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


05/13/2017

Strandemo Wins B1G 3,000m Steeplechase

Minnesota remains in the lead after the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championship

04/29/2017

Wiebke Breaks High Jump Record

Taylor Wiebke set a new program record in the high jump to lead the Gophers at the Longhorn Invitational Saturday

04/08/2017

Gophers Wrap Up Sun Angel Classic

Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic

03/18/2017

Gophers Win Four Events at Bulls Invite

Minnesota wrapped up its spring break training trip in Tampa, Fla., on day two of the USF Bulls Invitational Saturday

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

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

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2017 Season - Indoor: Ran 13 races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 600m, and 4x400m relay • ran a season-best 55.97 in the 400m to place 15th at the Big Ten Championship • ran a season-best 25.52 in the 200m at the Music City Challenge • ran a career-best 1:35.11 as the 600m runner-up and ran on winning 4x400m relay team (3:44.23) at Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran nine races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, and 4x400m relay • placed 24th in the 400m (56.94) at the Big Ten Championship • ran season-bests in the 200m (25.02) and the 400m (55.93) at the Longhorn Invite • ran on first-place 4x400m relay at the UCLA Legends Invite.

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 (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 25.10 Iowa State Classic (2/14/15)
400m 55.58 Big Ten Championship (2/26/16)
600m 1:35.11 Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual (1/21/17)
Keller's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 24.95 Sun Angel Classic (4/9/16)
400m 55.51 Virginia Challenge (4/23/16)

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NCAA West Prelim Up Next

5/23/2017

Eighteen Gophers are set to represent the Maroon & Gold at the NCAA West Prelim this week.

Eighteen Gophers Advance to NCAA Prelim

5/18/2017

Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim.

Seven Gophers Earn All-B1G Nods

5/16/2017

Seven members of the Golden Gopher women's track & field team have earned All-Big Ten Conference honors.

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