Kayla Pryor

Kayla Pryor

YR. R-Jr.
HOMETOWN Ellenwood, Ga.
PREV. SCHOOL Cedar Grove HS

HONORS
2017 OVC Outdoor 4x400m Relay Champion
2017 OVC Indoor 4x400m Relay Silver Medalist
2016 NCAA East Preliminary Round Outdoor Qualifier - 400m Hurdles, 4x400m Relay
2016 OVC Outdoor 4x400m Relay Silver Medalist
2016 OVC Outdoor 400m Silver Medalist
2016 OVC Indoor 4x400m  Champion
2015 OVC Outdoor 400m Hurdles Champion
2015 OVC Outdoor 4x400m Relay Champion
2015 OVC Indoor 4x400m Relay Champion

Personal Bests
400m - Indoors: 57.40 (Samford Open, 2016)
400m - Outdoors: 57.59 (USF Bulls Invitational, 2016)
400m - Hurdles: 59.80 (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2016)
800m - Indoors: 2:16.50 (MTSU Invitational, 2016)

Cross Country
5K:
21.02.9 (FAMU Bobby Lang Meet, 2015)

As a Redshirt Junior, 2016-17 season: Ohio Valley Conference Champion in the 4x400m relay at the OVC Outdoor Championship… Earned silver medal with the 4x400m relay team at the OVC Indoor Championship… Ran in seven indoor meets and six outdoor meets on the season… Earned third place in the 400m at the Ed Temple Classic during indoor season… At the OVC indoor Championship, part of 4x400m relay team that clocked in at 3:47.41 for second… Also secured fifth in the 400m in 57.57 and was a member of the distance medley relay team that took eighth… Had a career-best 400m time of 57.39 at the Weems Baskin Invitational to open the outdoor season… Part of TSU’s winning 4x400m relay team at the North Florida Invitational… Won the 400m hurdles at the APSU Govs Invitational… Had a season-best 400m hurdles time of 1:01.03 at the Georgia Tech Invitational… At the OVC Outdoor Championship, helped TSU’s winning 4x400m relay team clock in at 3:41.85… Also took fourth in the 400m hurdles… Ran in all five cross country meets on the season… Finished second on the team four times… Had season-best 5K performance at the OVC Cross Country Championship, taking second on the team and 78th overall in 21:05.6.

As a Redshirt Sophomore, 2015-16 season: Member of TSU’s 4x400m relay team that won the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship… Also won silver medals at the OVC Outdoor Championship for the 400m and the 4x400m relay… Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round for the 400m hurdles and as a member of the 4x400m relay… Set a new personal record for the 400m (57.40) at the Samford Open… Had a season-best 800m time of 2:16.50 at the MTSU Invitational… Part of TSU’s winning 4x400m time of 3:41.92 at the Samford Open… Helped TSU clock in at 3:42.35 to win the 4x400m relay at the OVC Indoor Championship… Also ran in the 400m and the distance medley relay at the OVC Indoor Championship… Helped TSU finish second in the 4x400m relay (3:39.01) the Florida Relays… Improved time in 400m hurdles throughout outdoor season, posting a personal record time of 59.80 to earn second place at the OVC Outdoor Championship… Part of TSU’s 4x400m relay team that earned second at the OVC Outdoor Championship (3:40.99)… At the NCAA East Preliminary Round, secured 43rd in the 400m hurdles and 23rd with the 4x400m relay team.

As a Redshirt Freshman, 2014-15 season: During indoor season, turned in a top 400m time of 57.89 at the Samford Invitational... Part of TSU's winning 4x400m relay team during the OVC Indoor Championships in 3:48.88... Also placed seventh in the DMR (12:58.58) and eighth in the 400m (58.48) at the OVC Indoor Championships... During outdoor, won the 400m hurdles at the Boston-Moon Classic in 1:00.63 and was part of winning 4x400m relay team (3:55.46)... Won gold medals at the OVC Outdoor Championships in the 400m hurdles (1:00.18) and as a member of the 4x400m relay team (3:44.96). 

2013-14 season: Did not compete in a meet for TSU. 

Cedar Grove HS: Competed in track and field, as well as cross country at Cedar Grove... Won Woman of the Year Award... Crowned State Champion in the 300m hurdles. 

Personal
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Daughter of: Tomika and Betty Jordan
Birthday: August 20