Kaitlyn Willette
Kaitlyn  Willette

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Jerome

Event:
Mid-Distance

Major:
Communication

04/26/2015

Buckeyes Win Five Events at Ashland Alumni Open

Simmons breaks own school record in the pole vault

04/12/2014

Minori Minagawa Wins 10,000 Meters at All-Ohio

Group of eight performs well in Cincinnati

03/01/2016

2016 Buckeye Tune-Up

Photos by Robert Hardin

05/04/2015

2015 Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic

Photos by Jeff Mills and Ohio State Athletics Communications

04/22/2014

2014 Jesse Owens Track Classic

Photos by Jay LaPrete

Academic Achievements
Four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
2017 Academic All-Big Ten selection
2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

PRs

800m - 2:13.21
1500m - 4:32.66

3000m – 10:39.54
Mile- 4:59.40

2017 Outdoor (Senior)
Ran a 1,500m time of 5:02.86 at the Jesse Owens Classic.

2017 Indoor (Senior)
Took 10th in the mile run at the Buckeye Tune Up with a time of 5:19.36 … registered a career-best 3,000m run time of 10:39.54 at the Spire Invite.

2016 Outdoor (Junior)
Placed second in the 1,500m run at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite with a readout of 4:44.64 … covered 1,500m in 4:43.04 at the Ohio Open to earn bronze … competed in the 800m and 1,500m run at the Jesse Owens Classic.

2016 Indoor (Junior)
Registered personal-best time of 4:59.40 in the mile at the Meyo Invitational … took fourth in the mile (5:05.79) at the Ohio State Invitational … competed at the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational.

2015 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Fourth place in the 1500-meter run at the Ashland Alumni Open ... ninth in the 1500 at the All-Ohio championships ... also competed at the Virginia Challenge and Jesse Owens Classic.

2015 Indoor (Sophomore)
Did not compete.

2014 Outdoor (Freshman)
Ran in the 1500-meter run at the Big Ten championships, placing 16th overall ... posted a season-best 1500-meter time of 4:32.66 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... third place in the 800-meter run at the All-Ohio championships ... also competed at the Dave Rankin Invite and Yellow Jacket Invitational.

2014 Indoor (Freshman)
Fourth place in both the mile and 800-meter run at the Buckeye Tune-up ... eighth in the mile at the Buckeye Classic ... also represented Ohio State at the Kentucky Invitational and SPIRE NCAA D-1 Invitational.

Dublin Jerome High School
Placed fourth in the 800m at the 2013 OHSAA Division I State Championships ... fifth in the 800m at the 2013 Midwest Meet of Champions ... seventh in the 1600m at the 2013 OATCCC DI Indoor Championships ... two-time OHSAA state cross country participant; high placement of 20th in 2011 ... owns school records in the 3200m, 5000m and 4x4 and 4x800m relays ... Wendy's High School Heisman nominee ... three-time Academic All-Ohio ... also lettered in gymnastics.