Kat Keller
Kat  Keller

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
New Richmond, Wis.

High School:
New Richmond HS

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/10/1994

Experience:
2 Letters


02/24/2017

Records Fall on B1G Day One

Emerald Egwim, Emma Spagnola, and Kimberly Golding all broke Minnesota program records on day one of the B1G Championship

02/17/2017

Seniors Reflect on Gopher Careers

Minnesota will celebrate its 2017 seniors during the Parents Day Invite on Saturday

02/10/2017

Gophers Kick Off Day One at Vanderbilt

As part of its three-meet weekend, Minnesota has a group competing at the Music City Challenge hosted by Vanderbilt

02/04/2017

Strandemo Leads Gophers at Meyo Invite

Madeline Strandemo ran the second-fastest mile in program history to lead Minnesota on day two at the Meyo Invite

02/03/2017

Gophers Kick Off Meyo Invite

Minnesota competed on day one of the Meyo Invitational on the road at Notre Dame Friday night

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day Two

Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.

01/23/2016

Women Track host Wisconsin

Minnesota wins Border Battle

07/21/2015

W. Track Big Ten Indoor Championships February 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on February 27, 2015.

03/11/2015

Kat Keller

Photos of women's track & field athlete Kat Keller

Photo Gallery

2016 Season - Indoor: Ran 10 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 55.58 in the 400m to place 18th at the Big Ten Championship • broke the Minnesota indoor program record in the 4x400m relay at Big Tens, placing fourth in 3:35.33 • won the 400m (56.95) at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual • ran a season-best 25.34 to place third in the 200m at the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual • led off Minnesota’s second-place 4x400m relay (3:42.17) at the ISU Classic • ran third on the first-place 4x400m relay (3:42.57) at the Jack Johnson Classic.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran 14 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay, and 4x400m relay • ran second leg of the program record-breaking 4x400m relay (3:32.50) that finished fourth to clinch a share of the Big Ten team title and placed 15th in the 400m (55.57) at the Big Ten Championship • NCAA West Prelim qualifier with the 4x400m relay, running third on the 16th place relay team (3:37.01) • ran on winning 4x100m relay (45.71) and 4x400m relay (3:35.93) at the Rock Chalk Classic • ran a career-best 24.95 in the 200m at the Sun Angel Classic • ran a career-best 55.51 in the 400m at the Virginia Challenge.

2015 Season - Indoor: Ran in 10 races • ran career-best times in the 200m (25.10) and 400m (56.18) to place ninth in both events at the Iowa State Classic • placed 20th in the 400m (56.88) at the Big Ten Championship • ran on the fourth-place 4x400m relay at the Iowa State Classic (3:43.03) to rank ninth in Minnesota history.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran seven races, including four appearances in the 400m • ran a career-best 56.62 to place 23rd in the 400m at the Big Ten Championship • ran on the first-place 4x100m relay team at the Jaguar Challenge • ran on the 4x400m relay twice.

2014 Season - Indoor: Ran three races • ran a season-best 26.10 for fourth place in the 200m at the season-opening Northwest Open • ran the 4x400m relay twice.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in eight races, running the 200m twice, 400m five times and 4x400m relay once • recorded season-best 400m time of 57.74 and season-best 200m time of 25.68 at UC San Diego • took second in the 400m (58.15) at Hamline Invitational • finished 12th in the 200m (25.90) at Musco Twilight • ran on fifth-place 4x400m relay (3:54.79) at Spec Towns.

2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A graduate of New Richmond High School • as a senior at the Wisconsin state meet, finished second in the 100m, third in the 400m and fourth in the 200m • holds Middle Border Conference titles and school records in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 4x200m relay • also an all-conference basketball player and cross country runner • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born May 10, 1994 • daughter of Brian and Debbie Keller • has a brother, Jon • father wrestled at UW-River Falls • majoring in kinesiology.

Keller's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 25.10 Iowa State Classic (2/14/15)
400m 55.58 Big Ten Championship (2/26/16)
Keller's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 24.95 Sun Angel Classic (4/9/16)
400m 55.51 Virginia Challenge (4/23/16)

MORE HEADLINES

Records Fall on B1G Day One

2/24/2017

Emerald Egwim, Emma Spagnola, and Kimberly Golding all broke Minnesota program records on day one of the B1G Championship.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kimberly Golding

2/23/2017

GopherSports.com catches up with senior hurdler Kimberly Golding as the Gophers head to the B1G Championship.

Bingle Previews Indoor Big Tens

2/23/2017

Director of women's track & field/cross country Matt Bingle looks ahead to this week's Big Ten Championship.

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