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Kim Ballenger
Kim Ballenger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tatum, Texas

High School:
Tatum HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Hurdles

Experience:
3L

2006-07: Ran the hurdles and sprints during the indoor season ... ran a 9.13 in the 60-meter hurdle in the SLC Indoor Meet to finish in ninth place ...Finished in 16th place in the Pentathlon at the Southland Conference Indoor Meet with a total of 2,739 points ... Did not compete during the outdoor season.

2005-06: Competed in the 100 meter hurdles, the heptathlon and the javelin during the outdoor season ... Finished 10th in the heptathlon at the Southland Conference Outdoor championship with 3,642 points ... Finished 19th in the javelin at the SLC outdoor meet with a throw of 33.04 meters.

2004-05: Competed in the 100 meter hurdles, the shot put and the javelin during the outdoor season ... Best finish in the javelin was a fifth place finish at the Ty Terrell Relays with a throw of 103.05 feet ... top hurdle time was in the Ty Terrell Relays with a 15.51 ... top shot put performance was at the Ty Terrell Relays with a throw of 30-08.50 feet ... Ran the hurdles and sprints during the indoor season ... ran a 9.24 in the 60-meter hurdle in the SLC Indoor Meet ...Finished in 13th place in the Heptathlon at the SLC Indoor Meet.

2003-04: Competed in the 100-meter hurdles during outdoor season ... Top time was 14.72 for a ninth-place finish at the Tom Tellez Invitational ... Had three top 10 finishes, including season-best third-place (15.31) showing at Ty Terrell Relays ... Recorded 14.93 in 100 hurdles at SLC Outdoor Championships ... Ran sprint hurdles during indoor ... Ran season-best time of 9.47 in prelims at Houston Indoor Invitational ... Clocked a 9.60 in prelims at SLC Indoor Meet.

High School: Earned four letters in basketball and track at Tatum High ... Four-time district champion and regional qualifier in 100 and 300-meter hurdles ... Two-time district champ and regional qualifier in long jump ... Personal best of 14.5 in 100-meter hurdles, 44.09 in 300-meter hurdles and 17-5 in long jump ... Three-time first team all-district selection in basketball.

Personal: Majoring in exercise science ... Enjoys playing basketball, running track and listening to music ... Also recruited by Stephen F. Austin, Louisiana-Monroe, Baylor, Texas Tech, UT-Pan American and Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Born on June 4, 1985, in Grapevine, Texas ... Daughter of Ronnie and Chiquita Ballenger.

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