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Katelyn DeVries
Position: Cross Country
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Valparaiso, Ind.
High School: Valparaiso
Experience: 1 Letter
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Katelyn DeVries Bio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 09/04/2012
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Cross Country Top Times:
5K - 18:29.7 (10/5/12) / 6K - 22:16 (11/9/12)

Indoor Track & Field Top Times:  800m run – 2:22.15 (1/26/13) / mile run – 5:11.25 (1/26/13) / 3000m run – 10:23.48 (2/8/13) / 5000m run – 17:30.74 (1/18/13)

Outdoor Track & Field Top Times: 5000m run – 18:05.95 (3/23/13)

2013 CROSS COUNTRY (So.): Competed in the one meet, before missing the remainder of the season due to injury … posted a season-fast 6K time of 24:38.32 at the IPFW Invitational (Sept. 7).

2013 OUTDOOR TRACK &FIELD (Fr.): Competed in two meets … posted a career-fast 5000m run time of 18:05.92 to place second at the Indiana Wesleyan Polar Bear Invitational (March 23) … placed 13th in the 5000m run at the Miami Invitational (4/6/13) with a clocking of 18:20.22.

2013 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD (Fr.): Competed in six meets … turned in a career-best 5000m run time of 17:30.74 at the Gladstein Invitational (Jan. 18) … recorded career-bests in both the 800m run (2:22.15) and the mile run (5:11.25) at the IWU Invitational … her career-fast 3000m run time of 10:23.48 came at the Hoosier Hills Invitational (2/8/13).

2012 CROSS COUNTRY (Fr.): Competed in all seven meets ... was BSU's second-best runner in five meets ... placed third at the Ball State Invitational (Oct. 5) with a career-best 5K time of 18:29.7 ... logged a career-best 6K effort of 22:16 at the Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 9) ... placed 44th at the Mid-American Conference Championships (Oct. 27) with a time of 22:47.5.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in cross country and four letters in track & field at Valparaiso High School … was coached by her mother Karen DeVries in both sports … four-year first team all-conference selection, first team all-state as a freshman and second team as a senior in cross country … team Most Valuable Player and team captain in cross country as a sophomore, junior and senior … placed fourth at the IHSAA Cross Country meet as a sophomore with a career-fast time of 18:35 … helped lead the Vikings to a sectional and regional title as a senior, while placing 17th at the IHSAA Cross Country meet … three-time first team all-conference in track & field … second team all-state in the 1600m run as a sophomore and second team all-state in the 3200m run as a senior … named team Most Valuable Performer as a junior … won sectional and regional titles in the 1600m run and 3200m run as a senior, while placing 13th at the IHSAA Championships with a career-fast time of 10:59.83 in the 3200m run … placed 14th in the 1600m run at the IHSAA Championships as a sophomore with a time of 5:17.21 … helped guide Valparaiso to a regional championship her freshman year … posted a career-best 1600m run of 5:08 her senior year, while clocking a career-best 800m dash time of 2:18 as a junior.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Karen DeVries … has one brother, Nicholas … both her mother and father were members of the cross country team at Grace College … full name is Katelyn Michelle DeVries … born March 24, 1993 in Valparaiso, Ind. … majoring in interior design.