Senior Bear finishes third to secure third All-American accolade of her career.
Bears continue qualifying action Friday in Austin.
Bears also have seven entries advance to quarterfinal action on the track.
Bears looking to advance to national meet during three days of competition in Austin.
Women's team ties school record with 21 entries to regional meet in Austin, Texas.
• 2016 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400-meter relay)
• Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection>
2016: Won first Big 12 crown as third leg for BU's conference title-winning 4x400-meter relay (3:33.47) - the fourth-fastest time in school history...Competed in five meets individually during indoor season...Recorded personal-best in 60-meter dash of 7.54 to be ninth in Big 12 Championship prelims...Notched PR of 23.88 in 200 meters at Tyson Invitational to finish 13th...Placed 10th in 200-meter event at conference indoor meet with time of 24.19...Advanced to NCAA Indoor Championship as member of 4x400-meter relay, but crew was disqualified...Ran third-leg for Tyson Invitational title-winning 4x4 relay...Opened outdoor season successful, finishing no worse than third in first six races...Captured Ricardo Romo 100-meter crown with season-best time of 11.31...Won Michael Johnson Classic with 200-meter PR of 23.02...Had runner-up finish in Baylor Invitational 100 and 200-meter events as well as 200 meters at TCU Invitational...Looked poised to net All-Big 12 honors in both sprint events, but suffered injury in 100-meter final at Big 12 Outdoor Championship and did not finish race...Did not show for 200-meter final due to injury...Was lone Bear to qualify for finals in two individual events...Prior to injury, opened final day at conference indoor meet, running leadoff for BU's fifth-place 4x100-meter relay to earn All-Big 12 honor...Was first leg for 4x1 crew throughout year, including on season-best 43.69 run to be second at Michael Johnson Invitational...Was third-leg for 4x400-meter relay throughout season, before injury...Helped crew capture event titles at Ricardo Romo Invitational and Baylor Invitational...Contributed to producing season-best time (3:32.31) in 4x4 at Texas Relays to be third...Did not run in collegiate season after conference meet injury...Outside collegiate competition, raced in both 100 and 200-meter events at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships, placing 16th (12.32) and 15th (24.59) in prelim action, respectively...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Two-year member of Judson High School track and field team under coach Rena Gerbich...Claimed 2015 Texas 6A state title by running 23.10 in 200 meters...Was 2014 Texas 5A state meet runner up in 200 meters with mark of 23.81...Claimed 6A Region 4 and 5A Region 4 title in same event...Helped Judson win the 2015 6A and 2014 5A Texas state team titles...Placed fifth in 400 meters at 2013 Texas 5A state meet...Has personal best of 23.10 in 200 meters and 55.45 in 400 meters.
Personal: Full name is Kiana Lashun Horton...Born Jan. 29, 1997 in Kansas...Daughter of Diana and Ricardo Barnett...Has one brother, Jevon...Major is undecided.