Women's Track

Ashlee Kidd
Ashlee Kidd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
St. Petersburg

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
07/26/1985



Won Gold medal in the 4x400m relay for the United States at the NACAC Under 23 Track and Field Championships • Named ACC Indoor MVP (2006, '07) • 11-time ACC champion • Seven-time All-American • Earned a Bronze medal at IAAF World Junior Championships

In 2006-07: A stellar final season on the Flats ... An All-ACC selection for the outdoor season in the 200m, 400m and 4x100m relay ... Indoor All-ACC in the 200m and 400m dashes ... Placed 11th in the 400m and 14th in the 200m at the USA Track & Field Championships ... Finished third in the 400m dash at the 2007 NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif. with a time of 51.61, earning yet another All-America honor ... Ran the second leg of Tech's ACC Champion 4x100m relay team that set a track record and NCAA Region qualifying mark of 44.33 at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... An ACC Champion in the 400m dash with a time of 52.14 at the ACC Outdoors ... Finished second at the ACC's in the 200m dash with a personal-best, team-best, NCAA Region qualifying mark of 23.20 ... Ran a lifetime-best, team-best time of 51.54 in the 400m dash at the Georgia Tech Invitational (5/11) ... Posted a team-best NCAA Region qualifying mark of 59.36 in the 400 high hurdles at the Sea Ray Relays (4/11) ... Ran the final leg on the 4x400 team that set a team-best, NCAA Region qualifying mark of 3:41.97 at the ACC Outdoor Championships, finishing fourth ... Competed on the Yellow Jackets sprint medley relay team that set a team-best time of 4:00.86 at the Penn Outdoor Relays (4/26) ... Set a school-record, NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 51.96 in the 400m at the NCAA Indoor Championships, finishing third and garnering All-America honors ... An ACC Indoor Champion in the 200m (23.75) and 400m (53.54) ... Set a team-best time of 7.45 in the 60m dash at the Meyo Invitational(2/2) ... Tallied a team-best, NCAA Region qualifying mark of 23.44 in the 200m at the Penn State National Invitational (1/26) ... Ran the final leg of the 4x400 relay team that set a team-best mark of 3:43.88 at the Kentucky Invitational (1/12).

In 2005-06: Won a Gold medal at the NACAC Under 23 Championships as part of the USA 4x400m relay team that set a new meet record with a time of 3:29.05 ... Clocked a personal-record time of 51.57 in the finals of the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn All-America honors for the second consecutive outdoor season, finsihing fifth ... Helped lead Tech 4x100m relay team to a ninth-place finish at the outdoor national championships ... Finished third at the NCAA East Region Championships in the 400-meter dash with a time of 51.58 to qualify for her third straight outdoor NCAA meet ... Ran a leg of the ACC champion 4x100m relay team that broke a Kentner Track Record with a time of 44.41 at the outdoor ACC meet ... Garnered All-ACC honors in the 400m dash with a third-place finish at the ACC Outdoor Championships (53.67) ... Clocked a personal-best time of 23.52 in the 200m dash at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Ran the second leg of the 4x100m relay team that clocked a season-best time of 44.02 to qualify for the outdoor national championships ... Broke ACC Indoor Championship records in the 200- and 400-meter dash times with school record times of 23.37 and 52.61, respectively ... Tweaked her hamstring at the end of the 200m dash at the indoor ACC meet which prevented her from competing at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Won the 400m dash at the Clemson Opener, Kentucky Invitational and Rod McCravy Memorial ... Clocked a personal-record time of 7.47 in the 60-meter dash at the Meyo Invitational, finishing in third place.

