Kelley Miko
Kelley Miko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clinton Township, Mich.

High School:
L'Anse Creuse


09/28/2012

Pirates Turn In Strong Performances At Charlotte Cross Country Invitational

Women's team places sixth in gold race; Men's team finishes 17th in gold race

09/22/2012

Cross Country Wins ECU Pirate Invitational

Bjork Olsen wins women's race; Antonio Palmer takes men's competition

09/14/2012

Cross Country Takes Third At Adidas Invitational

Stacey Gonzalez finishes 12th for women; Chase Miller places 15th for men

Kelley Miko

2012: Competed in five of the team's seven meets ... Ran a season and career-best 19:32.47 in finishing 13th in the 5K at the Seahawk Invitational ... Earned 44th place at the Adidas XC Invitational ... Ran a 20:19.01 to place 14th at the 5K ECU Pirate Invitational ... Finished 75th (19:54.4) at the C-USA Championship to aid the Pirates to a third-place team finish ... Placed ninth in her only 6K race of the season in the green race at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational.

2011:Participated in four of the team's seven meets, setting a career-best time in the 5K ... Came in 39th overall at the Covered Bridge Open with a 5K mark of 19:57.6 ... Helped the women to the ECU Pirate Invitational title with a personal-low 19:36.16 time in the 5K to place 11th ... Posted a similar 5K time a week later at the Greater Louisville Classic, clocking out in 19:39.9 to finish 232nd ... In career's second 6K, came in 78th at the Panorama Farms Invitational with a 25:28.90 mark.

2010:Participated in five meets during first season with East Carolina ... Opened with a 20:37.00 5K and 84th-place showing at the Covered Bridge Open ... Trimmed nearly three seconds off that time at the Woflpack Invitational, coming in 48th (20:34.3) ... Placed 13th at the ECU Pirate Invitational, helping the women claim the title with a 20:24.92 mark ... In season's only 6K, finished the Panorama Farms Invitational in 25:19.44 to claim 61st place ... Ran a season-best 19:06 5K and finished second overall at the Mount Olive Invitational, leading the women to the team championship.

High School: Four-time track most valuable player and three-time cross country MVP after not participating as a freshman ... Qualified for the state cross country meet as a sophomore and junior and claimed the regional championship as a junior ... Owns the school record in the 5K (19:05) ... Four-time state meet participant in track ... Macomb County champion in the 1,600 meters as a freshman, junior and senior ... Coached by Gary and Joyce Christmann ... Three-time track captain and leader of the cross country squad final two years ... Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball and an all-county honorable mention selection in 2008 and 2009 ... Macomb Area Conference Sportsmanship Award winner as a sophomore and junior ... Four-time cross country and basketball MAC All-Academic Team member.

Personal: Intended academic major is education ... Full name is Kelley E. Miko ... Daughter of John and Barbara Miko ... National Honor Society member ... Hobbies include snowboarding, Jet Skiing and camping.

Career-Best Times

Distance Time Race (Date) 5K 19:06 Mount Olive Invitational (Oct. 22, 2010) 6K 25:19.44 Panorama Farms Invitational (Oct. 15, 2010)