Track & Field



 Kirsten McKen
Kirsten McKen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Star Valley, Wyo.

High School:
Star Valley HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance


05/08/2012

Postseason Begins For Wyoming Track

Mountain West Outdoor Championships start Wednesday

03/31/2012

Six Dual Wins Power Wyoming Track Teams

Cowboys and Cowgirls compete against regional rivals

02/17/2012

Seniors Step Up In Shine Invitational

Two throwers set all-time marks in final regular-season indoor meet

02/11/2012

UW Track Finishes Action With More All-Time Marks

Four more names are added to Wyoming record books

02/10/2012

Two UW Track Groups Excel In Washington and Colorado

Split squads compete at Air Force and Washington

2010-11... Kirsten finished off her first season of collegiate competition with four top-four finishes during the outdoor season. She was first in the 800-meter run at the Fum McGraw Invite, and was second in the Potts Invite in the same event. She also finished 14th in the 800-meter run at the MWC 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 High School. She was a four-year letterman in both sports, and an all-conference and all-state selection in track. Her team also won regionals in cross country.

Personal... Kirsten was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Bryant and Pam McKen. She has four siblings: Dustin, Andrew, Chad and Sara. She plans to study elementary education while at UW.

McKen's Best:
800m - 2:17.95
1200m - 4:10.25
1500m - 5:08.63

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