Track & Field



 Kirsten Foster
Kirsten Foster

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Star Valley, Wyo.

High School:
Star Valley HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance

Experience:
2L


2012-13
Indoor: Earned a career-best 1:46.73 in the 600-meter run for sixth place at the Power Meet ... finished 11th in the 800-meter run at the Air Force Invite in 2:28.61 ... competed in the 800-meter at the Air Force Team Challenge, placing eighth in 2:28.94.
Outdoor: Competed at the Cowpoke Open in the 800-meter run, placing fifth in 2:26.52 ... finished 10th in the 800-meter in 2:28.58 at the Jack Christiansen Invite ... placed ninth in the 800-meter in 2:33.51 at the Tom Benich Invite to open the outdoor season.

2011-12
During the indoor season, Kirsten achieved three first-place finishes ... helped the 4x800 relay to first place in 9:52.37 at the Blue & Silver meet before assisting the DMR to first in 12:36:05 at the Air Force Invite ... also helped the 4x400 relay to a mark of 4:00.72 for first place at the Shine Meet ... ended indoors by competing at the MW Championships in the DMR with a season-best 12:17:39 for sixth place ... had six top-five finishes during the outdoor season ... season-best 800-meter run of 2:18.27 earned second place at the Fum McGraw Invite ... also had a season-best 400-meter of 1:00.69 for an eighth-place finish at the Front Range Classic ... finished the season by competing in the 800-meter at the MW Championships, placing 15th in 2:20.26.

2010-11
Kirsten finished off her first season of collegiate competition with four top-four finishes during the outdoor season ... came in first in the 800-meter run at the Fum McGraw Invite, and was second in the Potts Invite for the same event ... finished 14th in the 800-meter run at the MW Outdoor Championships with a career-best time of 2:17.95.

High School
Kirsten made her mark in cross country and track while at Star Valley HS ... a four-year letterwinner in both sports, and an all-conference and all-state selection in track ... team also won regionals in cross country.

Personal
Born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Bryant and Pam McKen ... married Austin Foster in the summer of 2012 ... has four siblings: Dustin, Andrew, Chad and Sara ... majoring in elementary education.

Foster's Bests:
Indoor
600m run - 1:46.73 (2013)
800m run - 2:19.99 (2012)
1200m run - 4:10.25 (2011)
Mile run - 5:34.67 (2012)

Outdoor
400m dash - 1:00.69 (2012)
800m run - 2:17.95 (2011)
1500m run - 5:08.63 (2011)

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