Shakita Kabicek
Shakita Kabicek
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brook Park, OH
High School: Midpark
Major: Biology

Personal Bests:

400m (I) - 1:05.85 (Capital Jessica Sparks Open 2017)
500m (I) - 1:28.74 (Tiffin Alumni 2016)
800m (I) - 2:20.73 (GLIAC 2016)
1,000m (I) - 3:09.62 (Mt. Union - Wuske Invitational 2017)
800m (O) - 2:22.01 (2014)
1500m (O) - 4:56.51 (GLIAC 2016)
Mile (I) - 5:32.95 (Dragon Open 2016)
3000m (I) - 11:11.78 (Otterbein 2016)
5000m (O) - 18:59.33 (Ashland 2016)
4x400m Relay (I) - 4:00:97 (GLIAC 2015)
DMR (I) - 12:30.02 (GLIAC 2016) 
4x400m Relay (O) - 4:38.06 (Amy Adams Invitational 2017) 

2016:17: Earned GLIAC All-Academic honors…Ran in five different indoor events and competed in two outdoor events during her senior season…Established the women’s indoor school record in the 1,000 meter run at Mount Union (2/4/17), finishing in 3:09.62…Part of a women’s 4x400 meter relay team that finished second at Capital (1/28/17) with a time of 4:23.31…Notched a third place finish in the women’s 400 at Capital (1/28/17), crossing the finish line in 1:05.85…Finished third in the women’s 800 at the Otterbein April Fools Invitational (4/1/17), finishing in 2:26.98…Recorded three top five finishes and four top 10 finishes during the indoor season…Tallied four top 10 finishes during the outdoor season.

2016: Named to the GLIAC All-Academic team…Competed in five different indoor events and three outdoor events…Recorded four top five finishes during the indoor season and two in the outdoor season…Took first place in the indoor 800 meter at the Rick Meindl Last Call Meet (2/20) with a time of 2:21.47…Set a personal best time of 2:20.73 in the indoor 800 meter at the GLIAC Championships (2/28)…Finished third in the distance medley relay at Findlay (1/30) with a 12:56.11…Took third place in the outdoor 800 meter at Walsh (4/16) with a time of 2:27.07. 

2015: Placed first in the 800m run with a time of 2:26.15 at the OWU Open…Hit a time of 4:48.12 in the 1500m run at the Walsh Invitational to finish second overall...Competed on the Women’s 4x400 relay team, beating their personal best with at time of 4:00.97.

2014: Finished first in the 3000m steeplechase at the Wittenberg Invitational…Played a role in the 4x100m relay team which placed first at Muskingum…Hit a time of 2:21.18 in the 800 meter run…Recorded a time of  5:40.77 in the mile run…Logged a best in the 3000m run at 11:24.28.

High School: Ran for coach Rick Mack at Midpark High School... Four year Principal's honor roll award recipient... Presidential Award... National Honors Society... Volunteer of the Year award as a senior... Student Ambassador Club Secretary... SWC Champion and SWC MVP as a senior in cross country... 17th place at state cross country meet as a senior... 4x4 state champ as a junior... Holds school records in 4x4, 1600, 3200, and 5k... Personal Records- 400= 58.3; 800= 2:16; 1600= 5:08; 3200=11:28; 5k= 18:38; High Jump= 4'8"... Also was a diver in high school.

Personal: Daughter of Davina Kabicek... Chose ODU because of great reputation of school and chance to be a part of running program... Favorite High School memory was being State Champ in 4x4 as a junior... Hobbies include reading, playing the violin, and watching The Golden Girls.