Catherine Liggett

Position Distance
Height 5'6''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Parker, Colo.
High School Legend HS
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CAREER RESULTS

Career Highlights
2018 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2018 Track & Field Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2017 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team


2019 OUTDOOR (So.)

Recorded a personal-best time in the 5,000-meter run at the Mike Fanelli Track Classic (3/28-3/30), clocking in at 16:55.61 … Posted a third place finish in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:29.17 at the Battle on the Bayou (4/6) … Finished first in the unseeded 800-meter run with a time of 2:14.65 and finished second in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:30.72 at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20) … Recorded a personal-best time of 4:25.62 in the 1,500-meter run to finish fourth and become the No. 10 performer in KU history at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27).

2019 INDOOR (So.)
Opened the season with a personal-best time of 9:55.60 in the 3,000-meter run at the Power Five Invitational (2/1-2/2) … Ran a personal-best time of 9:42.45 in the 3,000-meter run at the ISU Classic (2/8-2/9) … A member of the distance medley relay team that finished fourth at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/22-2/23), clocking in with a time of 11:45.73.

2018 CROSS COUNTRY (So.)
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.

2018 OUTDOOR (R-Fr.)
Finished sixth in the 1,500-meter run at the Texas Relays (3/28-31) with a time of 4:32.35 and was a member of the distance medley relay team that finished fifth with a time of 11:40.14 … Finished first in the open section of the 1,500-meter run at the Sun Angel Classic (4/6-7) with time of 4:29.87, which was a career-best … Finished third in the unseeded 800-meter run at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) with a time of 2:12.15 and placed fourth in the quadrangular 1,500-meter run with a new personal-best time of 4:29.53 … … Finished fourth in the 800 meters at the Ward Haylett Invitational (5/5) with a personal-best time of 2:10.42 … Qualified for the Big 12 Championship (5/11-13) final of the 1,500-meter run with a personal-best clocking of 4:27.71 before placing ninth in the final … Also placed 21st in the 5,000-meter run at the conference championship.

2018 INDOOR (R-Fr.)
Won the mile at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/13) with a time of 4:53.92 … Finished fifth in the 800 meters (2:16.99) and fourth in the mile (4:57.49) at the Mark Colligan Memorial (1/20) … Finished ninth in the mile run at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/23-24) with a time of 5:00.27 and notched a 24th-place finish in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:58.76.

2017 CROSS COUNTRY (R-Fr.)
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.

2017 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Utilized redshirt season.

2017 INDOOR (Fr.)
Utilized redshirt season.

2016 CROSS COUNTRY (Fr.)
Utilized redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Six-time letterwinner in cross country and track for coach Roger Miller at Legend HS … 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 state 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 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) and  800 meters (2:13) … 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.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Jeff and Kathleen Liggett … Has one sibling, Tyler … Her father, Jeff, also attended KU … Majoring in microbiology.