Selma, Kleinsasser, Ozorai and Conatser Shine At Cal State L.A. Invitational
Trojans fall training season ends, track renovations set to begin
McCormick, Thomas, Weiss & Woodburn named first team
Trojan women win fifth straight
Hughes suffers left hamstring injury
THIS YEAR: Junior Kelly Owen will compete in the distances after running cross country in the Fall.
2011: Posted season bests of 60.14 in the 400m, 2:17.07 in the 800m and 4:46.09 in the 1500m races. Ran cross country in the 2011 fall and was USC's second finisher at the Titan Invitational to finish 24th overall.
2010: Was injured and did not compete in track and field. In the fall she competed for cross country and was the Trojans top finisher and 12th in the scoring at the Titan Invitational on Oct. 22 with a 5K PR of 18:27.7. Set her 6K PR of 22:34 at the Northridge Invitational a week earlier.
2009 CROSS COUNTRY Owen was USC's third finisher in the season-opening 6K meet at CS Fullerton with a time of 23:53.70...She posted her best 5K time of 18:44 in helping USC win the Vanguard Invitational...Had a 6K PR of 22:46.66 at the Pac-10 Championships hosted by USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: Owen is a 2009 graduate of Chadwick School in Palos Verdes Peninsula, Calif...She ran cross country and track all four years and played soccer for three seasons...Named first team All-Prep League and All-CIF all four years and All-State three seasons in cross country...Named to the 2006 and 2008 Daily Breeze All-Area cross country team...Was cross country league MVP from 2006-08 and track MVP in 2007...Also was first team All-Prep League and All-CIF in track all four seasons...Had a best 5K cross country time of 18:47 to place third at the 2008 CIF State cross country championships and lead Chadwick to the team title... In track, her best 800m time is 2:17 and 1600m time is 5:00.
PERSONAL: Kelly was born on April 8, 1991 in Santa Monica, Calif...She is an undeclared major at USC....Her cousin, Nick Babikian, was a rower at USC...Says her most thrilling moment in sports was winning the 2008 CIF State cross country championship...Likes to cook, bake, watch television and nap in her spare time...Says Barry Sanders is her biggest sports hero because he was always undersized, but worked harder and gave up the opportunity of establishing the all-time rushing record for spending time with his family...Some day would like to travel to Egypt and Italy.