Kayla Harris
Kayla Harris
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: University Laboratory School
Position: Long Sprints
Major: Chemical Engineering

2013: (Indoor): Finished 122nd in the 200m with a time of 28.18 at the Terrier Classic (1/25) … came 25th in the 400m in 1:04.60 and was part of the 4x400 relay that came fifth with a 4:20.23 at the Tufts Stampede (2/01) … improved her time in the 400m to 1:02.73 at the Cupid Challenge (2/11) … came 14th in the 4x400 relay in 4:13.22 and was part of the Distance Medley Relay that came first with a time of 12:18.87 at the New England Division III Championships (2/16).

Off the Track: Majoring in chemical engineering with a minor in chemistry … was an Office of Minority Education Teaching Assistant at MIT … Timothy M. Swager Research Group … American Chemical Society … National Society of Women in Engineering … National Society of Blacks in Engineering … National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers.

High School: A 2011 graduate of University Laboratory School … 4x400 relay state champion … 400m state runner-up … received all-state and all-metro honors for track and field...academic all-state for basketball, track and volleyball … basketball, track and volleyball team captain … National Merit Achievement finalist … Wendy High School Heisman … American Chemical Society Scholar.

Personal: Daughter of Julie Harris … mother ran track and field at Louisiana State University ... mother was an All-American and a member of three national championship teams and coached the 1996 Belize Olympic team.