Catherine Liggett

Height 5'6''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Parker, Colo.
High School Legend


Career Highlights
2018 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team


Won the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic (9/1) women’s 5K race with a time of 18:44.0 … Finished 11th overall at the Rim Rock Classic (9/29) in the women’s 6K with a time of 22:12.4 … Finished in 199th at the Pre-National Invitational (10/13) with a 6K time of 22:53.66 … Placed 52nd at the Big 12 Championship (10/26) with a time of 22:03.5.

Earned Academic All-Big 12 Honors … One of the Jayhawks’ top finishers at the Bob Timmons Dual Classic (9/2) where she finished the 5K in 18:29.4 landing her in fourth place overall … Posted an 18th-place finish after completing the 6K in 23:16.8 at the Rim Rock Farm Collegiate Classic (9/30) … Placed 81st at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship (10/28) with a 6K time of 23:09.2 … Placed 169th at the NCAA Midwest Region Championships (11/10), completing the 6K loop in 22:30.1.

Utilized redshirt season.

Six-time letterwinner in cross country and track for coach Roger Miller at Legend Highschool … Claimed third place in the 800 meters at the 2014 5A Colorado State Track & Field Championships with a time of 2:13.69 … Achieved a personal-best time and finished fifth in the 1,600 meters at the 2014 5A Colorado State Track & Field Championships with a time of 5:01.65 … Third-place finisher in the 5K at the 2015 Colorado State Cross Country Championships with a time of 18:24.60 … 2015 Continental League Champion in the 3,200 meters with a time of 11:27.12 … Named to the cross country Continental All-League Team from 2013-15 and all-state in 2015 … Broke the school record in the 5K (17:59), 3,200 meters (11:07), 1,600 meters (5:01), 800 meters (2:13) and the 400-meter split (:57) … Voted 2014 Legend High School Female Athlete of the Year … Team MVP in cross country all four seasons … Graduated as valedictorian … Named to honor roll all four years.

Daughter of Jeff and Kathleen Liggett … Has one sibling, Tyler … Her father, Jeff, also attended KU … Majoring in microbiology … Aspires to attend medical school and become a pediatrician.