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Kassidy Ellis
Kassidy  Ellis


Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:

Combined Events


T&F Notebook: 2015 Final Notes

Hawkeyes wrap outdoor season with 8 All-Americans


T&F Notebook: Big Ten Championships

The Hawkeyes take 6 No. 1 seeds to the conference championships


Hawkeyes Sparkle at Musco Twilight

UI track and field captures seven event titles and records 12 personal bests


Holder Grabs Silver, 7 Advance to Finals

UI track and field competes in day 2 of Drake Relays


Personal Bests Flood Beach Invitational

UI track and field wraps up competition in the Golden State before Drake Relays


Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Friday, Feb. 6, 2015


Iowa Track & Field Intrasquad

Iowa Track & Field Intrasquad Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014


Iowa Invitational Track & Field

Iowa Invitational Friday, Feb. 21, 2014


Iowa Invitational Track and Field Gallery 1

Action from the Iowa Invitational Track and Field Meet


Iowa Intrasquad Meet

Iowa Intrasquad Meet Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

2015 -- Indoor - placed eighth in long jump with a collegiate-best 19-5 1/2 (5.93m) at Big Ten Championships... that mark ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... placed second in long jump at Alex Wilson Invite (18-5 3/4, 5.63m)... ran 60 meters (7.83) at Husker Invite... placed eighth in long jump (18-1 1/2, 5.52m) and ran 60 meters (7.95) at ISU Classic... Outdoor - ran third leg on team-leading 400-meter relay that placed second at Big Ten Championships (44.71)... that time ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that posted a 45.07 in prelims at Drake Relays... that time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa... ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that placed 23rd at NCAA West Preliminary (45.72)... placed fifth in long jump with a collegiate-best 19-6 1/4, 5.95m) at Musco Twilight, which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... placed 11th in long jump at Big Ten Championships (18-11 3/4, 5.78m)... ran 100 meters (12.24) at Beach Invite... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2014 -- Indoor - led team in pentathlon (3,346 points) and 60-meter hurdles (9.05)... placed 14th in pentathlon at Big Ten Championships with a collegiate-best 3,346 points... that total ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... posted collegiate-best 32-10 1/2 (10.02m) in shot put as part of Big Ten pentathlon... placed seventh in pentathlon at Bill Bergan Invite (3,266 points)... placed third in 60-meter hurdles (9.06 - running a collegiate-best 9.05 in prelims) and placed fourth in long jump with a collegiate-best 17-3 1/2 (5.27m) at Iowa Invite... placed 11th in high jump at Big 4 Duals (4-11, 1.50m) and 16th at Jack Johnson Classic (5-2 1/2, 1.59m)... academic All-Big Ten. Outdoor - leads team in heptathlon (4,242 points) and 100-meter hurdles (15.28)... heptathlon point total ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... placed 14th in hepathlon at Drake Relays (4,242 points), posting collegiate bests in four events... placed seventh in high jump (5-1 3/4, 1.57m) and long jump (17-5 1/4, 5.31m), and eighth in javelin (99-4, 30.28m) at Illinois Twilight... placed seventh in javelin (92-9, 28.27m), 12th in long jump (15-8 1/4, 4.78m), 13th in 100-meter hurdles (15.28) and 16th in 200 meters (27.94) at Musco Twilight... placed 10th in javelin at Arkansas Spring Invite (94-8, 28.87m)... letterwinner.

2013 -- Indoor - placed seventh in pentathlon at Bill Bergan Invite with a collegiate-best 3,182 points... posted collegiate bests in all fi ve Bill Bergan Invite pentathlon events... placed eighth in 60-meter hurdles at adidas Classic (9.16)... placed second in 60-meter hurdles (9.17), fourth in long jump (15-1 1/4, 4.60m) and ninth in shot put (25-7 1/4, 7.80m) at Iowa Open... Outdoor - did not compete... Dean's List.

High School - four-time first team All-League selection... two-time All-Area selection... finished in the top 20 in the 110-meter hurldes at the California State meet her senior season and top 15 in the 300-meter hurdles her junior season.

Personal - born August 5, 1994... daughter of Cheryl and Garro Ellis... speech pathology major.

Ellis' Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
60 Meters(I) 7.83 at Husker Invitational 2/6/15
60 Hurdles (I) 9.05 Iowa Invitational 2/21/14
100 Meters (O) 12.24 Beach Invitational 4/18/15
100 Hurdles (O) 15.28 Musco Twilight 5/3/14
200 Meters (O) 27.43 at Drake Relays 4/23/14
800 Meters (I) 2:27.96 at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/25/13
800 Meters (O) 2:36.51 at Drake Relays 4/24/14
High Jump (I) 5-2 1/2 (1.59m) 2x, last at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/31/14
High Jump (O) 5-1 3/4 (1.57m) at Illinois Twilight 4/12/14
Long Jump (I) 19-5 1/2 (5.93m) at Big Ten Championships 2/28/15
Long Jump (O) 19-6 1/4 (5.95m) Musco Twilight 5/2/15
Shot Put (I) 32-10 1/2 (10.02m) at Big Ten Championships 2/28/14
Shot Put (O) 30-8 1/2 (9.36m) at Drake Relays 4/23/14
Javelin (O) 106-10 1/4 (32.57m) at Drake Relays 4/24/14
Pentathlon (I) 3,346 points at Big Ten Championships 2/28/14
Heptathlon (O) 4,242 points at Drake Relays 4/23-24/14

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