Terra Cela, Fla./Palmetto (Florida Southern)
Cross Country - First-year member of the Blue Hens.
At Florida Southern College: School record holder in the 4x800 meter relay, distance medley relay, sprint medley relay, and 4x400 meter relay • holds the school’s second fastest time in the 800 meters • named to 2010 NCAA Division II All-Academic Team • Fellowship of Christian Athletes President.
High School: three-year member of the basketball and outdoor track teams at Palmetto High School • also competed in cross country as a senior • served as team captain of the cross country and outdoor track teams • 4x800 meter relay regionals qualifier • member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Karys ("karis") Whitehead • daughter of Robert and Kendra Whitehead • has an older brother, Jared, and a younger sister, Bri • majored in mathematics and human movement & performance at Florida Southern • graduate student at Delaware pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy.