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Kat Bouton

Class: Sophomore
Position: Distance
Height: 5-5

Previous School: Flower Mound High School

Hometown: Flower Mound, Texas

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
800 - 2:24.54
1,000 - 3:14.11 (Indoor)
Mile - 5:23.02 (Indoor)
3K - 10:58.13 (Indoor)
3K SC - 12:01.21

2014 Cross Country (So.)
• Closed her sophomore season with personal-best times in the 5K (19:20.55 at Big South) and 6K (22:55.7 at NCAA Division I Southeast Regional)
• Liberty's No. 5 runner at the Big South Championship for the second straight season, finishing 23rd overall for the runner-up Lady Flames
• Ran fourth for the Lady Flames at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championships, finishing 63 places better than the previous season in 149th
• One of Liberty's top six finishers in all seven of her races

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Ran 12:01.21 for her steeplechase debut at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational, marking the Lady Flames' fastest time of the season
• Came in 12th in the Big South steeplechase final

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Ran the mile at the Big South meet, placing 22nd
• Season-best mile time of 5:23.02 came at the Liberty Quad

2013 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Liberty's fifth scorer at the Big South Championship, placing 29th overall
• Served as the Lady Flames' No. 6 runner at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship, recording a 212th-place finish
• Season-best 5K time of 19:38.8 came at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• One of four Liberty freshmen to race at the ISU Pre-National Invitational

Prep
• Graduated from Flower Mound High School
• As a senior, was part of Flower Mound's third-place distance medley relay team at the Texas Relays
• In 2011, helped the Lady Jaguars place a program-best third at the 2011 Texas UIL Class 5A State Cross Country Championship
• Owns an 800-meter personal-best time of 2:20.20, which qualified her for the UIL Region I-5A meet in 2011
• Other personal-best marks include 5:23 for the 1,600, 11:45 for the 3,200 and 19:37 for the 5K

Personal
• Daughter of Kenneth and Christine Bouton
• Cousin of Liberty assistant track & field/cross country coach Rebekah Ricksecker
• Birthday is July 7
• Major is Teaching English as a Second Language