Kyla van Graan
Kyla  van Graan

RS Senior

Pretoria, South Africa

High School:
Afrikoonse Hoer Meisieskool Pretoria


Cross Country/Distance

XC Elig.:


Chanticleers Lead Sun Belt 1A FAR Academic Excellence Awards with 12


Coastal Men, Women Finish Second at Big South Championships

CCU's men finished with 156 points and its women wrapped the event with 133 points


Men Finish Second, Women Fourth at Bill Carson Invitational

Coastal's men's track and field team finished with 153.50 points


Coastal Opens Strong at VertKlasse Meeting

Robert Castellani finished second in the men's javelin throw


Chants Rack Up Wins at UNF Spring Break Invitational and Raleigh Relays

Aynslee Van Graan set a new Coastal Carolina record in the women's 1500-meter race


2016 Coastal Carolina Invitational

2016 Coastal Carolina Invitational


2015 Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational

Coastal Carolina participates in Saturday's action at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.

**2015: All-Big South (10,000m Outdoor)
**2014: All-Big South (Indoor 3000m & 5000m) & NCAA qualifier, All-Region, All-Big South & Big South All-Academic Team (Cross Country)

Personal Bests:
1500m – 4:43.17
1 Mile – 4:58.64 (Outdoor), 5:01.55 (Indoor)
3000m – 9:57.04 (Outdoor), 9:45.69 (Indoor)
5000m – 16:34.85 (Outdoor), 16:53.40 (Indoor)
10,000m – 36:49.94

5k – 17:14.46 (Cross Country)
6k – 20:35.70 (Cross Country)

2017 Outdoor: Appeared in five meets for the Chanticleers … Had five top-10 finishes in all four events, two firsts, two seconds and a third … Finished first in the 1500m at Bill Carson Invitational with 4:43.17 … Placed third in the 1 Mile at Seahawk Invitational with 5:04.35 … Season and personal best 9:57.04 at 49er Classic in the 3000m to claim first and 9:59.96 at Bill Carson Invitational to finish second in the event … Season and personal best 16:34.85 at Raleigh Relays in the 5000m … Finished second at Sun Belt Championship in 5000m with 17:38.77.

2016 Cross Country: Appeared in five meets for the Chanticleers … Finished third at the CCU Invitational 5k with 18:55.46 … Was second Chant to cross finish line at Panorama Farms Invitational 5k with 17:48.8 … Placed 77th at Pre-Nationals 21:15.5 … Finished seventh at Sun Belt Championships with 18:11.5 … Placed 13th in 6k at NCAA DI Southeast Regionals 20:51.6 just miss qualifying for finals.

2016 Outdoor: Recorded a first-place finish in the 1500m at the Duke Invitational, crossing the finish line at 4:22.65 ... Ran a season-best 5:01.74 in the mile-run at the Shamrock Invitational, finishing fourth ... Notched a first-place finish and set a season-best mark in the 3000m at the Bill Carson Invitational, with a time of 9:57.75 ... Picked up a first-place finish (16:42.87) in the 5000m at the Raleigh Relays ... Made the President's List for the Fall 2015 semester.

2015 Outdoor: Earned All-Big South honors after finishing third in the 10,000m at the Big South Conference Championships with a personal-record time of 36:49.94 … It marked the third-fastest time in the conference this season and the fifth-fastest time in CCU history … Also clocked personal records in both the 1500m with a time of 4:45.90 at the Bill Carson Invitational and 5000m with a time of 17:07.59 at the Penn Relays … Her time of 17:07.59 was fourth in the Big South this season and seventh in CCU history … Wont the 5000m at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic in a time of 17:10.95 … Member of the Big South All-Academic Team … Made the President’s List for the Spring 2015 semester … Member of the 2014-15 Big South Honor Roll.

2015 Indoor: Finished fourth in both the mile run and 3000m at the Big South Conference Championships … Posted a personal-best mile time of 5:01.55 and finished fourth at the Hilton Garden Invitational … Also ran a season-best 3000m time of 9:51.69 at the Hilton Garden Invitational.

2014 Cross Country: Qualified for the NCAA Championships and placed in the top half of the field with a 6K time of 21:23.5 ... Finished 10th in the Southeast Regional meet to earn All-Region honors with new personal-best 6K time of 20:35.70 ... Earned all-conference honors with a fifth-place finish at the Big South Championships and was named to Big South All-Academic Team ... Placed in the top 10 in every regular-season meet, including a win at the Winthrop Invitational, second at the Coastal Carolina Invitational and fourth at the Big South Preview ... Clocked personal-best 5K time of 17:14.46 while finishing eighth at the Greater Louisville Classic ... Earned Big South Runner of the Week honors on Sept. 23 following victory at Winthrop … 2014 President's List.

2014 Outdoor: Runner-up in the mile at the Shamrock Invitational with a time of 4:58.64 ... 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll and President's List.

2014 Indoor: Broke the school record in the 5000m with a time of 16:53.40 while finishing fifth at the Armory Invitational... Runner-up in both the 3000m and 5000m at the Big South Championships ... Clocked personal-best 9:45.69 in the 3000m at the Big South meet and placed seventh in the event at the Hokie Invitational.

2013 Cross Country: Was named the women's Big South Freshman of the Year and received all-conference honors ... Was named the Big South Runner of the Week in Sept. after winning the Coastal Carolina Invitational ... Ran in all seven meets as a freshman, leading the Chants in two and crossing second for Coastal in four others ... Placed third at the Carolina Challenge with a 5k time of 18:34 ... Won the 5k CCU Invitational, crossing the line in 17:55 ... Crossed second for the Chants, fifth overall, at the Big South Preview in 19:02 ... Finished second for the Chants at the Paul Short Run ... Was the eighth runner to cross at the Blue Ridge Open with a time of 18:19 ... Placed second at the Big South Championship with a 5k personal-record time of 17:53 ... Led the Chants at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a personal best 6k time of 21:23 ... 2013 President's List.

2013 Outdoor: Placed fourth in the 1500 meters at the Chanticleer Classic with a season-best time of 4:51.53 ... Clocked 10:47.94 in the 3000 meters and 18:47.74 in the 5000 meters in only races in those events.

2013 Indoor: Had top-10 finishes in all four combined events in the 3000 and 5000 meters ... Placed sixth in the 5000 meters at the Big South Championships and seventh in the 3000 meters ... Season-bests of 10:10.45 in the 3000 and 17:52.11 in the 5000.

At Afrikoonse Hoer Meisieskool: Won the South Africa cross country championship in 2010 ... Competed in South Africa national track & field championships each from 2009-2012 and South Africa Youth Games in 2011 ... Member of South Africa national cross country team in 2012 ... Holds personal-best of 4:43 in the 1,500 meters.



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