2013 Outdoor Track
Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in the 5,000-meter distance with a personal-best time of 18:05.90 at the SoCon Championships (April 20-21) … Posted a personal-best time of 4:48.52 in the 1,500-meter race at the HighPoint VertKlasse Meet (March 22-23) … Tallied a time of 10:36.95 in the 3,000-meter distance at the Wake Forest Open (March15-16).
2012-13 Indoor Track
Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in the mile distance when she posted a personal-best time of 5:15.20 at the SoCon Championships (Feb. 23-24) … Added a personal-record time of 10:36.52 in the 3,000-meter distance at the Hokie Invitational (Jan. 25-26), the Spartans’ second-fastest time of the year … Part of the distance medley relay team that a facility record at the JDL Fast Track during the Hilton Garden Invitational (Feb. 2) with a time of 12:14.22, winning by over 23 seconds … Added a time of 2:31.68 in the 800-meter race at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational (Feb. 8-9).
2012 Cross Country
Did not run.
Attended Avon Lake High School in Avon Lake, Ohio… participated in cross country and track from 2009-12 ...state qualifier in track in 2011 and 2012 … held the school records for the mile and 3200 meters … was MVP in track and cross country.
Katherine Jo Link … born in Avon Lake, Ohio… daughter of Mark and Sarah Link … has a brother, Matt … majoring in international business.
5k: 18:43.7 ((Panorma Farms Invitational, 9/28/13)
800m: 2:31.68 (Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational, 2/8/13)
Mile: 5:06.95 (UCS Invitational, 2/14/14)
3000m: 10:15.22 (Hokie Invitational, 1/24/14)
5000m: 18:08.37 (Southern Conference Championship, 3/1/14)
800m: 2:20.99 (UNCW Seahawk Invitational, 3/14/14)
1,500m: 4:48.52 (High Point VertKlasse, 3/23/13)
3,000m: 10:36.95 (Wake Forest Open, 3/15/13)
5,000m: 17:52.20 (Raleigh Relays, 3/29/14)