Position
Jumps
Height
5'8
Class
Senior
Hometown
Gonzales, La.
High School
Episcopal HS

Career Record

2x SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll (2018, 2019)

Top 10 LSU Marks
No. 6 – High Jump (outdoors) – 1.81m/5-11.25

2019 OUTDOOR (SENIOR)
Competed solely in the high jump … represented LSU at the NCAA East Preliminaries … took 14th at the SEC Championships with a clearance of 5’ 7” … picked up second-place finishes at the LSU Invitational (5’ 8.50”) and Louisiana Classics (5’ 7.75”) … placed third at the Battle on the Bayou with a mark of 5’ 9.25” … captured fourth place at the LSU Alumni Gold (5’ 8”) and Miami Hurricane Invitational (5’ 7.25”).

2019 INDOOR (SENIOR)
Competed solely in the high jump … picked up a pair of silver finishes at the UAB Invitational (5’ 6.50”) and LSU Bayou Bengal (5’ 7.75”) … registered bronze finishes at the LSU Twilight (5’ 8.50”) and Razorback Invitational (5’ 8.75”) … cleared 5’ 7” at the Red Raider Invite to place fourth. 

2018 OUTDOOR (JUNIOR)
Competed solely in the high jump … finished 19th at the NCAA Championships in the high jump … tied for fourth at the SEC Championships with a clearance of 1.75 meters (5-8.75) … claimed gold at the LSU Invitational with a personal best clearance of 1.81 meters (5-11.25) … took third at the LSU Alumni Gold with a clearance of 1.71 meters (5-7.25) … finished second at the Louisiana Classics (1.72m/5-7.75) … registered a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Battle on the Bayou (1.75m/5-8.75) and Miami Hurricane Invitational (1.70m/5-7.00).

2018 INDOOR (JUNIOR)
Competed solely in the high jump … finished second at the LSU Twilight (1.68m/5-6) and Bayou Bengal Invitational (1.73m/5-8) … placed third at the Tyson Invitational with a leap of 1.75 meters (5-8.75) … finished fourth at the Razorback Invitational with a mark of 1.73 meters (5-8) … placed 10th at the SEC Championships with a clearance of 1.75 meters (5-8.75).

2017
Lettered during the outdoor season after competing in the high jump at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships for the first time in her career … Cleared a lifetime personal best of 5 feet, 7 3/4 inches in the event in a fourth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold … Raised PR from her clearance of 5-7 in a tie for seventh place at the Beach Invitational … Opened the outdoor season with back-to-back fourth-place finishes in the high jump at the Louisiana Classics (5-5 3/4) and Battle on the Bayou (5-6) … Cleared 5-5 for 10th place at the inaugural SEC Relays … Won the high jump in her indoor finale at the LSU Twilight meet with an indoor PR of 5-5 1/4 … Tied for third place in her indoor opener at the Purple Tiger Invitational, jumping 5-4 1/4 … Followed by clearing 5-3 for fourth place at the Auburn Invitational.

2016
Competed in the high jump in eight meets during her freshman season with the Lady Tigers in 2016 … Cleared an indoor personal best of 5 feet, 3 inches for third place in her indoor season finale at the LSU Twilight … Also took third place in the event at the Bayou Bengal Invitational (5-2 1/4) and LSU High Performance Meet (5-2 1/2) during the indoor season … Cleared 5-0 1/4 to tie for 18th place at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic … Made her collegiate debut at the Purple Tiger Invitational … Jumped her outdoor seasonal best of 5-3 while tying for 12th place at the Battle on the Bayou … Placed eighth at the LSU Invitational with a mark of 5-2 1/2 … Also competed in the high jump at the LSU Alumni Gold during the outdoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
A two-time state champion high jumper during her prep career at Episcopal High School in Baton Rouge … Won back-to-back Class 2A state titles in 2014 and 2015 while helping lead Episcopal High School to the team state championship both seasons … Also crowned the district and regional high jump champion as a junior in 2014 and senior in 2015 … Set the district record with a personal-best clearance of 5-6 to highlight her senior season … Scored the Class 2A state silver medal in the high jump as a freshman in 2012.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kaitlyn Mallory Walker … Born on June 30, 1997 … Parents are Kevin and Kim Walker … Has a brother, Kevin, Jr. … Uncle, Thomas Walker, Jr., played college football at Southern … An honor student during her prep career at Episcopal High School … Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society and was a Peer Leader while in high school … Recipient of the Citizenship Award at Episcopal High School … Majoring in marketing.

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