Freshman distance runner becomes third Cougar to break a school record this season
2013-14 (Junior) Indoor: Competed in five meets for the Cougars... Placed second at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational (Feb. 8) in the triple jump with a personal best leap of 12.23m (40'-1.5")... Had two top three finishes throughout the season.
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA Regional meet in the triple jump... Took second place at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships in the triple jump with a personal best leap of 12.47m (40'-11")... Earned a spot on the All-American Athletic Conference team.
2012-13 (Sophomore) Indoor: Placed eighth in the triple jump at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational with a distance of 11.23m (36-10.25)... Redshirted the rest of the indoor season.
Outdoor: Competed in five meets for the Cougars... Recorded a personal best of 12.06m (39'-7") to place second at the USF Collegiate Invitational (April 5), the first meet of the 2013 season.
Outdoor: Competed in two meets for the Cougars... Recorded her first collegiate marks at the Texas Invitational, placing fourth with a leap of 11.76m (38'-7").
Ran for Donnie Dziuk at Karnes City High School in Karnes City where she was a four year letterman... Won state title in the triple jump (37'-10") in 2008 and 2010 (38'-5")... Placed third at state in the triple jump in 2009 (38')... Set a personal record in the triple jump at Three Rivers Relays with a 40'-4" mark... Also played basketball, lettering every year... Recieved first, second, and honorable mention honors along with being named to the academic all district team.
Full name is Brittany LaShawn Kinney... Born on October 12, 1992 in Karnes City... Daughter of Paul and Tonja Kinney... Has a brother, Paul Kinney Jr.... Majoring in Kinesiology, she aspires to practice sports medicine or be a physical therapist... Enjoys sports, shopping, watching television, and having a good time.