Kathleen Gardner
Kathleen Gardner
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mechanicsville, Va.
High School: Atlee

PERSONAL BESTS
5K: 19:30.7
6K: 22:58.0

2016: JUNIOR

  • Placed 86th at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a time of 19:02.1.
  • Placed eighth in the 6k at the CNU XC Invitational with a time of 22:58.0.
  • Placed 19th in the 5.2k at the JMU Cross Country Invitational with a time of 21:15.2.

2015: SOPHOMORE

  • Finished the A-10 Championship in 113th place with a time of 19:55.7
  • Recorded a time of 23:47 at the CNU Invite
  • Finished 234th at the historic Paul Short Run (24:15)
  • Placed 26th overall (21:21.9) at the JMU Open
  • Finished 45th (12:47.1) at the Richmond Invite, which was a two-mile race 

2014: FRESHMAN

  • Finished 100th at the Atlantic 10 Championship at 20:02.6
  • Finished 8th overall with a season best time of 24:12.2 in the 6K at the CNU XC Invite helping team to a 1st place finish
  • Top 5 finish at the Hagan Stone XC Invite with a 5K time of 19:30.7, which helped the Rams to the overall team title
  • Top 30 Finish at the 56th Annual William & Mary XC Invite
  • Helped the Rams to a team victory at the VSU XC Opener with a top-5 finish 

PRIOR TO VCU:

  • Part of the 2013-14 Indoor Track VHSL State Championship Team
  • Four-time Cross Country conference and regional meet qualifier 
  • Four-time Indoor and Outdoor conference and regional meet qualifier 
  • Qualified for the Outdoor State Championship her senior year 
  • Spanish Honors Society
  • Both parents went to VCU

PERSONAL

  • Daughters of Tim & Chris Gardner
  • Brother: Sean Gardner
  • Born on October 4, 1995
  • Major: AFO