Kylie Peterson
Kylie Peterson

Burnsville, Minn.

High School:
Apple Valley HS




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Gophers Finish Seventh at Big Ten Indoor Championships

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Career Highlights: Second team All-American with the 4x100m team in 2012 • 4x100 also set school record (44.32) • an NCAA Preliminary Round competitor in 100 meters and 4x100-meter relay • All-Big Ten Second Team in 2010 • ranks in the Minnesota top-10 list in the 60-meter dash, 100 meters (11.58) and indoor 200 meters.

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished ninth in the 60 meters at the Big Ten Championships • won the 60m with a season-best time of 7.46 at the Iowa State Classic • finished third at the Meyo Invitational • also competed in the 200m during the season, with a time of 25.07 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Part of the Gophers' 4x100-meter relay team during the season, including a seventh-place finish at the Big Ten Championships • relay's best time was 45.64 in the Big Ten prelims • also finished 19th in the open 100m • won the 100m at the Viking Classic with a season-best time of 11.92 • best 200m time was 25.53 at Arkansas.

2012 Season - Indoor: Ran a season-best time of 7.53 at the Big Ten Championships to place seventh in the 60-meter dash • took second at the Parents Day Open in the 60m (7.62) • ran her season-best time in the 200-meter dash (25.59) at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Anchored the 4x100m relay team that earned second-team All-America honors (44.48, 13th) at the NCAA Championships • the 4x100m team broke its own record at the NCAA West Preliminary Round (44.32) • anchored the school-record setting 4x100 in the Big Ten Championships prelims (44.55) • went on to finish third in the 4x100 • also finished sixth in the open 100 (11.80) • ran a season-best 100m time of 11.78 in the Big Ten prelims.

2011 Season: Redshirted the Indoor and Outdoor Seasons.

2010 Season - Indoor: Placed third in the Big Ten Championships in the 60 meters (7.46) • clocked a career-best time of 7.45 in the prelims, the second-fastest time in school history • also competed in the 200 meters at Big Ten Championships • ran season-best 200 meter time of 24:70 at Iowa State Classic.Outdoor:An NCAA Preliminary Meet competitor in 100 meters • placed 13th with a time of 11.58 seconds, one spot from qualifying for the NCAA Championships • anchor of Gophers' 4x100-meter relay that advanced to NCAA Preliminary Meet • relay was disqualified for a dropped baton • All-Big Ten Second Team • Conference runner-up in 100 meters (11.74) • won Musco Twilight title with a career-best time of 11.58 seconds, the third-fastest time in Gopher history • anchored 4x100m relay that won Musco Twilight in a season-best time of 45.65, sixth-best in school history • earned second varsity letter.

2009 Season -- Indoor:Placed third in the Big Ten Championships in the 60 meters (7.52) • clocked a career-best time of 7.51 in the prelims • competed in five meets.Outdoor:Competed in six meets • finished third in the 100 meters (11.81) at the Big Ten meet • won the Hamline Unsaintly title with a career-best time of 11.72 seconds, a time that ranks fourth in school history • anchored the 4x100-meter relay that clocked the fourth-best time in Gopher history (45.59) in the Big Ten prelims • earned first varsity letter.

High School:A 2008 graduate of Apple Valley High School • high school coach was Raedi Zimmer • won three Minnesota AA titles as a senior in 2008, four in her high school career • won the 100 meters in a wind-aided time of 11.79 after setting the state record of 11.88 in prelims • clocked a time of 24.70 to win 200 meters and ran second leg of the champion 4x100-meter relay • led team to a third-place showing • the 2008 Gatorade Minnesota Girls Track Athlete of the Year • won first state title in the 100 meters as a junior in 2007 • a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:Born Nov. 9, 1989 • intends to major in communications • daughter of Scott and Julie Peterson • has younger brothers Austin Davis and D.J. • enjoys art and sketching.

Event Time (All-Time Rank)
60m, Indoor 7.45 (4th) Big Ten (2/27/10)
100m, Outdoor 11.58 (4th) Musco Twilight (5/1/10)
200m, Indoor 24.70 (9th) ISU Classic (2/12/10)
200m, Outdoor 24.43 Jim Click (4/3/10)


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