2007 — Indoor – led team in pentathlon with a collegiate-best 3,553 points… that total ranks third in school history… placed ninth in pentathlon (3,553 points) at Big Ten Championships… runner-up in 60-meter hurdles (9.06) and long jump (17-8 3/4) at Hawkeye Invite… posted collegiate-best high jump (5-4 1/2) as part of Big Ten pentathlon… Outdoor – NCAA provisional qualifier in heptathlon, placing fourth with a school-record 5,332 points at Big Ten Championships… placed 22nd in heptathlon at NCAA Championships (5,204 points)… qualified for NCAA regional in javelin throwing a collegiate-best 157-0 as part of Big Ten heptathlon… that mark ranks second in school history… also placed fourth in 100-meter hurdles (14.48), 200 meters (25.79) and high jump (5-4 1/4) as part of Big Ten heptathlon… placed fourth in javelin (142-1) as part of NCAA heptathlon… placed eighth in javelin at Big Ten Championships (139-5) and 11th at NCAA regional (151-4)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2006 — Indoor – placed 12th in pentathlon at Big Ten Championships with 3,443 points … placed fifth in pentathlon (3,383 points) at Husker Invite… Outdoor – placed sixth in javelin (141-0) at Big Ten Championships… threw season-best javelin (141-9) at Springtime Invite… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2005 — Indoor – placed 16th in pentathlon at Big Ten Championships with 3,417 points… won long jump (18-1 3/4) at Iowa Open, which ranks ninth in school history… ran collegiate-best 60-meter hurdles (8.75) at Iowa Open, which ranks seventh in school history… Outdoor – placed 10th in heptathlon with 4,924 points at Big Ten Championships, which led team… placed seventh in javelin (133-7) at Big Ten Championships and third (136-11) at Shamrock Invite… letterwinner.
High School — two-time junior national and national club championships javelin champion… won javelin and placed third in heptathlon at National High School Championships junior year, and won long jump as a freshman… three-time track team captain… placed fourth in heptathlon and fifth in javelin at 2003 CARIFTA Championships… coaches were Michael Carr and Michael Vassell.
Personal — born May 13, 1986… daughter of Winston Kerr and Ceva McPherson-Kerr… athletic training major.
Kerr’s Collegiate Bests
|60 Hurdles (I)||8.75||Iowa Invite||1/15/05|
|at Big Ten Championships||3/1/08|
|100 Hurdles (O)||14.21||Musco Twilight IX||4/21/07|
|200 Meters (O)||25.49||at Drake Relays||4/25/07|
|400 Meters (O)||1:04.64||at Shamrock Invite||3/18/06|
|800 Meters (O)||2:27.66||Big Ten Championships||5/12/07|
|Long Jump (O)||18-2 1/4 (5.54 m)||Big Ten Championships||5/12/07|
|High Jump (I)||5-4 1/2 (1.64 m)||Big Ten Championships||2/25/07|
|Shot Put (O)||37-6 (11.43 m)||Big Ten Championships||5/13/05|
|Javelin (O)||157-0 (47.85 m)||Big Ten Championships||5/12/07|
|Pentathlon (I)||3,553 points||Big Ten Championships||2/24/07|
|Heptathlon (O)||5,332 points||Big Ten Championships||5/12/07|