Kelly Bishop
Kelly Bishop
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Los Altos, CA
High School: Monta Vista HS

2018 Track and Field 

Competed in eight meets. Set a solid personal best in the 1500m at the 40th Annual Aztec Invitational where she won her heat frontrunning in a time of 4:39.30. Improved upon that time later on at the Bryan Clay Invitational where she ran a 4:38.74. Set one last personal best in the same event at the Big West Conference Championships where she ran 4:38.32 in the preliminaries to qualify for the final. She would finish 9th in the final with a 4:39.69, just one spot outside of scoring. 

2017 Cross Country

Competed in five meets for her freshman season. Ran 18:31.8 for 5k in the open section of the UC Riverside Invitational to finish 11th. Took 8th at the Mustang Challenge in 18:44.6. Ended her season with a new 5k personal best of 18:16.7 at the Titan Invitational to finish 7th. 

Prep

Graduated from Monta Vista High School where she was a school record holder in both the 800m and 1600m. Qualified for the CIF State Meet all four years in cross country for division one. Also qualified for Central Coast Section Finals all four years of high school (once in the 3200m, twice in the 800m, and three times in the 1600m). Her team was awarded the CIF all-scholastic team award her sophomore year for outstanding both in the classroom and out on the track. Coached by Kirk Flatow and John McKeeman.

Personal

Parents are Cary Bishop and Irene Economy...has two brothers, Kevin and Ryan...Double Majoring in Mathematical Science and Psychologial and Brain Sciences...aspires to work in the realm of artificial intelligence...hobbies include triathlon, piano, guitar, and spending time with her family...fun fact: has an extra bone in each of her feet. 

 

Collegiate Bests 

1500m - 4:38.32

Big West Championships 

2018 - 1500m, 9th, 4:39.69

Prep Bests

800m - 2:15.58

1600m - 5:00.22