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Kane Grimster
Kane Grimster

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Victoria, Australia

High School:
Peninsula School

Event:
Distance/XC

2013 Outdoor: Competed in five meets participating in the 800 and 1500 meters... Placed second in 1500 meters at both the Auburn Tiger Track Classic and War Eagle Invitational with times of 3:45.72 and 3:49.27, respectively... Placed third in the 1500 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invite with a time of 3:49.88... Placed third in the 800 meters at the Samford Multi and Invitational with a time of 1:52.26 which is also his personal best.

2013 Indoor: Competed in five meets participating in the 800 meters and the Mile... Took second place in the Mile with a time of 4:08.35 at the Samford Multi and Invitational... Placed fifth in the Mile at both the Husker Invite and at the SEC Indoor Championship posting times of 4:09.71 and 4:05.84, respectively.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in four meets participating in 6k and 8k distance events... Took first place in Auburn Invite 6k with a time of 19:03.80... Finished second with a time of 25:26.30 in the Azalea City Classic 8k... Competed in the SEC Championship 8k and finished 81st overall with a time of 26:01.73.

2012 Outdoor: Ran the 1500m at four meets... Placed second in the 1500m at both the Auburn Tiger Track Classic and the Auburn War Eagle Invitational with marks of 3:46.28 and 3:45.48... Season best time of 1:53.02 (prelim) in the 800m at the SEC Outdoor Championships... Finished sixth at the Penn Relays in the 1 mile with a time of 4:07.21.

2012 Indoor: Finished second in the 1 mile at the SEC Indoor Championships with a mark of 4:13.19 in the prelims and 4:13.19 in the finals... Also finished fourth in the 3000m with a time of 8:14.79...Won the DMR at the VT Elite Meet and the Auburn Indoor Invitational with marks of 9:56.34 and 10:05.77... Season best time of 1:53.10 in the 800m at the VT Elite Meet.

2011 Cross Country:Won the FSU Invitational with a time of 25:30.11... Finished fifth at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 19:23.2... Competed at the SEC Championships finishing 14thwith a time of 24:48.02... Placed in the top 25 at the NCAA South Regional and was one of only two freshman in the top 20.

High School: Attended The Peninsula School in Mt. Eliza, Victoria, Australia... Ran track under Head Coach Nicky Frey... Participated in the 800m, 1500m and 3000m... Named to the Australian Team World Youth Championships in 2009 and finished seventh in the 1500m finals... Holds school records in the 800m (1:52:40), 1500m (3:45:80) and 3000m (8:18:60).

Personal: Full name is Kane Reilly Grimster... Born on May 23 in Frankston South, Victoria, Australia... Son of Dean and Jacqui Grimster... Has one sister.

PRs
6K: 19:03.80 (2012 Auburn Invitational,1st place)
8K: 24:07.19 (2013 SEC Championships, 9th place)
10K: 30:23.08 (2013 NCAA South Regional, 11th place)
Best XC Finish: 1st place, 2011 FSU Invitational (25:30.11)
19:03.80 (2012 Auburn Invitational, 1st place)