Kiera Weems
Kiera Weems
Year: Senior
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Last School: Siegel HS
Experience: 3L

2016

  • Finished 78th at NCAA South Region 6K in personal best 22:01.8
  • Placed 21st at OVC Championships in season and personal best 18:06.7

2015

  • Finished 107th at NCAA South Region 6K in 22:31.7
  • Placed 29th at OVC Championships in season best 18:42.7

2014

  • Finished 131st at NCAA South Region 6K in 22:06.0
  • Placed 41st at OVC Championships 5K in 18:57.7
  • Ran season best 18:43.69 to take 78th at Vanderbilt Commodore Classic

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
Mile (Indoor): 5:05.89
3000m (Indoor): 10:06.01
800m (Outdoor): 2:18.05
1500m (Outdoor): 4:38.03
3000m steeple (Outdoor): 11:46.44
5K (XC): 18:06.7
6K (XC): 22:01.8