Senior (2012-13): Ran in one race during the fall season, clocking a 22:52 at the UC Riverside Invitational... Competed in the 3k at the Rossi Relays and San Diego Collegiate Challenge during the spring track season... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.61 GPA.
Junior (2011-12): Clocked the top USD times in three of the four races she competed in during the fall: Riverside Invitational (6k; 21:36.1), Titan Invitational (5k; 18:05.0) and WCC Championships (6k; 22:22)... Finished in 24th place at the WCC Championships... Also ran in the NCAA Western Regionals, finishing in 204th place with a 6k time of 24:27... In the spring track season, she only competed in two meets, running the one mile and the 5000m... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.62 GPA.
Sophomore (2010-11): Named second-team All-WCC as a sophomore...Also named to the 2010-11 WCC Commissioners' Honor Roll with a 3.55 GPA.
High School:Prior to her attendance at USD, Kristy was a student at Canyon High School, where she began her running career by gaining experience in cross country and track. She was a four year letter winner for both of these sports. She was the team MVP for cross country her final two years, as well as All-CIF. During her senior year she was also named "OC Scholar Athlete", Century League MVP for long distance, and she was the 2 mile Century League Champion. In track she was also named as the MVP for three consecutive years. Her senior year statistics are 11:04 for the 3200m, 5:15 for the 1600m, and 17:38 for three miles in cross country.
Personal: Kristy was born on June 28th, 1991 to parents Karen and Al Koenes. Several schools recruited Kristy including Santa Clara, San Jose State, Pepperdine, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, and San Francisco State, but Kristy says that "I chose to attend USD because of the location, the academics, and the religious atmosphere."
Good Friday delivers good news of Thursday's late night 10,000m women's race. Gillian Gorelik delivered a superlative performance at the 2014 Mt. Sac Invitational Silver Elite race. She finished... Read More [+]
Gorelik has done unbelievable things in a short period of outdoor track racing. In 16 days she has managed to break two of the three USD school records that she has challenged. The third school... Read More [+]
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