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Kayla Cohen
Kayla Cohen
  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    New Fairfield, CT
  • High School:
    New Fairfield


Collegiate Bests:
800: 2:41.77
1500: 5:08.71
Mile: 5:40.48
3,000 Meter: 10:52.51
5,000 Meter: 18:53.35
3K (XC): 11:02.2
3.1 Mile (XC): 19:46.0
5K (XC): 19:54.9
6K (XC): 24:36.3

2022 Cross Country: Competed at the Father Bede Invitational, finishing 51st, completing the 3.11m course in 21:58.0. Placed 58th at the Ted Owen Invitational with a time of 20:02.7 (5k). Finished 33rd at the New England Championships, running the 5k course with a time of 20:23.5. Ran a 3k in 11:17.0 at the CCSU Mini Meet, finishing 48th. Ran a collegiate best 5k at the NEC Championships in 19:54.9, crossing the finish line in 41st place...Helped the team to win their 5th consecutive NEC Championship. 

2022 Outdoor: Ran the 1500 (5:19.13) and 5000 (19:56.47) at the NEC Championships...Ran the 800 in 2:41.77 at the CCSU Invitational...Clocked a 5:08.71 in the 1500 at the Jay Carisella Invitational...Ran the 5000 in 18:53.35 at the UConn Northeast Challenge...Northeast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll...Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll

2021-22 Indoor: Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll…Ran the 3000 in 10:52.51 at the NEC Championships...Ran the Mile in 5:40.48 at the Ramapo College Opener

2021 Cross Country: Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll…Ran 19:46.0 at the NEC Championships...Ran the 5K course in 20:21.8 at the IC4A/ECAC Championships...Turned in a time of 24:46.4 at the NCAA Northeast Regional...Clocked an 11:02.2 at the CCSU Mini Meet

2021 Outdoor: Ran the 5,000 meter in 19:35.66 at the New England Championships...Turned in a time of 19:44.31 in the 5,000 meter at the Northeast Conference Championships...Ran the 800 (2:45.25) and 1500 (5:21.47) at the CCSU Invitational...Clocked times of 2:41.86 in the 800 and 5:16.99 in the 1500 at Vermont...Ran the 1500 in 5:26.16 at Yellow Jacket Invitational...Opened the year with a time of 20:18.73 in the 5000 at Bryant...Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll.

2020-21 Cross Country: Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll...Ran the 5K course at the NEC Championships in 20:22.30 to set a personal-best...Helped team win third straight championship.

2020-21 Indoor: Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll

2020 Indoor: Ran a personal best in the 3,000 meter (11:57.51) at the Ramapo Season Opener...Posted a best mile time (5:51.34) at the BU Terrier Classic...Ran the mile at the NEC Championship.

2019 Cross Country: Ran a personal best in the 5K (20:38.2) at the Marist Invite...Posted a best 3K time (12:06.2) at the CCSU Mini Meet...Ran the 5K at the NEC Championship...Posted a best time in the 6K (25:00.7) at the NCAA DI Northeast Region Championship...NEC Fall Academic Honor Roll...NEC Commissioners Honor Roll.

Before Central: Came in second place at the 2017 Northeast Cross Regionals Open Invitational...Finished first a the Junior Olympic Regionals (2017/2018)...Placed ninth and named an All-American at the Junior Olympic Cross Country National Championships (2017/2018)...Class M Cross Country Runner-up (2017/2018)...Fourth place finisher (3,200m) fifth place (1,600m) at the SWC (2017/2018)...Class M Indoor Track and Field third place finisher in the 3,200m (2017/2018)...Class M team champions (2018/2019)...Finished eighth in the 2 mile at the New Balance Games (2018/2019).