Men's and Women's Cross Country both posted better than a 3.00 GPA last fall.
Vanderbilt caps women's cross country season with NCAA Championships.
Vanderbilt took a run on the NCAA Championship course to prepare for tomorrow's race.
No. 24 Commodores making second consecutive trip to NCAA Championships.
Commodores secure automatic berth to NCAA Championships with second place finish at South Regional.
Action from the 2012 Commodore Classic, held at Percy Warner Park on Saturday, September 15.
Vanderbilt won the 2011 SEC Women's Cross Country Championship.
Pictures from Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 10/14. Women's XC placed 2nd in a field of 44 schools. (Photos by Mike Scott)
The women's cross country team brought a camera along on one of their runs.
Cross Country Personal Bests:
2012 Track: Set school records in two events, plus part of school record in two relays, during breakout junior season ... Set school record in the indoor 1000 meters, running in 2:49.64 at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitaitonal ... Set personal record in the indoor mile at Washington, posting a time of 4:51.05 ... Part of school record time of 11:19.76 in indoor distance medley relay at SEC Championships ... Set school record in outdoor 1500 meters, first clocking a time of 4:17.45 at Vanderbilt Invitational before besting that mark with a time of 4:16.57 in a fourth place finish at the SEC Championships ... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary in 1500 meters, missing a trip to the NCAA Championships by .16 seconds, running the final in 4:20.45 ... Also part of 4x1500 meter relay team that set a school record of 18:04.85 at the Colonial Relays.
2011 Cross Country: Set a personal best 6K time of 21:42.4 at the NCAA South Regional... Part of first SEC Championship in program history, finishing meet with a time of 21:53.63 ...Finished the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational with a time of 22:05 ...Completed the Belmont-VU Opener with a personal-best time of 14:35.35, good for 12th overall.
2011 Track: Set a personal best at the Kentucky Invitational in the mile, clocking in at 5:05.10 after placing 12th overall earlier that week with a time of 5:07.74 ... Competed in the 800 meter at the Arkansas Invitational, setting a personal record in 2:20.69.
2010 Cross Country: Placed 17th at the Belmont-VU Opener with a time of 14:54.94 ... Finished 14th overall at the Commodore Classic, crossing the finish line at 18:56.05 ... Improved her 5K time by over 23 seconds at the Louisville Invitational, clocking in at 18:32.62 ... Competed in the Open Race at Pre-Nationals, placing 36th overall with a time of 22:49.8.
2010 Track: Competed in the 800 meters and one mile events during the indoor season ... Set a personal best time of 2:23.40 in the 800 meters at the University of Kentucky Invitational ... Improved personal best time in 800 meters with a time of 2:20.69 at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... In the preliminary round of the SEC Indoor Championships, set a personal best time of 5:05.50 in the mile ... Member of the distance medley relay team that placed sixth at the SEC Indoor Championships ... In the outdoor season, improved upon her personal best in the 1,500 meters every time she competed, ending the season with a 4:37.37 at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... Also set a personal best in the 800 meters at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 2:18.83.
2009 Cross Country: Finished 13th at the Belmont/VU opener... Helped team capture the Commodore Classic crown, finishing 17th place... Contributed to the team's sixth-place finish at the SEC Championships.
High School (The Thatcher School): Named first-team All-CIF Division V in 2007-09 ... Named League MVP in track and field ... Holds the league record in 1600-meter run and is the school record holder in the 3200 ... Finished eighth in state (Div. V) cross country meet in 2007 ... Earned 12 varsity letters while competing in cross country, soccer and track and field ... ran a 5:00.74 mile to finish in fourth place at the Southern Sectional finals while she finished third in the 3200 with a 11:16.45 ... AP Scholar and National Hispanic Scholar.
Personal: Kristen Rose Findley ... Born December 3, 1990 ... Parents are Jim and Cora Lee ... Native of Boise, Idaho ... Attended The Thacher School in Ojai, Calif ... Has two sisters, Elizabeth (21) and Teresa (18) ... Favorite vacations spots are South Africa and Spain ... Majoring in Biomedical Engineering.
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