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

Career Best Marks (Indoor):

2:18.78 800m Run 1/27/2019 KMS Invitational
5:07.54 1 Mile Run 2/23/2019 UAA Championships

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

2:17.17 800m Run 4/28/2018 UAA Championships
4:42.12 1500m Run 4/5/2019 Tiger Track Classic

Honors (Indoor):

2019 NCAA Division III Championships Participant Mile Run 16th
USTFCCCA South/Southeast All-Region 800m Run
All-UAA DMR 3rd

Honors (Outdoor):

2016 All-UAA 4x800m Relay 2nd
2019 USTFCCCA South/Southeast All-Region 800m Run
1500m Run

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."