Katherine Burton
    Katherine Burton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hazel Crest, Ill.

    High School:
    Tinley Park

    Event:
    Sprints

    Birthdate:
    12/30/1988


    Last updated on May 31, 2011

    2010-11: Indoor: Competed in six meets in the 200m, 400m and the 4x400m relay...Ran a season-best 200m time of 26.98 at the Saluki Open...Ran a season-best 400m time of 1:00.65 at the Rod McCravy Memorial. Outdoor: Ran in five meets, competing in the 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay...Ran a season-best 400m time of 59.40 at the War Eagle Invitational...Ran a season-best 200m time of 25.05 at the Vanderbilt Invitational.

    2009-10: Competed in 12 meets (six indoor, six outdoor) during the season...Notched a sixth place finish in the 400m at the Joey Haines Invitational with a season-best time of 57.27...Finished third at the EIU Friday Night Special in the 400m with a time of 59.17.

    2008-09: Set a personal record in the 200m dash at the Joey Haines Invitational in Cape Girardeau, Mo., with a time of 25.45...Finished a season-high ninth in the 400m at the McDonald's Invitational...Ran as the second leg of the 4x400m Relay team that placed second at the Indiana Invitational...Participated in seven indoor events and six outdoor events.

    2007-08: Participated in five events, including the 60m, 100m, 200m, 400m, and 4x400 relay...Best indoor finish was 16th in the 60m at the Saluki Fast Start...Best outdoor finish was eighth in the 100m at the Spring Classic...Competed in two indoor meets and six outdoor meets as a freshman in 2007-08.

    High School: Named Rookie of the Year as a freshman at Tinley Park High School...Voted Most Improved as a sophomore...Named MVP as a junior and a senior...Won conference championships as a junior (100m) and senior (100m, 200m)...Also won conference in the 4x100 her senior year...State qualifier in the 200m in her final prep season.

    Personal: Full name is Katherine Laverne Burton...Majors in pre-nursing...Born Dec. 30, 1988...Daughter of Richard Burton and Cora Robinson.

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