21 Utah track and field athletes earn academic honors.
Several Utes set to make season debuts this weekend.
Utes get outdoor season underway in San Diego.
Utes have 14.50 points at the end of the first day at MPSF Championships.
Amanda Mergaert and Klaudia Rokossa earn MPSF accolades.
2012 Outdoor Track:
Qualified for the NCAA First/Second Rounds in the 100m hurdles, finishing 36th matching a season-best time of 13.81 seconds ... won event title at Utah Spring Classic with time of 13.81 seconds ... finished 13th at Pac-12 Conference Championships, clocking a time of 14.06 seconds ... Pac-12 Honorable Mention All-Academic ... named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
2012 Indoor Track:
Finished 12th in the 60m hurdles at the MPSF Championships, clocking a season-best 8.68 seconds ... earned second place at the Mountain States Games with a time of 8.82 seconds ... won the 55m hurdle title at the Wildcat Open with a time of 8.01 seconds ... named to MPSF All-Academic team.
2011 Outdoor Track:
Broke the 100m hurdles school record twice and set new record time of 13.61 at BYU Twilight ... finished 42nd in 100m hurdles at NCAA Regional Championships with time of 14.24 ... earned second place at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships with time of 13.71 ... finished in the top two spots at six of nine races throughout the season ... named to the USTFCCCA's All-Academic Team ... earned All-MWC honors.
2011 Indoor Track:
Placed sixth in the 60m hurdles at the MWC Indoor Championships ... clocked a season-best 60m hurdles time of 8.56 for fifth place at the Flo Track Husky Classic ... set a 55m hurdles personal-record time of 7.99 in the preliminary round at the Wildcat Tune-Up ... finished in the top two spots in five meets throughout the season ... set the indoor school record for both the 55m and 60m hurdles.
2010 Outdoor Track:
Established a personal-record 25.79 (eighth overall) in the 200m at the Mark Faldmo Invitational ... finished fifth at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.17 ... clocked a personal-best time of 13.90 in the 100m hurdles at the Utah Spring Classic ... competed in the 200m and 100m hurdle events throughout the season.
2010 Indoor Track:
Finished fifth overall in 60m hurdles at BYU Invitational with a time of 9.05 ... tied her person best (8.75) in the 60m hurdles to earn second place at the Mountain States Games ... set a season-best time in the 200m with 26.18 at the Mountain States Games.
A three-time Class 5A Utah State Champion in the 100m hurdles ... currently holds the 5A record in Utah for the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.35 ... member of Lone Peak High School's 4x400m relay team that placed third at the state championships in 2008 ... a member of the Honor Roll all three years of high school.
Daughter of Brian and Janet Kaplar ... sisters Chelsey Cutler, Jennifer Cutrer and brother-in-law Dustin Cutrer were all members of the Utah track team ... majoring in health promotion and education consumer emphasis ... enjoys spending time in the mountains ... born May 25, 1991.