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Kayla Bonnick

Sprints
Position
Senior
Class
St. Catherine, Jamaica
Hometown
St. Jago High School
High School
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Kayla  Bonnick - Track & Field - Virginia Cavaliers

All-American
2021 Outdoor:
4×100 relay (2nd Team)

All-ACC
2023 Outdoor:
4×100 relay (1st team)
2023 Outdoor:
100m (2nd team)
2023 Indoor: 60m (2nd Team)
2021 Outdoor: 4×100 relay (2nd Team)
2021 Indoor:
60m (2nd Team)

NCAA East Preliminary Round
2023 Outdoor: 100m, 4×100 relay
2022 Outdoor: 100m
2021 Outdoor: 100m, 4×100 relay

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2024 Indoor
• Opened the season placing second in the 60m and third in the 200m at the Liberty Kickoff
• Placed third in the 60-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Invitational
• Ran for a fifth and sixth place finish in the 60m at the Hokie Invitational
• Had three top-five finishes in the 60m and a top-ten finish in the 200m at the Penn State National Open
• Placed third and fourth in the 60m at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet

2023 Outdoor
• Named to 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll
• Ran 11.53 in the 100m in the NCAA East Preliminary Round
• Ran the 100m at the ACC championship meet, placing fifth
• Participated in the winning 4×100 relay at the ACC Championship meet
• Placed second at the Virginia Challenge in the 100m final, clocking a personal best of 11.42
• Raced a personal best of 23.86 in the 200m at the Virginia Grand Prix, finishing 2nd
• Finished second in the 100m at the Virginia Quadrangular meet
• Ran in the winning 4×100 relay at Raleigh Relays

2023 Indoor
• Placed first in the 60m and third in the 200m at the 2022 Liberty Kickoff
• Placed fourth in the 60m at the Virginia Tech Invitational and Hokie Invitational
• Competed in the 60m and 200m at the Penn State National Open
• Won in the 60m at the Doc Hale VT Meet
• Competed in the 60m and 200m at the Tiger Paw Invite
• Set a PB in the 60m placing sixth to earn second-team all-conference honors at the ACC Championships

2022 Outdoor
• Placed second in the 100m at the Virginia Open with her time of 11.68 (w2.5)
• Competed in the 4x400m at the Virginia Open
• Helped UVA to a third-place finish in the 4×100 meters at the Duke Invitational
• Placed fourth in the 100m at the Virginia Challenge (11.51)
• Placed seventh in the 200 meters at the Virginia Challenge (24.01)
• Set a PB of 11.47 in the 100 meters at Penn Relays
• Helped the Cavaliers to a fifth-place finish in the 4×100 meter relay at the ACC Championships
• Clocked a PB time of 23.97 in the 200 meters at the ACC Championships
• Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 100 meters

2022 Indoor
• Placed third in the 60m at the Virginia Tech Invitational (7.55)
• Ran 25.18 in the 200m on her way to a ninth-place finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational
• Placed third in the 60m dash for the Cavaliers (7.50)
• Clocked 25.90 in the 200m at the Hokie Invitational
• Competed placed seventh in the 60m at the Doc Hale VT Elite meet
• Ran 7.49 in the 60m at the Tiger Paw Invitational
• Set a personal best in the 60m at the VT Challenge (7.44)
• Placed seventh in the 60m at the ACC Indoor Championships
• Competed in the 200m at the ACC Indoor Championships

2021 Outdoor
• Ran leg for 4×100 relay team at NCAA Championship, earning second-team All-American honors after finishing 16th
• Qualified for NCAA East Prelimiary Round in 100m where she placed 30th with a PB of 11.51 that ranks No. 6 on the UVA all-time performance list and 2nd on the UVA freshman list
• Helped 4×100 team earn a berth to the NCAA Championships by running a leg for team’s school-record setting performance (43.75)
• Second-team All-ACC for helping UVA 4×100 relay team to a second-place finish while setting school record time of 43.90
• Set personal best time in the 100m with time of 11.53 in ACC prelims that ranks No. 6 on UVA all-time list and No. 2 on school freshman list
• Was seventh in 100m (11.59) at ACCs
• Ran PB time of 24.01 in 200m prelims at ACC meet that ranks No. 2 on UVA freshman record list
• Was second in 100m (11.62) at Virginia Grand Prix
• Won the 100m (11.63) at Virginia Challenge
• Ran a leg on UVA’s winning 4×100 relay team at Virginia Challenge (45.02)
• On 4×100 relay team at Raleigh Relays that set school record (44.55) and then reset mark at Virginia Invitational (44.36)
• Clocked at 11.60 in 100-meter dash at Raleigh Relays that set UVA freshman record at the time and stood sixth on school all-time list
• Her 200m time at Raleigh Relays (24.03) is No. 2 on UVA freshman all-time chart
• Was third in 100m at Virginia Invitational (11.76)
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Named to 2021 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

2021 Indoor
• Named to 2021 All-ACC Academic team
• Earned second-team All-ACC honors in 60m after finishing 6th
• Ran PBs 7.47 in 60m and 24.14 in 200m ACC finals

Background
• Won a bronze medal at the Jamaica Boys and Girls Championships
• 100m record holder for Saint Jago High School
• Placed third at the Class One 200m at Central Champs

Personal
• Majoring in speech communication disorders
• Daughter of Denise Bonnick and Donald Bonnick
• Has two brothers, Kevon and Kejon
• Volunteered at Strathemore Children’s Home