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  Kristen Altenburger

Kristen Altenburger

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Troy, Ohio

High School:
Troy

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
03/26/1990

A member of both the track and field and cross country teams.

2010: INDOOR SEASON: Recipient of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award given to outstanding students in the mathematics, science or engineering fields ... Finished first in the 5000 meter run with a season-best time of 18:41.53 at the Alumni Open on February 5 ... Was a part of the distance medley team that took first place at the Ohio State Tune-Up on February 19. OUTDOOR SEASON: Specialized in distance running for the Bobcats ... Placed first in the 5000 meter run on two occasions during the season, once at the Toledo Collegiate Quad Challenge and once at the Ohio Open ... Finished 20th in the 10,000 meter run (38:21.21) at the Hillsdale "Gina" Relays ... Placed 24th in the 1500 meter run at the aforementioned relays ... Season-best 5000 meter run time of 18:24.47 was set at the Toledo Collegiate Quad Challenge.

2009: INDOOR SEASON: Ran in both the 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters ... Won the 3,000 at the Kenyon Classic with her season-best time of 10:45.02 ... Placed seventh in the 5,000 at the BGSU Challenge with her season-best time of 18:33.90. OUTDOOR SEASON: Won the 10,000 meters at the All-Ohio Championships with her season-best time of 38:30.47 ... Placed16th in the 10,000 meters at the MAC Championships with a time of 39:07.13 ... Placed eighth in the 5,000 meters at the Miami Invitational with her season-best time of 18:08.64 ... Finished21st in the 1,500 meters at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational ... Took32nd in the 5,000 at the Jesse Owens Classic with a time of 18:24.99.

HIGH SCHOOL: Personal record for 3,200m of 11:35 ... Personal record for 5,000m of 19:15.

PERSONAL: A mathematics major ... Daughter of Scott and Kay Altenburger.