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Kassidy Ellis
Kassidy  Ellis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Frontier

Event:
Combined Events

02/27/2015

Hawkeyes Advance 8 Athletes to B1G Finals

UI track and field opens day one of competition at the B1G Championships.

02/25/2015

T&F Notebook: Big Ten Indoor Championships

UI track and field team heads to Geneva, Ohio, for conference showdown.

02/21/2015

Hawkeyes Unleash Top Performances at Notre Dame

UI track and field wraps up final meet before Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28).

02/14/2015

Hawkeyes Record Nine PRs in Ames

UI track and field competes in day 2 of Iowa State Classic.

02/13/2015

Lewis Shatters School Record

Hawkeyes open day one of competition at the Iowa State Classic.

02/06/2015

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

12/06/2014

Iowa Track & Field Intrasquad

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

02/21/2014

Iowa Invitational Track & Field

Iowa Invitational Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

02/21/2014

Iowa Invitational Track and Field Gallery 1

Action from the Iowa Invitational Track and Field Meet

12/07/2013

Iowa Intrasquad Meet

Iowa Intrasquad Meet Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

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 Hurdles (I) 9.05 Iowa Invitational 2/21/14
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) 17-3 1/2 (5.27m) Iowa Invitational 2/21/14
Long Jump (O) 17-5 1/4 (5.31m) at Illinois Twilight 4/12/14
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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