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Kari Clifford Athlete Profile

Kari Clifford

Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2011 Hometown: Queen Creek, AZ Last School: Queen Creek High School


  • Parents are Shaun and Ellie Hardt
  • Brother Sherod runs track for Michigan State and sister Whitney ran track at Arizona State
  • Enjoys painting, playing sand volleyball and going to the lake
  • Completing post-graduate classes at BYU

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Queen Creek High School
  • Competed in track and cross country at Arizona State
  • 11-time Arizona High School State Champion
  • High School All-American in cross country and track in 2006
  • Arizona Athlete of the Year three times (2004-2006)
  • All-American in cross country in 2006
  • Three-time All-Pac 10 Conference Honors (2007-2009)
  • Four-time All-Western Conference Honors (2006-2009)
  • Named Arizona Woman Athlete of the Decade by the Arizona Tribune in 2009


  • All-MWC (Mile, 3000m, DMR 2011)

Other College

  • Arizona State University