Kiera Weems
Kiera Weems
Year: SR/SR
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Position: Distance
Last School: Siegel HS
Experience: 3L

2017 Outdoor

  • Placed 12th in 1500m at OVC Championships in 4:47.16
  • Part of 4x400m relay team that took seventh at OVC Championships in 4:02.40
  • Ran 800m season and personal best 2:18.05 in preliminaries at OVC Championships
  • Ran 1500m season best 4:41.74 to take 81st at Raleigh Relays 

2016-17 Indoor

  • Finished fifth in DMR (12:23.12) and 18th in 3000m (10:21.88) at OVC Championships
  • Ran mile season and personal best 5:05.89 in 21st-place finish at Vanderbilt Commodore Invite
  • Set 3000m season and personal best 10:06.01 to take 23rd at Music City Challenge

2016 Outdoor

  • Placed 10th in 1500m at OVC Championships in 4:41.36
  • Ran 1500m season best 4:40.27 at Florida Relays to place 40th
  • Set 800m season best 2:18.44 in 17th-place finish at Georgia Tech Invitational 

2015-16 Indoor

  • Finished sixth in DMR (12:27.42) and 10th in mile (5:12.85) at OVC Championships
  • Ran mile season best 5:06.28 to place 32nd at Music City Challenge 

2015 Outdoor

  • Took eighth in 1500m at OVC Championships in season and personal best 4:38.03
  • Ran 800m season best 2:18.21 to take 25th at Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational 

2014-15 Indoor

  • Finished third in DMR (12:11.17) and 11th in mile (5:11.29) at OVC Championships, the latter a season best time
  • Ran 400m season and personal best 400 to take 16th at MTSU Valentine's Invitational
  • Set 800m season best 2:20.31 to place ninth at Vanderbilt Commodore Invitational

Prior to Belmont

Helped Siegel High to finish as state runner-up ups and cross country in 2013 ... Competed in the 1600m Open and 800m Open at State at the junior.

Personal

Interested in majoring in Exercise Science ... Born Kiera Robina Weems on October 15, 1995 ... Daughter of Robert Weems and Tamara Poliverra ... Has one brother, Trent ... Also played soccer at Siegel High ... Beta Club ... Perfect Attendance ... Lists favorite athletes as Brenda Martinez, Michael Jordan, and Muhammed Ali ... Favorite singers are Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Adele, and Lorde ... Lists favorite books as Once A Runner and The Perfect Mile ... Favorite movies are Prefontaine Without Limits and Iron Man 3 ... Favorite TV shows are Modern Family, House, and How I Met your Mother.

Personal Records

400m (Indoor): 1:05.41
800m (Indoor): 2:20.31
Mile (Indoor): 5:03.72
3000m (Indoor): 10:06.01
800m (Outdoor): 2:18.05
1500m (Outdoor): 4:38.03
3000m steeple (Outdoor): 11:46.44
5K (XC): 18:01.3
6K (XC): 21:49.9

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