Cross Country
Suzanne Holt - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Muhlenberg South

• 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championship Participant

2009-10 (Junior): Cross Country – Competed in three meets for UK … Turned in best performance at Old Timers Classic with 5K time of 19:21 to finish seventh on the team … At SEC Championships crossed line at 25:07 on 6K course.Indoor – Did notcompete. Outdoor – Did not compete.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Cross Country – Competed in first NCAA Championship Meet finishing the 6K course in 24:12 … Scored in two meets for the Cats this season … Ran fifth on the team at Memphis Twilight clocking in at a pace of 19:49 for the 5K race … Also placed fifth on the team at Iona Meet of Champions with a 6K mark of 24:10 … Season best times were recorded at Notre Dame Invitational (5K – 19:06) and Penn State National Invitational (6K – 23:11). Indoor – Competed in the mile and 3,000m runs. Outdoor – Competed in the 3,000m and 5,000m runs.

2007-08 (Freshman): Cross Country – Competed in first three meets for the Wildcats … Finished 40th overall at Old Timers Classic 5K (19:47). Indoor – Ran a personal-best time of 5:22.00 in mile run at McCravy Memorial. Outdoor – Posted personal best 3000m run time at Eastern Kentucky Invitational with a time of 10:43.48 … At Jesse Owens Track Classic turned in personal best 5000m time of 18:55.49.

High School: KHSAA Class AA State Champion in cross country her senior year … Regional cross country champion her last two seasons in high school … Captain of her cross country team her junior and senior years as the squad won the regional title twice and the state title in 2006 … Indoor state champion in the 3,000-meter run her senior year after finishing as state runner-up in the event in 2005 … Captured the outdoor regional title in the 1,600-meter run her junior season, earning all-state honors in the event her last two years … Coached by Mark Fortney … Lettered four years in cross country and three years in track … Graduated in the top 20 of her class … Was her class vice president and also vice president of the National Honor Society … Senior BETA Club President … Academic All-State selection her junior and senior years.

Personal: Full name is Katherine Suzanne Holt … Born Feb. 5, 1989 … Parents are Robert and Laura Holt … Has two brothers Heath and Ben … Major is business marketing.

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