Christine Kent
Christine  Kent

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Cathedral

Event:
Distances

Year (I/O):
Jr./Jr.

Major:
Nursing


Woodrow Scholar
2014, 2015 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2016
Indoor: Ran the 3000m at the Virginia Tech Invite, finishing seventh in 10:27.90... set a new personal best in the 5000m after running 17:36.73 at the Armory Invite.
Outdoors: Had a breakout season in the spring, setting a personal best in four different events... ran a PR in the 3000m on day one of the Spec Towns Invite (9:55.92), then ran a 1500m PR the next day (4:44.45)... her 3K time ranks eighth in school history... became just the sixth woman in program history to run a sub-17 minute time in the 5000m, running 16:59.40 to place 25th at the Penn Relays... ran her first-ever 10,000m at the SEC Championships, and responded with a 14th-place finish in 36:28.20 that is sixth-fastest in school history.

2015 Track
Did not compete indoors or outdoors.

2014 Cross Country
Raced in six events with three top-10 finishes... finished in third at the Carolina Invitational with a time of 19:17.77 (8/30)... came in fifth at the USC Open #1 with a time of 19:01.95 (9/13)... helped the team claim the Charlotte Invitational 6K with a fifth-place finish in 22:30.7 (9/26)... finished 125th with a time of 22:32.7 at the Southeast Regional.

2014 Track
Indoor: Ran the mile, 3,000 meters and the 5,000 meters...in the mile at the Virginia tech challenge, finished fifth (5:13.25)...turned in her best 3,000 meters at Hokie Invite (10:23.49)...finished 27th at SEC Indoors in the 3K with a time of 10:33.60...took 16th in the 5,000 meters, clocking in at 17:58.39.
Outdoor: Ran twice...first appearance came at the Weems Baskin Invitational, finishing 11th in the 1,500 meters (5:05.20)...finished eighth a few weeks later at the Bill Carson Invitational in the 3,000 meters (10:39.79).

2013 Cross Country
Competed in seven races, never finishing outside of the Gamecocks' top seven ... Finished 12th in the season-opening Carolina Challenge (19:33.67) ... Her best 5K time came in the Royal XC Challenge in Charlotte, clocking in at 18:19.2 in 26th place ... Ranked fourth on the team with her 23:18.10 at the Roy Griak Invitational ... Closed the scoring with her top 6K time of the year of 23:02.14 in the Indiana State Pre-National Invite White Race ... Also ran in the Mountain Dew Invite, the SEC Championship and the NCAA Southeast Regional.

2013 Track
Indoor:Named to the 2012-13 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Ran the 3000m indoors, improving her time in all four outings ... Finished second in the USC Indoor #1, while her best time came in the Tiger Paw Invite (10:39.95), a 14th-place finish.
Outdoor: Ran the 1500m outdoors once before shifting focus to the 5000m ... Finished sixth in the shorter distance at the Weems Baskin (4:57.62) ... Her best 5000m time came in the Raleigh Relays (18:06.28), while she placed third in the Spec Town Relays at the same distance.

2012 Cross Country
Took points in the championship season of cross country, including ranking sixth on the team in the NCAA Southeast Regional (22:53.24) ... Ran in four other races, including a top 5K time of 19:15.8 in the season-opening Gamecock Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letter athlete in cross country and track and field...helped her team win two CIF San Diego Section Championships and earn two fourth place finishes at the state meet...cross country accolades include: 18:53 5K at Wood- ward Park, 18:36 on the infamous 2.95 mile Mt. SAC course and a 16:21 mark on the 2.75 mile Morley Field (Foot Locker) course...track and field accomplishments include: 11:17 mark in the 3,200-meter run at the Escondido Invite and 5:15 in the 1600-meter run at the Arcadia Invitational...captain of both the cross country and track teams...

PERSONAL
Received the CIF San Diego Section Sportsmanship Award, Track and Field Coaches' Award, the Amanda Post Memorial Grant and the Natalie Nield Memorial Award and Scholarship...member of the Union Tribune San Diego's All-Academic Team her junior and senior year...graduated Cathedral Catholic High School in the top 10 percentile with Honors and a 4.15 GPA.

Indoor Personal Records
Mile
5:13.25 (2/21/14 Virginia Tech Challenge)
3000m
10:23.49 (1/24/14 Hokie Invite)
5000m
17:36.73 (2/5/16 Armory Invite)
Outdoor Personal Records
1500m
4:44.45 (4/9/16 Spec Towns Invite)
3000m
9:55.92 (4/8/16 Spec Towns Invite)
5000m
16:59.40 (4/28/16 Penn Relays)
10,000m
36:28.20 (5/12/16 SEC Championship)
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