Kiara McIntosh
Kiara McIntosh

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Menifee, Calif.

High School:
Paloma Valley HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
01/18/1995

02/28/2015

Women Earn Highest B1G Indoor Finish Since '01

The Boilermakers broke three more school records on Saturday.

02/27/2015

School Record and Multiple Medals Highlight First Day of B1Gs

Purdue advanced at least one runner to the finals in every women's running event.

02/21/2015

Boilermakers Break Three Relay School Records at Alex Wilson Invite

Purdue put two relay teams in contention for NCAA Championships qualification on Saturday.

02/07/2015

Women's 4x400m Relay Breaks School Record at Meyo Invite

The Boilermakers added several more top 10 performances on Saturday.

02/01/2015

Boilermakers Wrap Up Razorback Invite

Purdue added three more top 10 times in program history on Saturday.

2015: Competed in seven indoor meets, before missing the outdoor season with an injury ... finished sixth in the mile at the Big Ten Championships to help the women finish third overall, the program's best since 2001 ... ran a personal best time of 4:44.82 at Big Tens in the mile prelim, the fifth-fastest time in program history ... helped break the school record in the distance medley relay with a time of 11:07.20 at Alex Wilson Invitational, where the women finished fifth ... DMR time finished the season ranked 15th in the country ... ran a PR time of 2:08.68 in the 800m, which ranks seventh in program history, at the Meyo Invite to finish 11th.

2014:
Competed in six indoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships and participated in seven outdoor meets, counting the Big Ten Championships... had two second-place finishes in the 1500m: the Texas State Invitational and the Border Battle ... PR in the 1500m was recorded at 4:30.03 ... took 17that the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the mile with a time of 4:57.71 ... placed 15th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 1500m with a time of 4:33.42 ... PR in the mile stands at 4:57.71.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and field and two in cross country; also played two years of volleyball and was Freshman MVP, as well as sophomore Wildcat Award winner; named Most Outstanding Performer in track as a junior and Athlete of the Year as a sophomore; was cross country MVP as a junior; Sunbelt League First Team selection as a junior and also CIF Champion in he 800m; track and cross country MVP as a senior and CIF SS D1 Champ as a senior.

Personal: Kiara Renee McIntosh was born Jan. 18, 1995 to parents Les and Lourdes McIntosh in San Diego; has two sisters, Latrese (older) and Nyssa (younger), and a younger brother, Marcus; majoring in engineering; enjoys baking, hiking and the outdoors.

CAREER BESTS

800m 1000m 1500m Mile
Lifetime 2:08.68 (2/7/15) 2:57.56 (2/8/14) 4:30.03 (4/5/14) 4:44.82 (2/27/15)
Indoor 2:08.68 (2/7/15) 2:57.56 (2/8/14) -- 4:44.82 (2/27/15)
Outdoor 2:12.76 (5/3/14) -- 4:30.03 (4/5/14) 4:57.71 (4/19/14)

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