Kathleen Valadez
Kathleen Valadez
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wheaton, Ill.
High School: Wheaton Warrenville South

PERSONAL-BEST 6K - 23:15.35 - NCAA Midwest Regional - 11/10/2012

2013-14: Placed 208th overall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... Academic all-UAA.

2012-13: Finished fifth in the 10,000 at the UAA Outdoor Championships (38:57.67) ... UAA all-academic for cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field.

2011-12: UAA all-academic for indoor and outdoor track & field.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in cross country and track & field at Wheaton Warrenville South High School ... Two-year state cross country qualfier, helping Wheaton Warrenville South to a third-place team finish in 2009 ... Member of the conference champion cross country (2009) and track & field (2010) teams ... Earned all-conference cross country honors in 2009 ... Received IHSA academic all-state and DVC academic all-conference honors, along with the WWSHS academic award.

PERSONAL: Majoring in urban studies and anthropology ... Daughter of Ray and Ann Valadez.