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Kayla Lampe

  • position Distances
  • class Redshirt Junior
  • Hometown Downingtown, Pa.
  • High school Bishop Shanahan
  • position Distances
  • class Redshirt Junior
  • Hometown Downingtown, Pa.
  • High school Bishop Shanahan

Kayla Lampe Bio

Woodrow Scholar
2013 Second-Team All-SEC Indoor Track
2012 Second-Team All-SEC Cross Country
2012 All-Southeast Region Cross Country
2013, 2014, 2015 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2015 Track & Field: Did not compete indoors or outdoors.

2014: Cross Country (R-Junior):Raced in two events… finished 34th in the Paul Short Invitational Open 6K race with a time of 22:24 (10/4)… ran a 18:32.57 in the Crimson Classic, taking 61st overall (10/17).

Top 5K Time: 18:32.57 (at Crimson Classic)
Top 6K Time: 22:24 (at Paul Short Invite Open)

2013 Cross Country (R-Sophomore): Did not compete due to injury.

2013 Track & Field (R-Fr./So.): Named to the 2013 Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll … Ran the 3000m indoors once, posting a 9:53.55 in the Auburn Invite to finish ninth … Moved back to 5000m for the rest of the indoor season, finishing fourth in the Armory Collegiate before improving her time in the Husky Classic a week later (16:32.48) … Gained the silver at the SEC Championships in the 5000m, breaking a school record with her 16:19.02 clocking … Moved to 10000m outdoors, making the NCAA field in the longest distance event … Finished fourth in the Raleigh Relays before taking 11th in the SEC Championships … Tallied her best time in the NCAA Prelims at 33:43.95 while finishing 17th in the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

2012 Cross Country (R-Freshman): Ranked as the Gamecocks’ top finisher in all the events she competed … Paced the field in the season-opening Gamecock Invitational, posting a 17:10.2 in her only 5K of the fall … Her top 6K time came in the final race of the season, finishing eighth with her 20:40.43 clocking … Both stand as the fastest cross country times at those distances in South Carolina history … Garnered SEC All-Freshman Team honors and second-team All-SEC accolades with a 13th-place showing at the SEC Championships (21:02.30) … Won the Black section of the NCAA Pre-Nationals at Louisville with a 6K time of 21:03.5 … Finished second in the Vanderbilt Invitational (21:06.24) … Came in third at the Charlotte Invitational 6K (21:13.50).

2012 Track & Field (Freshman): Garnered a spot on the 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll … After missing indoors, she ran the 5000m outdoors … Took first in the Spec Town Invitational before scoring and finishing eighth at the SEC Championships with a 16:55.82 time … That’s the fastest 5000m clocking for a Gamecock freshman in history.

2011 Cross Country (Freshman): Did not compete.

High School: Earned a total of eight letters in track and cross country at Bishop Shanahan High School … A three-time Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association state qualifier in cross country, finishing 14th as a junior in 2009 … Posted top times of 18:28 in the 5K in cross country and 11:18 in the 3200m in track … A second-team all-state selection.

Personal: The daughter of Roy and Julie Lampe, Kayla has one sister, Jill, who is also a part of the Gamecocks’ track and cross country teams … Majoring in nursing.