Katrina Skinner

Katrina Skinner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Wharton HS

Position:
Middle Distance/Distance

2009: Set a mile personal record of 5:16.94 at the Kentucky Invitational during the indoor season...Set an 800m personal record of 2.14:06 at the Tyson Invitational...Ran a season-best 4:54.91 to finish 13th in the 1,500 meters at the Florida Relays...In the season-ending UCF Twilight, had a personal-best 5:19.00.

Prior to UCF: Attended Wharton High School in Tampa, Fla...Won six medals from the FHSAA Class 3A state track and field finals...Posted the state's top time (2:16.18) in the 800m run in 2008...Ran a personal-best 5:00 in the mile as a senior...Lists her biggest thrill as an athlete to date as winning the 4x800m relay at the state championship...Also has a top-15 performance in the 2006 state cross country meet and a top-50 showing at the 2007 Foot Locker regional cross country championships...Posted the area's top 5K time in that meet of 18:34...Was the 2007 Hillsborough County cross country champion by nearly a minute over her next competitor...Named to the Tampa Tribune Girls' Cross Country First-Team and the St. Petersburg Times 2007 Cross Country Runner of the Year.

Personal: Born in Tampa, Fla...Daughter of Margaret Cornelius...Major is nursing...Twin sister of teammate Kathia Skinner.

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