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Kaitlyn Lopez
Kaitlyn Lopez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
Immaculata Academy

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
JR


10/09/2012

Track and Field Training Update - Women's Jumps

Spend an afternoon with Coach Fritz Spence and the Nittany Lions women's jumps squad

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2014 Outdoor || Placed 14th in the triple jump (38-10.5) and 15th in the long jump (18-1) || 2014 Indoor || Placed 20th in the long jump with her season-best mark of 18-1 and took 16th in the triple jump with her distance of 39-1 || 2013 Outdoor || Finished 11th in the triple jump, and 19th in the long jump. || 2013 Indoor || Competed in both horizontal events in her first conference appearance, placing 14th in the triple jump, and 17th in the long jump.

In the Field ... || 2014 Outdoor || At the season-opening Crimson Tide Invitational, Lopez placed third in the triple jump (38-11.5) ... Recorded a lifetime-best jump of 39-5.25 in the triple jump at the Kehoe Twilight Meet ... Tallied a lifetime-best distance of 19-1.25 in the long jump en route to a first-place finish at the Jim Thorpe Open || 2014 Indoor || At the season-opening Penn State Indoor Relays, Lopez placed sixth in the long jump (17-1.25) and ninth in the triple jump (36-9.75) ... Posted a season-best mark of 39-3 in the triple jump at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Track & Field Invitational || 2013 Outdoor || Earned runner-up standing in the long jump at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Also finished third in the triple jump at the same competition ... Placed sixth in the "Eastern" triple jump at Penn Relays ... Finished second in the triple jump at the Jim Thorpe Open with a PR 39-4.50 (12.00). || 2013 Indoor || Top place finish was fifth in the both the long and triple jumps at the Penn State Relays ... Finished sixth in the long jump at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Was also sixth in the long jump at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup.

Before Penn State ... || High School || The NY State long jump champion as a senior with a leap of 18-9.75 ... Competed in the long and triple jumps at New Balance Outdoor Nationals as a senior ... Won both horizontals at the MMAA All Catholic High School Track & Field Championships in 2012 ... Started off her senior campaign with a victory in the long jump at the Bishop Loughlin Games. || Personal || Daughter of John and Elaine Lopez ... Born February 19, 1994.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
60m 8.08 ***
Long Jump 18-6 (5.64) 19-1.25 (5.82)
Triple Jump 39-3 (11.96) 39-5.25 (12.02)
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