University of Miami Athletics

Candace Kieffer








Springfield, Georgia

High School

Effingham County

Candace Kieffer - Cross Country - University of Miami Athletics

2022 Cross Country: Earned a new personal best in the women’s 5K at the FSU Invitational (10/7) with 18:32.7…also earned a new personal best in the 6K with 23:16.7 at the NCAA Division I South Region Cross Country Championships

High School: Four-time Coastal Empire Best of the Preps first-team…2020 Coastal Empire Best of the Preps woman runner of the year…2021 Coastal Empire Best of the Preps “I am sport” community service award…2019 3200m region champion…two-time 1600m region champion…2021 Best of the Preps Coastal Empire first-team…three-time track scholar-athlete…team captain…graduated salutatorian of her class…vice president of National Honors Society

Personal: Daughter to Scott and Stacey Kieffer…older sister to Morgan and Carlee. In her free time, Candace enjoys being with family and friends, going to the beach, traveling, art, and watching documentaries…pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology