Kayla Fischer
Kayla Fischer
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Katy, Texas
High School: Katy HS
Position: Distance

2012 CROSS COUNTRY (SOPHOMORE): Ran in four total meets … finished in 20th place finish at the Islanders Splash (9/28) … recorded a time of 25:14.5 in the 6k at the Southland Conference Championships (10/26).

2012 OUTDOOR TRACK (FRESHMAN): Recorded a time of 2:36.44 in the women’s 800m and a time of 5:28.34 in the women’s 1500m at the Border Olympics (3/3) … ran a time of 5:11.01 in the women’s 1500m along with finishing fifth for the Islanders in the women’s 5k with a time of 20:18.23 at the Cactus Cup (3/17) … clocked a time of 5:01.29 in the women’s 1500m at the Texas State Invitational (4/6) … finished fourth for the Islanders in the women’s 1500m with a time of 5:14.58 at the Texas Invitational (4/14) … placed third with a personal-best time of 4:55.41 in the women’s 1500m at the J. Fred Duckett Rice Twilight (4/21) … finished second for the Islanders in the women’s 1500m with a  time of 5:11.31 at the Bobcat Classic (4/28).

2012 INDOOR TRACK (FRESHMAN): Clocked a personal-best time of 5:36.79 in the women’s one mile at the Jeff Davis Bank McNeese Indoor Meet (2/3) …  competed in the women’s 800m to finish with a time of 2:34.48 at the McNeese State Cowboy Indoor Meet (1/13) … competed in three events or meets during the season.

2011 CROSS COUNTRY (FRESHMAN): Did not compete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Ran for head coach James Darcey at Katy High School in Katy, Texas … named Most Understanding Athlete for track and cross country … named Academic All-State … finished second in districts and advanced to regionals … played volleyball her freshman year and basketball her freshman and sophomore years … earned Academic All-State in cross country and track.

PERSONAL: Born Kayla Fischer on April 14, 1993, in Tomball, Texas … parents are Karl and Barbara Fischer … has two siblings, Anna and Carla … major is kinesiology.