2012 CHATTANOOGA CROSS COUNTRY Helenka Kis
5-4 • Freshman Columbia, Tennessee Central High School
High School Three-time medalist at the state track championships ... placed 7th in the 800 meters in 2008 and 2009 ... placed 8th in the 800 meters in 2011 ... member of the 8th place 4x800 meter team in 2008 ... 800 meter PR: 2:21 ... Girl's track team won district title two years in a row ... member of the volleyball team and was a three-time all-district award winner, 2009-11. Personal Jessica Lynn Philpott ... born June 7 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. ... daughter of Shelba and Darin Philpott ... sister Jenna runs track at Tennessee Tech ... Marketing major.
Columbia Central HighSchool Ran cross country and track in high school ... competed in the 800m, mile and two-mile ... placed fifth in the 800m and sixth in the 1600m at the TSSAA AAA Section 2 Sub-Sectoinal Riverdale Area ... placed 12th in the 5000 meter at the TSSAA - Region 4 AAA Cross Country meet.
PHILPOTT’S PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country 2-mile 14:31 10/15/11 Front Runner Invitational Indoor Track 800m 2:27.64 1/21/12 Blue Raider Invitational Outdoor Track 800m 2:28.37 3/16/12 USF Bulls Invitational
Personal Helenka Kis ... daughter of Maria and Jan Kis ... older brother Albert ... born August 17 in Columbia, Tenn.
5-3 • Sophomore Manchester, Tennessee Coffee County High School
2011-12 Cross Country Ran the two-mile Front Runner Invitational placing 24th. Indoor Track Posted her career-high 2:27.64 in the 800m at the Blue Raider Invitational … placed 39th in the 800m at the prestigious Greater Louisville Classic … finished seventh at the Valentine Invitational in the 800m. Outdoor Track Competed in the 800m at the USF Bulls Invitational posting a career-best 2:28.37 … ran the 800m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational and the Boston Moon Invitational. Named to the UTC Dean’s List in the Spring semester ... named to the UTC Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both semesters ... member of the Southern Conference All-Academic Team.
5-3 • Sophomore Memphis, Tennessee Arlington High School
2011-12 Indoor Track Member of the DMR team at the Southern Conference Championships … posted a career-high time of 2:27.28 in the 800m at the prestigious Greater Louisville Classic … ran the 400m and was on the 4x440 yard team at the Blue Raider Invitational and ran the 800m at the Valentine Invitational. Outdoor Track Member of the 4x800 meter state champion relay team as a junior ... member of state runner-up 4sx400 Named to UTC’s Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in both the Fall and Spring semesters ... named to the Southern Conference AllAcademic Team. High School Member of the 4x800 meter state champion relay team as a junior ... member of state runner-up 4sx400 meter relay team as a sophomore ... named team MVP for both cross country and track and field in her
Media Guide for the 2012-13 Chattanooga men's and women's cross country and track and field teams.