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

2011 Outdoor: Finished sixth overall in the 5000m run, 20:32.54. at the Maryland Invitational… Ran a 44:41.94 in the 10,000m run at her first America East Championship and returns as the Retrievers top performer for the event.

2010-11 Indoor: Finished tenth overall, 2:39.08, in the 800m run at the Patriot Games.

Background: Named to the Carroll County All-Decade Cross Country First Team… Named All-State Cross Country Honorable Mention by 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 Christine and Mark McGovern… Has a younger sister, Alexa… Majoring in environmental science… Born Nov. 9, 1992.