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Kate
Harrison
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Height: 5-6

Biography

  • After redshirt season, will again be a team leader
  • All-American 10,000-meter runner in track
  • Has been a consistently strong finisher throughout her career
At West Virginia in 2011
  • Earned All-America honors by finishing in eighth place at the NCAA Championship, an all-time WVU best finish, in 19:50 (6k)
  • Came in fifth place at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional in 21:38 (6k), earning all-region honors
  • Earned all-BIG EAST honors with third-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship in 19:52 (6k)
  • Finished in first place at the Penn State National in 20:50 (6k)
  • Came in first place at the Toledo Bubble Buster Invit. in 13:16 (4k)
At West Virginia in 2010
  • Redshirted
  • BIG EAST academic all-star
At West Virginia in 2009
  • Finished 94th (21:25) at the 2009 NCAA Championships (6k)
  • Placed 19th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional (21:40), named to all-region team
  • Finished 21st at the BIG EAST Championships (22:20) (6k)
  • Finished 20th (20:56) at the Paul Short Invitational (6k)
At West Virginia in 2008
  • Placed 69th in NCAA Championships race (20:57) (6k)
  • Finished 23rd at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional with a 6k time of 22:26, named to the NCAA Mid-Atlantic all-region team
  • Finished 32nd (21:34) out of 137 total runners at BIG EAST Championships (6k)
  • Placed 18th (21:07) at Penn State National (6k)
  • Finished 17th at Paul Short Invitational in 20:53 (6k)
At West Virginia in 2007
  • Finished second at the WVU Invitational
  • Placed fifth (21:35) at the Lock Haven Invitational
  • Took 39th overall at the Paul Short Invitational (6k)
  • Placed 36th (21:57) at the Penn State National (6k)
  • Came in 33rd place at the BIG EAST Championships (6k)
  • Ran a 6k time of 22:52 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
Prep
  • Ran for Bill Stephens at Birchmount Park
  • Finished eighth in the 3,000-meter run at 2005 Canadian Junior Nationals
  • Ran to a seventh-place finish in the 3,000-meter run at 2006 Canadian Junior Nationals
  • Took silver in the 3,000-meter run at the 2006 OFSAA
Personal
  • Daughter of David and Wilhelmina Harrison
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Birthday is June 20
  • Named all-academic honoree by the USTFCCCA
  • Majoring in exercise physiology
  • Named to the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Named to 2011 USTFCCCA All-Academic team

Related Articles

WVU's Harrison Trekking Upward
Posted: 11.20.11

Leading the Pack
Posted: 10.27.11

VSR: Harrison Named Student-Athlete of the Week
Posted: 10.17.11


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