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Kayla Rice
Class: JR
Position: -
Hometown: Plainfield, Ill.
Previous School: Plainfield South
Bios From Other Seasons
2017-18   2015-16   2014-15   

At USF in 2014

  • Participated in five meets
  • Clocked her fastest time of the year (19:52) at the Calvin Knight Invitational (9/13/14)
  • Placed 34th (20:34) at the CCAC Championship (11/8/14)

High School

  • Was a four-year letter winner in cross country and track & field at Plainfield South High School
  • Ran for coach Kristen Heckert
  • Served as team captain of both sports
  • Earned All-South Prairie Conference recognition in the 3,200-meter run as a junior
  • Lettered twice in soccer


  • Majoring in marketing
  • Born 6/28/96
2016 Women's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2016 Women's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Dani AuritJR Marseilles, Ill.Marquette
Gracie BallSR Batavia, Ill.Batavia
Morayma BarronFR Joliet, Ill.Joliet Central
Julia CaithamerSR Aurora, Ill.West Chicago
Taylor ConroyFR Marengo, Ill.Marengo
Catherine CrossonJR- Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield North
Stephanie CruzFR Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield South
Celine EspinozaJR Arlington, Wash.Lakewood
Mallory JohnsonJR- New Lenox, Ill.Lincoln-Way Central
Ashlee KnottJR- Washington, Ill.Washington
Lesley LopezJR- Lyons, Ill.Morton
Kayla RiceJR- Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield South
Bre RodriguezFR Dwight, Ill.Dwight
Daryll RodriguezSR Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
Lindsey SaynerJR- Winfield, IllWest Chicago
Calin WolcottFR Wilmington, Ill.Wilmington
Jeff Barker Image
Head Coach
5th season
Wes Wheeler Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season
Jeff Chiapello Image
Assistant Coach
5th season