Michelle Kagei
Michelle Kagei
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
High School: Palos Verdes
Position: Distance
Major: Anthropology & Human Biology
Parents: Joji & Deborah

Career Best Marks (Indoor):

11:53.69 3000m Run
1/25/2015 Emory Crossplex
18:18.36 5000m Run 2/3/2017 Buccaneer T&F Invitational

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

11:00.23 3000m Run 4/15/2016 Mount Laurel Invitational
19:45.75 5000m Run
3/21/2014 Emory Invitational

Honors (Indoor):

2017 USTFCCCA South/Southeast All-Region 5000m Run

Prior to Emory:

Earned four letters in track and three in cross country while at Palos Verdes High School ... Was coached by Brian Shapiro ... Top 5K time as a prep was a 19:14 ... Was named her cross country team's MVP all four years ...  Helped Palos Verdes to the California Division III State Cross Country Championship in 2011.


Daughter of Joji and Deborah Kagei...Born September 22nd... Also a member of the Emory Cross Country team... Was her high school's valedictorian.

Why she chose Emory?

"I chose Emory because of its strong academics, excellent pre-health program, and beautiful campus."