Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona Twitter
Kylee Kieser
Kylee Kieser
Year: Junior
Hometown: Casa Grande, Ariz.
High School: Marcos de Niza
Position: Distance

Academic Notes: Plans to major in history for secondary education.

Personal Bests: 5:39.33@ (Mile), 10:25.26@ (3,000m)

2013 Cross Country: Competed at four meets... Top finish came at the George Kyte Classic finishing 16th with a time of 18:03.8... Finished 22nd at the Dave Murray Invitational with a time of 18:28.19... Finished 33rd at the Big Sky Championships with a time of 17:59.3.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in three meets... Finished 15th at the George Kyte Classic with a time of 18:03.4... Finished 290th at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational with a time of 22:05... Finished 59th at the Mountain Region Championships with a time of 22:03.9.

2012 Track & Field: Competed during the indoor in the mile and 3,000 meters ... Only showing in the mile came at the NAU Tune-Up, where she managed a time of 5:39.33@ ... Best 3K time of 10:25.26@ came at the Mtn. T’s Invite ... Competed in the 5,000 and 10,000-meter runs in her first outdoor season ... Had the team’s No. 5 time in the 5K after running a 17:50.86 at the Beach Invitational ... Scored her first team point at Big Sky Outdoors with an eighth-place finish in the 10K ... Her time of 36:29.87@ was a personal best and was good enough for third on the team.

2011 Cross Country: Solidified the No. 7 spot on the team by season's end in her first year with the Lumberjacks ... Saw her first action at the Dave Murray Invitational in Tucson, where she finished 23rd in a time of 18:32.0 ... Led a group of four NAU runners at the Grand Canyon Invitational, placing 13th overall (19:07.3) ... Ran at the Big Sky Championships, where she notched a solid 28th-place finish and a time of 19:26.94 ... Rounded out her inaugural season with a 67th-place mark (22:58.9) at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships.

High School: Won Division II state cross country title her senior year ... Followed that victory up with a track & field state championship in the mile run, and anchored her 4x800-meter relay team to a state title as well ... Earned All-State and All-Region awards her junior year ... Was the Tempe All-City champion in cross country ... Named an Arizona Dairy Council All-American her senior year.

Personal: Born to Kevin and Melanie Kieser on July 2, 1993 ... Has one brother, Kainan ... Chose NAU for great coaching and the desire to be a part of a team that grows and improves on and off the track.