In 2004-05: Garnered All-America honors in the 400 meters and 4x100m relay at the NCAA Championships ... Posted a season-best time of 51.87 in the finals of the 400 at the NCAA meet, finishing in fifth place ... Ran a leg of the 4x100m relay team that finished ninth at NCAAs ... Won ACC title in the 4x100m relay at the outdoor ACC Championships ... Garnered All-ACC honors in the 200- and 400-meter dash events at the outdoor ACC meet ... Ran an outdoor season-best time of 52.12 to finish third in the 400 at the NCAA East Region Championships and qualify for her second consecutive outdoor NCAA Championships ... Clocked an outdoor season-best time of 23.57 in the 200 to finish third at the ACC Championships ... Ran a leg of the ACC champion 4x100m relay team at the outdoor ACC meet ... Helped the 4x100m relay team finish fourth at the NCAA East Region Championships to advance to the outdoor NCAA meet ... Garnered All-ACC honors in the 200- and 400-meter dash events at the indoor ACC Championships ... Finished second in the 400 with a time of 53.94 and ran a personal-best time of 24.13 in the 200 to finish in third place at the indoor ACC meet ... Posted an indoor season-best time of 53.35 in the 400 at the Iowa State Qualifier, crossing the finish line in first place ... Won the 400 at the Meyo Invitational (53.76), Niswonger Invitational (55.43) and Clemson Tiger Twilight (55.98) ... Anchored the Tech 4x400m relay team to a third-place finish at the indoor conference championship (3:44.51) ... Held Tech's top times in the 400 for the indoor and outdoor seasons ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

In 2003-04: Qualified for the IAAF World Junior Championships after winning the 400 meters at the U.S. Junior National Championships ... Captured a Bronze medal in Grosseto, Italy ... Earned All-America honors at the Outdoor NCAA Championships in the 4x100-meter relay ... Finished 19th in the 400 meters (53.68) at the outdoor NCAA meet ... Won ACC titles at the Outdoor ACC Championships in the 200- and 400-meter events ... Posted a Tech season-best time of 23.53 in the 200 at the ACC meet ... Finished second in the 400 at the NCAA East Region Championships with a season-best time of 51.76 ... Held top times in the ACC in the 200 and 400 ... Ran the second leg of the 4x100m record-setting team that finished third at the NCAA Region meet with a time of 44.00 ... Was part of the 4x200m relay team that set a new Tech record with a time of 1:34.80 at the Florida Relays ... Also broke the Tech record in the shuttle hurdle relay, running the second leg and finishing with a time of 54.22 ... Selected as the ACC Rookie of the Year for both the outdoor and indoor seasons ... Finished 16th in the 400 meters at the Indoor NCAA Championships with a time of 54.67 ... Won the ACC Championship in the 400 with a season-best time of 53.50 ... Posted a season-best time of 24.14 in the 200 at the ACC Indoor meet, finishing fifth in the event ... Posted first-place finishes in the 400 at the Clemson Invitational (54.38), Meyo Invitational (53.62) and ACC Championships ... Tallied a third-place finish at the Gator Invitational in the 200 meters (24.48) ... Finished eighth at the USATF Indoor Championships with a time of 54.11 in the 400.

High School: Lettered for four seasons in track at St. Petersburg High School under coach Ken Jackson ... Three-time conference, region and district champion in the 200 and 400 meters ... Ranked fifth in the state in the 400 meters and ninth in the 200 meters ... Selected as most valuable runner in sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Seminole Rotary Invitational MVP in 2000, 2002 and 2003 ... West Coast Invitational MVP in junior and senior seasons ... Ran cross country for four seasons under coach Rob Townsend ... Set Seminole Rotary Invitational record in the 200 and 400 meters ... Holds the West Coach Invitational meet record in the 200 meters ... Named St. Petersburg Female Athlete of the Year ... Spectrum Multicultural club treasurer, Church School secretary, Rojans Service club, President of Youth Choir and Who's Who Among American High School Students ... National and Spanish Honor Society ... Graduated with cumma sum laude honors.

Personal: Born Ashlee Denise Kidd on July 26, 1985, in St. Petersburg, Fla. ... Parents are Robert and Cynthia Kidd ... Enjoys listening to music, singing and hanging out with friends ... Majoring in management.

Kidd's Career Top Times
EVENT MARK (INDOOR) MARK (OUTDOOR)
60 meters 7.45 -
200 meters 23.37#* 23.20
400 meters 51.96* 51.46

# - ACC Meet Record.
* - School Record.
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