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Kiani Profit
Position: Hurdles
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pasadena, Calif.
High School: Muir HS
Experience: 3 Letters
2011 OUTDOOR TRACK - Did not compete outdoors due to injury... Has eligibility remaining for one outdoor season.

2011 INDOOR TRACK - ALL-AMERICAN in the pentathlon with a tie for 2nd at NCAA Nationals with season-best 4,396 mark (60H: 8.41; HJ: 5-8.75; SP: 39-4.50; LJ: 19-3; 800m: 2:09.67)... Mark in the pentathlon 800 is a collegiate record... ACC CHAMPION in the pentathlon with 4,250 score (60H: 8.54; HJ: 5-6; SP: 39-10; LJ: 19-0.50; 800m: 2:10.81)... Also won the Penn State National with 4,109 points... Had Terps' best marks of the season in the 400 (54.21 at N.Y. Armory), 800 (2:09.67 at NCAA pentathlon), 60 hurdles (8.41 to place 2nd at Terrapin Indoor), long jump (20-0.25 at ACC Indoor Championships to finish 6th)... Went season-best 5-8.75 in the high jump at NCAA pentathlon.


2010 OUTDOOR TRACK - ALL-AMERICAN in the heptathlon with a 2nd-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor at 5,682 points... Mark was just behind her season-best performance to finish second and earn ALL-ACC honors with a 5,686 mark (100H: 13.91; HJ: 5-8; SP: 35-3.25; 200m: 24.39; Day1: 3,405; LJ: 19-0; JT: 112-6; 800m: 2:11.91)... Won the NACAC U-23 Championship at 5,576 points... Terps' best marks of the season in the 400 (54.68 at ACC prelims), 800 (2:11.91 at ACC heptathlon), 100 hurdles (13.78 at NCAA heptathlon), 400 hurdles (57.35 ECAC Outdoor to place 2nd), high jump (5-8 at ACC heptathlon), javelin (124-4 at NCAA heptathlon)... Had season-best of 19-11 in long jump to place 2nd in the Maryland Twilight.

2010 INDOOR TRACK - ALL-AMERICAN in the pentathlon with a 2nd-place finish of 4,242 points at NCAA Indoor Nationals to break her own school record (60H: 8.40; HJ: 5-7.25; SP: 35-3.25; LJ: 19-4.25; 800: 2:11.86)... 800-meter mark, 60-hurdle time and high jump at NCAA pentathlon were best of season by a Terp... 60-hurdle mark was indoor school record... 800m mark ranked 5th all-time indoors at Maryland... HJ mark also ranked 5th... ALL-ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE in pentathlon with second-place finish of then-school record 4,125 (60H: 8.50; HJ: 5-5.75; SP: 37-2.25; LJ: 18-10.75; 800: 2:14.74)... Performance broke school record which had stood since 1985 (Linda Spenst, 1982)... Also had Terps' best marks of the season in 400 (54.21 at N.Y. Armory... 2nd all-time at Maryland) and long jump (19-9.50 at Hokie Invitational ranked 4th on all-time list)... Member of 4x400 relay team that placed 3rd at ACC Indoor (season-best 3:41.92)... Ran lead leg of 4x800 relay that won Patriot Games in 9:08.72... Ran 400 leg on DMR that set school record on Notre Dame's oversized track at 11:40.32.


