Christine Kent
Christine Kent

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Cathedral

Height:
5-5

Major:
Nursing


Woodrow Scholar

  • 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2014 Cross Country (Junior):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).

Top 5K Time: 18:55.9 (at Crimson Classic)
Top 6K Time: 22:14 (at Paul Short Invite Gold)

2013 Cross Country (Sophomore):
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 & Field (Freshman): 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 ... 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 (Freshman): 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: Earned letters for four years in both track and cross country at Cathedral High School ... Helped the Dons win two California Interscholastic Federation San Diego Section championships and two fourth-place showings in the state meet ... In cross country, she posted times of 18:53 in a 5K at Woodward Park, 18:36 on the 2.95 mile Mt. SAC course and 16:21 on the 2.75 mile Morley Field (Foot Locker) course ... Ran a 3200m in 11:17 at the Escondido Invite and 5:15 in the 1600m at the Arcadia Invitational in track ... Two-time captain of the track team ... Earned the CIF San Diego Section Sportsmanship Award and Track & Field Coaches Award ... Member of the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team after her junior and senior years ... Received the Amanda Post Memorial Grant and the Natalie Nield Memorial Award and Scholarship ... Graduated with honors and in the top 10 percent of her class with a 4.15 GPA.

Personal: Majoring in nursing.