The Sun Devil cross country teams competed in the NCAA West Region Championships Saturday in Portland, Ore.
Arizona State: Just missed her second All-America honor in cross country after placing 47th overall... earned her first honor in 2007 after finishing 42nd at the NCAA Cross Country Championships... ranks fifth all-time at ASU in the 10,000m run (34:04.70), ninth all-time in the outdoor 5,000m run (16:17.04) and fifth in both the indoor 3,000m run (9:28.02) and the indoor 5,000m run (16:14.67)... 2009 Outdoor: Posted the fifth-best time in school history in the 10,000m run with her time of 33:56.97 at the Stanford Invitational... competed in the same event at the NCAA Championships, but did not finish... ran a personal-best time of 4:29.89 in the 1500m run to take third at the Double Dua.... earned three academic honors, including ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII First Team, USTFCCCA All-Academic and Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10... 2009 Indoor: Provisionally qualified for the 5000m run twice on the year... ran a season-best 16:25.96 to finish third at the MPSF Championships... selected Academic All-MPSF... 2008 XC: Missed out on All-America honors by seven places by finishing 47th at the NCAA Championships... earned all-region honors by finishing 21st overall in the West and was an All-Pac-10 Second Team honoree with her 10th-place finish at the conference race... was the team's top finisher in a pair of races, including the Dave Murray Invitational where she won her first collegiate race... also was the top finisher at the NCAA Pre-National Meet with her 11th-place showing... recorded four Top 20 finishes on the season, including three in the Top 10... earned Second Team Academic All-Pac-10 honors... 2008 Outdoor: Scored twice at the Pac-10 Championships, taking runner-up honors in the 10,000m run before placing fourth in the 5,000m run... placed 17th at the NCAA Championships in the 10,000m run... qualified for the national meet by running a personal best and the fifth-fastest time in ASU history (34:04.70)... regionally qualified in the 5,000m run at 16:17.04 while placing fifth at the Cardinal Invitational... earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII Second Team honors... also selected for USTFCCCA All-Academic and Academic All-Pac-10 Second Team accolades... 2008 Indoor: Competed in two races, both at 5,000m... provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships at 16:40.91... finished fifth at the MPSF Championships... 2007 XC: Garnered her first All-America accolade after finishing 42nd at the NCAA Championships and leading the team to a fourth-place finish... earned All-Pac-10 First Team honors by finishing seventh at the conference meet... also garnered all-region honors by finishing 11th at the NCAA West Region Championships... selected as the team's Coaches Award recipient... finished third at the Dave Murray Invitational to help ASU to team title... finished 15th at the Roy Griak Invitational and 32nd at the NCAA Pre-National meet, helping ASU to runner-up finishes in both meets... named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic and Academic All-Pac-10 Second teams... 2007 Outdoor: Scored in a pair of events at the Pac-10 Championships... placed third in the 10,000m run and fourth in the 5,000m event... placed fifth at the NCAA West Region in the 5,000m run to qualify for the NCAA meet... placed 23rd in the event at the national meet... scored at the Double Dual by finishing third in the 1,500m run... selected for USTFCCCA All-Academic and Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10 honors... 2007 Indoor: Qualified and competed in the NCAA Championships... placed 16th in the 5,000m run at the national meet... scored in the 3,000m run at the MPSF Championships by placing fourth... took fifth at the Husky Classic in the 3,000m run with the fifth-fastest time in school history (9:28.02)... also ranks fifth on the 5,000m run list after clocking 16:14.67 at the Washington Last Chance meet... earned Academic All-MPSF distinction... 2006 XC: One of three freshmen to help the team return to the NCAA Championships... was the top freshman finisher at the Pac-10 Championships, placing 13th overall... her finish earned her Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year honors as well as a place on the All-Pac-10 Second Team... earned All-Region accolades by finishing 21st at the West Region meet... earned Academic All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention accolades... 2006 Track: Redshirted... 2005 XC: Ran unattached in three races, finishing fifth twice and sixth once... took fifth at the ASU Invitational and the Canyon West Classics... sixth at the Dave Murray Invitational... voted as the teams' Newcomer of the Year.
High School: A 2005 graduate of West Torrance High School (Torrance, Calif.)... closed out her prep career with two school records and several honors earned in 2005... holds the WTHS marks on the track in the 1,600m (4:56) and 3,200m (10:48) runs... earned All-America honors by helping her distance medley relay teammates to a fifth-place finish... added all-area honors in both cross country and track and field in 2005... lettered four times in track and field, three times in cross country and once in soccer... captained both running teams twice in her career... current Sun Devil Angela Spadafino was Kielty's teammate at WTHS.
Personal: Major is kinesiology... parents are Phil and Donna Kielty... has one sister, Lauren... born December 29, 1986, in Torrance, Calif.
Personal Bests 1500: 4:29.89 3000: 9:28.02 5000: 16:14.67 10000: 33:56.97
In NCAA Championship Meets
2009 OTF 10,000m (f) dnf --
2008 XC 6,000m Course 20:46.10 47th
2008 OTF 10,000m (f) 35:27.68 17th
2007 XC 6,000m Course 21:08.00 * 42nd
2007 OTF 5,000m (p) 16:37.14 23rd
2007 ITF 5,000m (f) 17:58.83 16th
2006 XC 6,000m Course 21:51.30 68th
* Indicates All-America honors attained