Indoor: Competed in two meets during the indoor season...Finished sixth in the 3,000-meter run in 11:02.77 at the Leonard HIlton Memorial Invitational on Jan. 13.
Outdoor: Did not compete for Houston during the outdoor season.
2015-16 (Freshman)Indoor: Competed in four meets for the Cougars during the indoor slate...Finished 12th at the Howie Ryan Invitational with a 5:35.10 in the mile...Notched a personal record 11:00.17 in the 3000m at the Charlie Thomas Invitational to finish 18th.
Outdoor: Ran the outdoor 3K for the first time in her career at the Baylor Invitational where she clocked a 18:50.71...Opened her outdoor career in the 5000m where she clocked 18:50.71 in her first race.
Seven-time letterwinner for the Nighthawks at Ironwood Ridge HS in cross country and track and field under Rob Clouse and Gary Forrest...was a member of back-to-back Regional Championship runner up squads her freshman and sophomore seasons in cross country...voted captain of her high school team three times...seven-time state championship qualifier...Southern Arizona D1 Runner of the Year...three-time First-Team All Southern Arizona...Wendy's high School Heisman State Finalist...School record holder in the 5000m, cross country short course, 2000m Steeple and the mile relay.
Full name is Kristin Kaye Powell...daughter of David and Lisa Powell...was an Arizona Merit Scholar and four-time Academic Letter Recipient in high school...member of the National Honor Society and Interscholastic Leadership Council...hobbies include hiking, quading, kayaking, soccer and NASCAR.