Nihal Kayali
Nihal Kayali
Year: So.
Hometown: La Jolla, Calif.
High School: La Jolla High School
Position: Distance

Collegiate Bests

800m 2:11.86

1000m 2:50.00

1500m 4:26.6

Mile 4:45.04

3000m 9:41.14

5k (xc) 19:38

High School Bests

800m 2:12.34

Mile 4:59.14

3200m 10:59.80

2010-2011: USTFCCCA All-Academic ... In indoor track, first at indoor ECAC Championships in the mile... Top-10 school times in the mile and the 1000m...Personal best of 4:45.04 in the mile at HYP...Third at indoor Heps in the mile.

2009-2010: Consistently a member of the Bulldogs’ top seven...First team finisher at Lock Haven Meet...Fourth team finisher at Heps...Third team finisher at NCAA Regionals... 12th at outdoors Heps in the 800m with a season best of 2:13.38.

High School: School record-holder in 1600m and 3200m…Cross country captain senior year…Two-time California state meet qualifier in track…San Diego Hall of Champions Female Student-Athlete of the Year…Union-Tribune All-Academic First Team for cross country, soccer, track…Earned 12 varsity letters…Captain of varsity soccer team junior and senior year…Offensive MVP for three years…Team won CIF Division III Championship…SoCal Regionals Runner-up.

Personal: Pierson College … Brother Murat Kayali ’09 ran cross country and track for Bulldogs.