Kayla O'Shea
Kayla O'Shea
Height: 5-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Marietta, GA
High School: Lassiter
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Nursing
Parents: William & Teresa

Career Best Marks (Indoor):

2:24.82 800m Run 1/22/2017 Emory Crossplex Invitational

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

2:19.40 800m Run 4/22/2017 UAA Championships

Honors (Outdoor):

2016 All-UAA 4x800m Relay 2nd

Prior to Emory:
Earned four varsity letters in track and one in cross country while at Lassiter High School ... Was coached by Scott Freed ... Posted a 5K time of 20:07 and a 1,600 meters effort of 5:36 ... Ran sprints during the early years of her high school career ... Served as her track team's distance captain her senior year ... Named Lassiter's Most Valuable Sprinter in 2013 ... Earned Most Valuable Distance Runner honors her final year ... Also competed on the gymnastics team and was a diver. 

Daughter of William and Teresa O'Shea ... Plans to major in nursing.

Why she chose Emory?
"I chose Emory because everyone here is so friendly and I love the sense of community."