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  Kara Bennett
Kara Bennett

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Issaquah, WA

High School:
Liberty

Position:
High-Jump/Multi-Events

Collegiate Career Bests:
60-Meter Hurdles: 9.62i
100 Meter Hurdles: 15.57
800 Meters: 2:32.09
High Jump: 5-7 ¾ (1.72m)
Javelin Throw: 141-8 (43.18m)
Heptathlon: 4,799 points
Pentathlon: 3,344(i) points

At Stanford: An experienced multi-event athlete that will return from injury for her final season.

2010 Season (Senior): Redshirted.

2009 Season (Junior): Season best in the heptathlon came at the UC Davis Multis with a score of 4,573 points ... placed 11th at the Pac-10 Championships in the heptathlon ... placed eighth in the pentathlon at the MPSF Indoor Championships to score a team point for Stanford ... career-best high jump of 5-7 ¾ came at the UC Davis Multis ... season-best in the javelin of 136-11 came at the Payton Jordan Cardinalin Invitational.

2008 Season (Sophomore): Posted a career high in the heptathlon at the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships with a score of 4,799 points ... placed 10th in the high jump at the Pac-10 Championships with a leap of 5-7 ... finished second at the Big Meet in the javelin with a career-best toss of 141-8 ... posted a career best in the pentathlon at the MPSF Championships to finish seventh.

2007 Season (Freshman): Finished 12th in the heptathlon with a career-best 4,416 points at the Pac-10 Championships ... leaped 5-7 (1.70m) to finish 12th in the high jump at the Pac-10 Championships ... posted a career-best 33-05 ¼ (10.19m) in the shot put at the Cal Multis ... placed 10th in the high jump at the MPSF Indoor Championships.

High School: A 2006 graduate of Liberty High School in Renton, Wash. ... captured the 2005 Washington state high school triple jump championship ... also claimed the high jump title at the 2004 Washington State Championships ... currently holds the high jump record for the Oregon-Washington Meet of Champions (5-7).

Cardinal Catalogue: Engineering major with a minor in energy resources ... parents are Walter and Audra Bennett ... father, Walter, was a quarterback for Washington State University from 1972-1977 ... second team Pac-10 All-Academic in 2008 and 2009 ... Academic All-MPSF in 2008.

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