K.C. Cody
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Rosa, Calif.

High School:
Montgomery HS '04

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 136

Position:
Distance

Major:
Biological Sciences

2008: Placed 5th in 10,000 (32:06.53) at Big West Conference Championships... Best 10K mark was 30:48.73 at Chico Twilight... Competed in 5,000 in five meets, including PR of 14:28.12 at Stanford...Posted 8:24.85 in 3,000 during Causeway Dual, 6th in school history... Earned Academic All-Big West Conference honors.

2007: Redshirted.

2006: Raced in 3,000 (four times), 1,500 (twice) and 5,000 (twice)... Won 3K in two meets: Bulldog Dual (season-best 8:40.46) and Sac State Open (8:41.04)... Best 5K time was 15:22.73 at Cal-Nevada state meet... Went 4:03.84 in 1,500 at Hornet Invite.

2005: Competed primarily in 1,500, posting season-best 3:59.29 in Causeway Classic dual... Also raced in 800, 3000 and 5,000 in one meet each.

CROSS COUNTRY: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE as a senior, placing 8th... Team's top finisher in four meets in 2008... Redshirted 2007 season... Placed 17th at 2006 Div. I Independent Championships, despite running second half of race with only one shoe... Finished as team's No. 3 runner at Washington Sundodger Invite (25th overall) and Willamette Charles Bowles Invite (19th)... Appeared in six of seven meets in 2005... Placed 9th at Santa Clara, 12th at Aggie Open for best finishes... Competed in six meets as a freshman, including Pacific Association meet... Highest 2004 finish was 10th in Aggie Open.

MONTGOMERY HS '04: Selected as track team's Most Dedicated... Track PRs: 800 (1:58.9), mile (4:19.42), 3,000 (8:59)... Voted Most Valuable Runner for cross country team as a sophomore and senior, Most Improved as a junior... Was senior champion at Viking Open... Team went undefeated against North Bay League, finished as North Coast Section runner-up in 2002.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Rosa, Calif.... Majoring in biological sciences... Parents are William Cody & Dara Hill... Full name is Kelsey Charles Cody... Career highlight was reaching the state meet in the 1,600... Sports hero is Steve Prefontaine, non-sports hero is Che Guevara.