Caleb Keitt
Caleb Keitt
Height: 6'0"
Year: Fr.
Hometown: McDonough, Ga.
High School: Ola
Events: Middle Distance
Major: Biology, Business (Art minor)

Honors:

  • USA South All-Conference first team (2016)

2016-17 (Freshman): Ran in eight cross country races in the fall, contributing points as a top-five finisher in every race... Named to the USA South All-Conference first team... Was the second team finisher in the final three races of the season... Finished seventh overall in the USA South Championship (Oct. 29) with a time of 29:05.6... Finished second on the team in NCAA Regionals (Nov. 12) with a time of 28:32.9, a personal record... Ran in the indoor track season... Set a program mark in the mile at 4:57.71 at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 11)... Also part of the distance medley relay team that set a program record at 11:34.76 at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 11)

High School: Attended Ola High School... Ran both cross country and track... Also participated in Junior Olympic Track and Field and was a national qualifier... He was team captain at Ola and received the Coach's and MVP awards during his high school career... Was named the Wendy's High School Heisman for the McDonough area after his senior year... Holds the school record in the 3000 meter at 10:02 and finished third in the county finals in the 800 with a time of 2:02 in his senior year... He also holds a personal best in the 5k at 17:14, 4:22 in the 1500, 25.94 in the 200 and 54.03 in the 400... Graduated in top 10 percent, earned President's Award

Personal: Parents are Claude and Tarri Keitt... Has two siblings, Taylor and Harmonee... Uncle, Troy Bowers, played basketball at Boston College from 1984-88... Favorite Bible verse is Philippians 22:1... Plans to double major in Biology and Business with a minor in Art... Aspires to become a physical therapist, shoe designer and community recreation center owner... Has done missions work with his church and volunteered with Relay 4 Life... Favorite athletes include: Michael Johnson, Usain Bolt, Stephen Curry and Danny Way... Favorite teams include: Pittsburgh Steelers and Georgia Bulldogs

Keitt's Personal Bests:

Cross Country:
5k: 18:29.2 (UTC PowerAde Invitational, Sep 9, 2016)
8k: 28:32.0 (NCAA Regional, Nov 12, 2016)

Outdoor Track:

Indoor Track:
Mile: 4:57.71 (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 11, 2017)
DMR: 11:34.76 - Dunlavy, Vaughn, Sneller (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 11, 2017) 

High School:
5K: 17:14
200 (track): 25.94
400 (track): 54.0
800 (track): 2:02
1500 (track): 4:22
3000 (track): 10:02