UMBC

Women's Cross Country

 
Kirsten McGovern
Kirsten McGovern
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sykesville, Md.
High School: Century

2011: Competed in all six meets for the Retrievers, scoring three times... Top finish came at the season-opening Mount St. Mary's Duals where she finished 39th in a 5K time of 20:27.24... Finished the America East Championships race in a season-best 5K time of 20:00.79 to place 70th... Recognized on the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

  

2010: Competed in four meets… Top finish was 39th at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals in a 5K time of 22:22.97… Ran a season-best 6K time of 27:14.5 at the Salty Dog Invitational… Recognized on the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

 

Background: Named to the Carroll County All-Decade Cross Country First Team… Named All-State Cross Country Honorable Mention by runningmd.com in 2009… A four-time All-County Cross Country First Team honoree by the Carroll County Times… Also named to the All-County First Team in the indoor season in 2009 and 2010 and the outdoor season in 2010… Named to the All-Monocacy Valley Athletic League Cross Country First Team four times… Part of the Maryland 2A Outdoor Championship-winning 4x800 relay team in 2010… Earned Scholar Athlete Award 12 times by the Maryland Athletic Association… Earned the Carroll County Coaches Association Award in 2010... Earned multiple academic accolades, including being a State of Maryland Distinguished Scholar Semifinalist, an AP Scholar, a Graduate of Distinction, a Governor of Maryland’s Merit Scholastic Award winner and a Dual Academy Certificate recipient.

 

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Christine McGovern… Has a younger sister, Alexa… Majoring in environmental science… Born Nov. 9, 1992.

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