Marrion Kalafut
blank Marrion Kalafut
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Acworth, Ga.

High School:
Harrison

Height:
5-5

Event:
Distance

2014: Outdoor - Left the Alabama Relays with a runner-up finish in the 5000 meters thanks to a time of 17:22.06...Finished the 5000 with a 17:27.01 for 24th at the Florida Relays...Was sixth in the 5000 Invite (17:28.85) at the War Eagle Invite...Clocked a personal-best time of 36:18.67 to finish 15th in the 10,000 at the Drake Relays...Finished 24th in the 5000 (17:32.20) at the SEC Championships.

2014: Indoor - Was 13th in the 5000-meter run at the Vanderbilt Invite with a time of 17:34.59...Ran a 10:06.81 for eighth in the 3000 at the VT Elite Meet...Was third in the 5000 at the Texas A&M Invite with a time of 18:44.67.

2013: Cross Country - Took 30th (20:14.39) at the 5k Georgia Cross Country Invitational...Finished 24th at the 6k Furman Classic after finishing in 22:005.7...Finished 179th at the 6k Roy Griak Invitational...Scored after taking 13th at the 6k Berry Invitational with a time of 23:34.08...Took 107th at the NCAA South Regionals.

2013: Outdoor - Was 25th in the 10,000 (36:59.83) and 35th in the 5000 (17:29.60) at the SEC Championships...Brought runner-up honors in the 5000 (17:41.42) back to Athens from the War Eagle Invite...Clocked a 4:51.49 to finish sixth in the 1500 at the Spec Towns Invite. 2013: Indoor -Took sixth in the 5000-meter run (18:13.43) and 14th in the 3000 (10:12.27) at the VT Elite Meet.

2012: Outdoor- Finished ninth in the 5000-meter run at the Spec Towns Invite.

2012: Indoor- Did not compete.

2011: Cross Country - Competed in the first two meets of the season for the Lady Bulldogs.

High School: Captured the 3200 meters championship at the GHSA AAAAA state meet...Named captain of the cross country team as a senior...Third at the region meet in the 3200 as a junior...Personal-best times of 11:37 (3200), 5:23 (1600) and 19:57 (5k)...Helped lead her cross country team to three consecutive region championships...Part of cross country team that advanced to state as a sophomore...Also swam at Harrison and was part of squad that advanced to state her sophomore year...Graduated with honors and was 25th out of 520 classmates...Member of Key Club and National Honors Society and won the Vince Dooley Award and the Agnes Scott Book Award as well as the DAR Good Citizen Award.

Personal: Born December 17, 1992...Daughter of Chris and Mary Kalafut...Mother, Mary, swam at UCLA and father, Chris, played football and rugby and swam at the Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA)...Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science.

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