Kitching’s Performance History and Personal Bests
INDOOR (Freshman): Placed fifth in the 400m at the Summit League Indoor Championships as a freshman, running 57.57 ... season-best 400m time of 56.98 at the Iowa State Qualifier on Mar. 3 ... member of the Summit League runner-up distance medley relay team, running the 400m leg ... DMR finished in 12:02.76 to rank fourth in NDSU history ... also owned a 200m time of 25.81 and 60m hurdles time of 9.34 ... No. 10 on the NDSU all-time list in the 300m dash with her time of 40.92 at the Dakota Duals.
OUTDOOR (Freshman): Member of the Bison 4x400m relay team that broke the school record in 3:38.09 in the 2012 Drake Relays prelims ... a member of three separate 4x400m relay teams that each rank in the top 6 all-time at NDSU ... placed third in the 400m at the Summit League Outdoor Championships, running 55.80 to rank 10th all-time at NDSU in the event ... moved into No. 4 all-time at NDSU in the 400m hurdles with her time of 1:00.60 at the Bison Invitational on Apr. 14 ... won the 400m hurdles at the Lyle Hokanson Open, Mesa Classic and Bison Invitational ... placed eighth in the 400m hurdles at the Summit League Championships ... also owned a season-best 100m hurdles time of 15.60.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Springfield Collegiate School...Won provincial titles in the 200 meters and 400 meters as a senior...Also won conference titles in the 200 and 400 as a junior and senior...Was the provincial runner-up in both events as a junior...Holds school records in the 200 and 400...Owns the provincial records in the 400 and the 300 meter hurdles...Personal best times of 24.9 in the 200 and 55.45 in the 400...Also played varsity soccer and volleyball.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Terry and Karen Kitching...Has one younger brother, Derek...Father was drafted by the NHL's St. Louis Blues...Majoring in sports and recreation management.