Krissy Gear
Krissy Gear
Height: 5-3
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fort Myers, Fla.
High School: Fort Myers
Sport(s): CC/T&F

Krissy Gear's Personal Bests

Freshman Year (2017-18): Competed as a member of Team USA’s U20 World Team at the 2018 IAAF World Championships in Tampere, Finland, where she finished 10th in the finals of the 3,000m Steeplechase with a time of 10:00.99…won the USA Junior Championship in the event…earned All-America honorable mention accolades in the 3,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after posting a school-record time of 9:52.71 at the NCAA East Preliminaries to reach the championships, where she placed 24th nationally…ran on the Paladin 4x400m relay team that established a new Furman indoor record of 3:54.56 at the Samford Invitational…set Paladin records indoors in the 800m (2:07.14 at the Samford Invite) and mile (4:44.26 at UCS Invitational) in the 3,000m Steeplechase outdoors (9:52.71 at the NCAA East Preliminaries)…named to the SoCon All-Freshman team and the All-SoCon second team after placing 14th with a time of 17:39.1 at the league cross country championships…competed at the NCAA Cross Country Championships…chosen the SoCon Indoor Track & Field Freshman of the year and claimed a spot on the SoCon All-Freshman team after winning league titles in the 800m (2:10.28) and mile (4:52.34) at the league indoor championships…honored as a member of the SoCon All-Freshman team during outdoor season after finishing fourth in the 3,000m Steeplechase (10:49.06)…named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team for track and field and to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

High School:

800 meters – 2:10.29

Mile – 4:49.36

3,200 meters – 10:40.50


6X Florida FHSAA Track and Field State Champion 

3rd place at New Balance Nationals – Mile


A six-time Florida state champion on the track...proved to be a top high school prospect by finishing third with a time of 4:49.36 in the mile at the 2017 New Balance National Track and Field Championships...placed fourth at the 2016 FHSAA XC State Championships...holds state titles in the 800m, 1,600m, and 3,200m...recorded personal bests of 2:10.29 for the 800m, 4:49.36 for the mile, and 10:40.50 for the 3,200m.