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Viola

Kleiser

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Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Reichersdorf, Austria
High School: BG/BRG Piaristen Krems
Experience: 1st Year

Bio

2012 --  Indoor: Clocked a personal best time of 7.82 in the preliminary round of the 60-meter dash to place sixth at the Holiday Inn Invitational (1/13) and would go on to finish seventh (7.84) in the final round... Placed ninth (7.86) in the semi-final round of the 60-meter dash at The Summit League Championships (2/24)... Took fifth (7.88) at the Wildcat Invitational (1/21) in the 60-meter dash... Placed 11th (7.90 at The Summit League Championships (2/24), 13th (7.93) at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (2/4), 48th (7.94) at the Iowa State Classic (2/10), third (7.95) in Heat 2 at the Jayhawk Classic (1/21), and 12th (8.00) at the Holiday Preview (12/9) in the preliminary rounds of the 60-meter dash events... Finished sixth (8.01) in Section 2 of the final round at the Jayhawk Classic (1/21), 11th (8.01) at the Holiday Preview (12/9), and seventh (8.07) in Section 1 at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/2) in the 60-meter dash events... Set a school record in the 200 meters with a time of 25.17 to place fourth in the preliminary round of The Summit League Championships (2/24)... Placed 13th in the 200 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/10) with a time of 25.18 for the second best performance in team history... Finished sixth at the Holiday Inn Invitational (1/14) in the 200 meters with a time of 25.36, which was good for the fifth best performance in team history... Placed fourth (22.56) in Section 2 at The Summit League Championships (2/25) and fourth (25.98) in Section 1 at the Jayhawk Classic (1/27) in the 200 meters... Was part of a 4x400-meter squad that brought home the bronze medal at The Summit League Championships (2/25) with a school-record time of 3:48.23... Was a part of a 4x400-meter relay group that placed 13th (3:48.47) at the Iowa State Classic (2/10), fifth (3:57.82) at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (2/4), third (4:04.03) in Section 1 at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/2), third (4:05.19) at the Wildcat Invitational (1/21), and fifth (3:50.39) at the NCAA Last Chance Qualifier (3/3). Outdoor: Ranked No. 439 in the NCAA in the 400 Meter Dash with a UMKC personal best time of 56.62 at the Missouri Relays (3/23), No. 389 as part of the 4x400 Meter Relay team with a time of 3:47.58 at the Missouri Relays (3/23) and No. 432 as part of the 4x100 Meter Relay team with a time of 47.36 at the Missouri Relays (3/23)... finished fourth in the 200 Meter Dash at the Missouri Relays (3/24)... placed second at the Missouri Relays (3/24) and ninth at The Summit League Championships (5/12) in the 400 Meter Dash... finished third at the Missouri Relays (3/24) as part of the 4x100 Meter Relay Team... finished second at the Tulsa Duels (3/17) and the Missouri Relays (3/24) as part of the 4x400 Meter Relay Team... Named a Distinguished Scholar on The Summit League Winter/Spring Academic All-League Team and to the Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2011 -- Indoor: Did not compete.  Outdoor: Clocked a season best 12.25 in the 100-meter dash to place 11th in the preliminary round of The Summit League Championships (5/13)... Placed seventh (12.37) at the CMU Breast Cancer Awareness Invite (4/9) in the 100-meter dash... In the preliminary rounds of the 100-meter dash, finished seventh (12.39) at the CMU Breast Cancer Awareness Invite (4/9) and seventh (12.44) at the Missouri Relays (4/1)... Placed fourth (12.56) at the Missouri Relays (4/2) and ninth (12.92) at the John McDonnell Invitational (4/23) in the 100-meter dash events... Took eighth (25.26) at the K.T. Woodman Invitational (4/16) and fifth (25.40) at the Missouri Relays (4/1) in the 200 meters... Placed 17th (26.17) in the preliminary round of the 200-meter dash at The Summit League Championships (5/13) and eighth (26.64) at the John McDonnell Invitational (4/23) in the same event... Was part of a 4x100-meter relay group that placed second (47.60) at the K.T. Woodman Invitational (4/16), fifth (47.63) at the Wichita State BCS Buster Invitational (4/30), third (47.96) at the Missouri Relays (4/2), third (48.41) at the John McDonnell Invitational (4/23), and fourth (48.47) at The Summit League Championships (5/13)... Was a part of 4x400-meter relay group that placed second (3:47.91) at the K.T. Woodman Invitational (4/16), fifth (3:57.25) at The Summit League Championships (5/14), fifth (3:57.74) at the Wichita State BCS Invitational (4/30), and fifth (4:02.27) at the Missouri Relays (4/2).

High School -- Competed for the ULV Krem from 2005-2010... 2009-10, ran in the 4x200m and 4x100m, and 4x400m relay events and 100m and 200m races for Osterrecichischer Steetsmeister (Austria).

Personal -- Born November 13, 1990 in Wein, Austria... daughter of Sigrid Eysn and Christoph Kleiser... has two sisters, Valerie Kleiser and Flora Kleiser... Majors in Psychology.


CAREER-BEST TIMES
INDOOR
60 meters: 7.82 at Holiday Inn Invitational, 1/13/12
200 meters: 25.17 at The Summit League Championships, 2/15/12 (UMKC School Record)

OUTDOOR
100 meters: 12.25 at Summit League Championships, 5/13/11
200 meters: 25.26 at K.T. Woodman Invitational, 4/16/11
400 meters: 56.62 at MU Relays, 3/24/12

 

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