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Kristen Willeford

Class: Senior
Position: High Jump
Height: 5-8

Previous School: Bitburg HS

Hometown: Bitburg, Germany

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
HJ – 5-6 (1.68m)
JAV - 87-4 (26.63m)

Big South Individual Titles (1)
2013 Indoor High Jump

All-Big South Honors (3)
2013 Indoor High Jump - 1st
2013 Outdoor High Jump - T-2nd
2014 Indoor High Jump - T-3rd

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Shared second place in the Big South high jump final, clearing 5-4.25
• Closed out her season with a 5-5.25 high jump clearance at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier, claiming the No. 6 spot on Liberty's all-time outdoor list

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Broke through for her first career Big South high jump title, posting a winning clearance of 5-5
• Cleared a collegiate-best 5-5.75 at the Liberty Quad, moving into a tie for fifth place in program history
• Made her ECAC debut in the high jump

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Tied for eighth in the Big South high jump
• Cleared 5-3 at the Raleigh Relays and Winthrop Twilight

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Finished seventh in the Big South high jump final with her second 5-5 clearance of the season

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Shared seventh place in the Big South high jump
• Finished the year with a season-best 5-3.75 effort, winning the Liberty Twilight Qualifier high jump title

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Tied for seventh place in the Big South high jump final
• Jumped a season-best 5-5 at the Liberty Open
• Won the Liberty Quad high jump crown

Prep
• Graduated from Bitburg American High School in Germany
• Two-time DODDS European Champion in the high jump
• Cleared 5-8 as a junior and was named field events MVP in Europe
• Attended Mascoutah High School for her first two years and set the school high jump record at 5-6
• Placed eighth in the high jump at the 2008 Illinois State Track & Field Championships

Personal
• Daughter of Gary and Jamie Willeford
• Special education major
• Birthday is April 9