Women's Cross Country

Kate Buss
Kate Buss
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Blacksburg, VA
High School: Blacksburg
Position: Distance

2014 Outdoor: Placed second in the 5,000 meters at the Brown Springtime Open … finished fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Brown Invitational.

2013-14 Indoor: Ran a personal best in both the Mile and the 3,000 meters on the year … Finished the 3,000 in a time of 10:37.77 at the Joe Donahue Games … Ran the mile in 5:21.71 at the URI Invitational.

2013 XC: Recorded a time of 22:49.37 at the Dartmouth Invitational… Recorded a time of 18:52.0 at the Rothenberg Run… Placed 53rd at the Heptagonal Championships with a time of 22:13.8 Recorded a time of 22:30.6 at  the NCAA Northeast Regional 

2012-13: Finished 82nd at the Ivy League Cross Country Heptagonal Championships…Took 18th at the Brown University Rothenberg Invitational for Cross Country.

Before Brown: A four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field at Blacksburg High School ... Finished fifth at the 2011 XC State meet individually and 1st as a team, 2nd in the 3200m at 2012 outdoor states, all state for 1600 and 3200 at 2012 indoor states and the 3200 at 2011 indoor states, Nike Cross Nationals participant in 2010, placed 16th in the 5k at New Balance Nationals in 2012, member of the state record breaking 4x8 team in 2010.

Personal: Kathryn E. Buss, born October 4, 1993…Daughter of Gary and Janet Buss…Has one younger sibling, Cam…Member of the Student Council and National Honor Society in high school ...Undecided on a concentration.

Personal Bests:
5k (xc) - 18:53
3200 - 10:55
1600 - 5:11
1000 - 3:11