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Kenzley Defler
Kenzley  Defler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Assumption

Event:
Distance/XC

04/07/2017

Auburn T&F with strong start to Tiger Track Classic

Auburn T&F with strong start to Tiger Track Classic

04/06/2017

Auburn to host Tiger Track Classic

Auburn to host Tiger Track Classic

01/28/2017

Veronica Eder breaks school record at Razorback Invitational

Veronica Eder breaks school record at Razorback Invitational

01/25/2017

Auburn heads to Arkansas for Razorback Invitational

Auburn heads to Arkansas for Razorback Invitational

01/20/2017

Auburn track and field to host Auburn Invitational in Birmingham

Auburn track and field to host Auburn Invitational in Birmingham

04/21/2017

04-21-17 War Eagle Invitational

04-21-17 War Eagle Invitational Anthony Hall

04/07/2017

4-7-17 Tiger Track Classic

4-7-17 Tiger Track Classic Anthony Hall

2017 Outdoor:
Won the 1500m at the Tom Jones Memorial with a time of 10:04.35 … Won the 5000m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 17:07.12 … Ran a 17:14.92 to finish fourth at the War Eagle Invitational … Finished 17th at SEC Outdoors in the 10k with a time of 36:36.98

2017 Indoor:
Competed at four meets in the 5000m and one in the 3000m … Finished second at the Auburn Invitational in the 5k with a time of 17:25.14 … Finished fifth at the Commodore Invite … Finished eighth at the Tiger Paw Invitational … Personal-best time of 17:13.43 at SEC Indoors to place 22nd … Finished 21st in the 3k at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 9:58.98

2016 Cross Country:
Finished fifth with a personal best in the women’s 4k with a time of 14:37.20 at the JSU Strut’s Opener … Finished tenth at the Furman Classic.

2016 Outdoor:
Finished with a personal best 17:00.36 in the 5000m at the War Eagle Invitational … Recorded an eighth place finish with a personal best 35:29.19 in the 10,000m at the 2016 SEC Outdoor Championships … 2015-16 SEC Academic Honor Roll … 2015-16 Academic Top Tiger.

2015 Outdoor:
Competed in six events in the 1500m, 3000m and 5000m ... Placed second at the War Eagle Invitational in the 5000m with a time of 17:35.02 ... Placed second at the Border Clash in the 5000m with a time of 17:39.88 ... Finished fourth in the 3000m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 10:05.56 ... Placed eighth at the Tennessee Challenge in the 3000m with a time of 9:59.45.

2015 Indoor:
Competed in three meets in the 3000m and 5000m ... Finished 9th in the 5000m with a time of 17:40.79 at the Husker Invitational ... Finished 19th in the 3000m with a time of 10:10.58 at Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational.

2014 Cross Country:
Competed in six events ... Placed ninth in her first-career meet, the South Alabama Opener, with a time of 15:28.38 ... Finished 15th at the Florida State Invitational with a time of 18:34.62.

Prior to Auburn:
Attended Assumption High School in Louisville, Ky. ... Helped lead the Assumption cross country team to state championships in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... Qualified for the Nike Nationals in 2011-13 ... Was named to the Kentucky Cross Country and Track Academic All-State Team from 2011-14.

Personal:
Full name is Kenzley Rose Defler ... Born on July 11, 1996 ... Daughter of Dan and Melinda Gomez ... Has one brother, Trenton (20) and two sisters, Marcalley (13) and Jessena (10) ... Majoring in chemical engineering.

DEFLER'S PERSONAL BESTS
Event Mark Meet
1500m Outdoor 4:48.14 2015 Crimson Tide Invitational
3000m Indoor 10:10.58 2015 Vanderbilt Invitational
3000m Outdoor 9:59.45 2015 UT Challenge
5000m Indoor 17:40.79 2015 Husker Invtational
5000m Outdoor 17:00.36 2016 War Eagle Invitational
10,000m Outdoor 35:29.18 2016 SEC Outdoor Championships
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