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Erika Kolakowski
Erika Kolakowski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plant City, Fla.

High School:
Plant City

Position:
Distance

2012 Outdoor: Posted a season best time of 2:17.66 in the 800m at the Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational finishing 10th... Ran the 1500m at four meets ... Posted a season best mark of 4:41.68 in the 1500m finishing 11th at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic.

2012 Indoor: Finished eighth in the DMR with a mark of 11:40.72 at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Won the DMR with a mark of 12:08.76 at the VT Elite Meet ... Finished sixth in the 800m with a mark of 2:22.20 at the Alabama Indoor Invitational ... Posted a season best mark of 2:17.71 in the 800m at the Vulcan Invitational ... Posted a season best time of 5:13.75 in the 1 mile at the VT Elite Meet.

2011 Outdoor: Debuted at the Tiger Track Classic in the 400m, placing 32nd at 1:03.01 ... Competed at the Seminole Invitational in the 200m (28.13) and 400m (1:02.00), placing 35th and 12th, respectively ... Ran the 800m in 2:22.80 at the War Eagle Invitational, finishing 32nd ... Finished at 15th in the 800m at the Mississippi Open with a time of 2:18.90 ... Raced again in the 800m at the Jaguar Quad at South Alabama, finishing 3rd with a time of 2:20.83.

2011 Indoor: Did not compete.

2010 Cross Country: Recorded a top 20 finish at the Troy Invitational ... Helped team to a second overall finish at the event ... Finished the course in Troy in 13:18.16 (16th overall) ... Finished 77th at the Crimson Classic ... Posted a time of 20:50.34 at the Memphis Twilight Classic ... Timed at 19.56.16 at the Chili Pepper Festival hosted by Arkansas.

High School: Prepped at Plant City High School ... Two-time Hillsborough County 800 Champion ... Selected to 1st Team All-Hillsborough County in 2010 ... 2009 and 2010 800 District Champion ... Own a personal best 20:32 in the 5K and 2:14.88 in the 800.

Personal: Daughter of Keith and Lisa Kolakowski ... Born October 25, 1991 in Plant City, Fla. ... Majoring in biomedical science.

PRs
3200M: 11:41.24 (2011 Troy Invitational, 7th place)
4K: 14:55.38 (2013 Georgia State Invitational, 6th place)
5K: 17:54.62 (2013 Crimson Classic, 24th place)
6K: 21:42.28 (2013 NCAA South Regional, 76th place)
Best XC Finish: 6th place, 2013 Georgia State Invitational (14:55.38)