Krissy Gear - Women's Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Krissy Gear

Sr | 5-4 | Distance | Fort Myers, Fla. | Fort Myers HS/Furman

Senior (XC|2020)
Second team All-SEC by placing 11th in SEC Championships as the fifth finisher among Razorbacks, clocking 20:28.8 on the 6,000m course in Baton Rouge … Arkansas scored 41 points to win the SEC off a 4-7-9-10-11 finish … Set a personal best for 6,000m in her first cross country race as a Razorback with a 20:07.1 that placed her third in Missouri’s Gans Creek Classic … Arkasnsas won meet with 20 points as Razorbacks finished second through ninth … Fifth Razorback at UAB Blazer Classic, finishing 12th overall with a 20:34.0 6k time, as Arkansas’ tally of 42 points won team title by 62 points.

Junior (2020)
Indoors: Earned gold and silver medals at SEC Indoor Championships in her first season with the Razorbacks … Ran anchor leg of distance medley relay in SEC meet, providing a split of 4:48.48 (1,600m) as Arkansas won in 11:19.51 … In the SEC mile, placed second in 4:42.15 to teammate Carina Viljoen as Razorbacks totaled 23 points in the final … Set pair of career best times racing in the Husky Classic in Washington, finishing seventh in mile (4:36.59) and 13th in 3,000m (9:14.39) … Qualified for NCAA Indoor in the mile and as member of distance medley relay … Ran third leg (800m – 2:05.68) on runner-up distance medley relay during Razorback Invitational, producing a time of 10:57.08 which ranks No. 3 on the Arkansas all-time list … Also placed fourth in mile (4:37.20) in the Razorback Invitational … First race for Razorbacks came in winning 800m (2:09.42) at Arkansas Invitational.

At Furman
Sophomore (2019)
Finished 15th in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 10:15.07, earning a All-American second team citation … placed seventh in the Steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminaries, posting a time of 10:01.15 to punch her ticket through to the championships…made her second-straight NCAA Championships appearance in the Steeplechase … named to the All-SoCon second team after finishing ninth with a time of 18:15.3 at the SoCon Cross Country Championships…also earned All-SoCon citations in the 800m for both indoors and outdoors and in the 3,000m Steeplechase outdoors … a member of the Paladin DMR team that set a new program record at the SoCon Indoor Championships, winning the title with a time of 11:39.35 and earning All-SoCon accolades … competed on the Furman 4x800m relay team that set a program record with a time of 8:50.80 at the Tennessee Relays … posted a personal-best 5K time of 17:28.8 at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Cross Country Invitational … finished 37th with a personal-best 6K time of 21:01.1 at the NCAA Southeast Region Cross Country Championships … won the mile with a time of 4:47.15 at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational … finished second in the 800m at 2:11.04 at the JDL Indoor DMR Invitational … placed fifth in the mile and second in the 800m at the SoCon Indoor Championships … turned in a second-place finish in the 3,000m Steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays … recorded a time of 9:57.84 in the Steeplechase at the Cardinal Outdoor Classic, taking second place…won the 800m with a time of 2:09.80 and placed third in the Steeplechase at the SoCon Outdoor Championships … notched a personal-best time of 4:24.71 in the 1,500m at the Swarthmore outdoor final qualifier meet.

Freshman (2018)
Competed as a member of Team USA’s U20 World Team at the 2018 IAAF World Championships in Tampere, Finland, where she finished 10th in the finals of the 3,000m Steeplechase with a time of 10:00.99 … won the USA Junior Championship in the event … earned All-America honorable mention accolades in the 3,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after posting a school-record time of 9:52.71 at the NCAA East Preliminaries to reach the championships, where she placed 24th nationally…ran on the Paladin 4x400m relay team that established a new Furman indoor record of 3:54.56 at the Samford Invitational … set Paladin records indoors in the 800m (2:07.14 at the Samford Invite) and mile (4:44.26 at UCS Invitational) in the 3,000m Steeplechase outdoors (9:52.71 at the NCAA East Preliminaries) … named to the SoCon All-Freshman team and the All-SoCon second team after placing 14th with a time of 17:39.1 at the league cross country championships … competed at the NCAA Cross Country Championships … chosen the SoCon Indoor Track & Field Freshman of the year and claimed a spot on the SoCon All-Freshman team after winning league titles in the 800m (2:10.28) and mile (4:52.34) at the league indoor championships … honored as a member of the SoCon All-Freshman team during outdoor season after finishing fourth in the 3,000m Steeplechase (10:49.06) … named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team for track and field and to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

High School
A six-time Florida state champion on the track … proved to be a top high school prospect by finishing third with a time of 4:49.36 in the mile at the 2017 New Balance National Track and Field Championships … placed fourth at the 2016 FHSAA XC State Championships … holds state titles in the 800m, 1,600m, and 3,200m … recorded personal bests of 2:10.29 for the 800m, 4:49.36 for the mile, and 10:40.50 for the 3,200m.