2009 OUTDOOR TRACK - Had Maryland's top five marks in the 400-meter hurdles... ECAC INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION with a time of 58.16 in the 400-meter hurdles, giving her the second-fastest time in Terps' history... finished ninth at the ACC Championships in the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:00.18... had a time of 14.47 in the 100-meter hurdles in the ACC heptathlon, Terps' ninth-best mark ever... placed first at the Maryland Invitational in the 400-meter hurdles at 1:00.27... had Maryland's best high-jump mark of the season at 5-4.25 in the ACC heptathlon, the Terps' ninth-best high hump ever... placed second, had Maryland's best mark of the season in the long jump at the Maryland Invitational with a mark of 18-7.75... had season-best and Maryland's seventh-best javelin throw in history at the ECAC heptathlon...had Maryland's top two scores in the heptathlon this season... ALL-ACC with second-place finish at the ACC Championships in the heptathlon with a score of 5,276, second on Maryland's all-time list... placed second at the ECAC Championships with a score of 5,096... member of the sprint medley relay team that placed eighth in the Pepsi Florida Relays, Terps' fifth-fastest time on record... was a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished tenth in the Pepsi Florida Relays with a time of 3:40.09, Maryland's best all season... part of the 4x400 relay team that placed first at the Maryland Invitational... part of the shuttle hurdles relay team that placed fourth at the Penn Relays.

2009 INDOOR TRACK - Had season-best time of 8.33 in the 55-meter hurdles, placing sixth in the Middle Tennessee Classic, fourth-best in the ACC during indoor season... had season-best time in the 60 hurdles at 8.74, placing eighth in the Virginia Tech Elite Final, Maryland's sixth-best time in the books and ACC's 18th-best mark of the season... best mark of the season in high jump at 5-3.75, tied for second at the Maryland Invitational... placed first in the 60-meter hurdles with 8.82 at the Virginia Duals... part of the 4x400 relay teams that hold the third- and fourth-best marks at Maryland at 3:43.60 and 3:44.68... had the 18th-best long jump mark in the ACC at 18-5.75 during the ACC Championships... tied for fourth with a score of 3,607 in the ECAC Championship pentathlon... Scored 3,779 points in the pentathlon to finish sixth in the ACC Championships.


2008 OUTDOOR TRACK - Had the best time in the 400-meter hurdles on the team... placed 2nd at the Mason Invitational with a IC4A qualifying time of 59.86... finished 2nd at the ECAC Championship with a time of 1:00.49 and placed 10th at the ACC Championship in 1:01.50... had a time of 1:00.79, placing 20th at the NCAA East Regionals...competed in the 200 meters at the ACC Heptathlon and finished with a time of 24.89...placed 22nd in the 10,000 meters at the Onesty/Abramson Invitational with a time of 15.19...was a member of the IC4A qualifying 4x400 team that placed 4th at the Penn Relays with a time of 3:06.06... had a mark of 88-03 in the javelin at the ACC Heptathlon... had a high jump of 5-1.75 in the ACC Heptathlon... placed 19th at the Onesty/Abramson Invitational in the long jump with a jump of 16-1.50...finished 17th in the shot put at the ACC Heptathlon with a mark of 32-11.00.

2008 INDOOR TRACK- Led the 300 meters with a season-best time of 39.79 at the Virginia Tech Invitational, placing 6th... finished 8th in the 800 meters at the Thomson Invitational (2:26.57)...tied for 13th place in the long jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a jump of 17-5.25...placed 14th in the 55-meter hurdles at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a IC4A qualifying time of 8.28... finished 17th in the 60-meter hurdles at the ACC Championships with a time of 9.00...tied for 32nd place at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a time of 58.56...was a member on the IC4A qualifying 4x400 relay team that placed 6th at the ACC Championships with a time of 3:46.89... finished 4th at the ECAC Championships in 3:46.28.


BEFORE MARYLAND - Competed at Junior Olympics and visited Russia as part of the USA Junior Youth World Team... Athlete of the Year at John Muir High School... Finished third at the California state high school meet in the 300-meter hurdles... Comes to Maryland with pre-collegiate bests of 14.04 in the 100-meter hurdles, 59.3 in the 400 hurdles and 41.9 in the 300 hurdles... Has also posted a score of 4,747 in the heptathlon.

PERSONAL - Parents are Youvet and George Profit... Has an older brother, Marquis... Hopes to major in kinesiology at Maryland... Lists Gail Devers as her favorite athlete... Enjoys reading and writing poetry... Also enjoys volleyball and basketball... Recipient of the David Finkelstein Memorial Scholarship.


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