Kaitlyn Lavender
Kaitlyn Lavender
Year: Senior
Hometown: Neptune, N.J.
High School: St. Rose
2003-04: Ran the 10th-fastest 1500m in school history (5:16.70) at Navy (3/27) ... also recorded the ninth-fastest 3000m with an 11:24.23 at UVa.'s Lou Onesty Invite (4/10) ... during the indoor season, ran the 10th-fastest mile (5:46.66), besting her previous-best mile time by more than 10 seconds.

2002-03: Finished third in the 3000m at the Lehigh Quad (12:20.10) ... ran 12:26.29 at the Maryland Indoor Invitational in the 3000m ... finished 17th in the 1500m at the Maryland Invitational (5:27.45) ... ran 5:30.27 in the 1500m at the UMBC Invitational.

High school: Earned 12 varsity letters ... earned the James F. McInerney Memorial Track Award ... also wrote for the student newspaper.

Personal: Daughter of Judith and Michael Lavender ... has one sister, Marissa ... majoring in journalism.