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Jessie Kindschi Athlete Profile

Jessie Kindschi

Jessie Kindschi
Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2001-2002 Hometown: Bismarck, ND Last School: South Dakota State U



All-America

  • 2001 WICCA

Personal

Born 3/24/81 in Bismarck, North Dakota ... parents are James and Kathy Kindschi.

Before BYU

Ran cross country and track for Century HS ... named team captain for both cross country and track ... holds the two-mile record at Century HS ... was an all-conference and all-state selection in cross country and swimming in high school.
Began her collegiate career at South Dakota State ... earned All-America status in cross country ... finished third in the 5,000m at NCAA Indoor National Championships, earning an All-America citation in track ... named all-conference and all-region in both track and cross country at South Dakota State ... ranked first in the nation (Division II) for the 5,000m for the 2001 outdoor track season before suffering a stress fracture and missing nationals ... also ranked third in the nation in the 10,000m before missing nationals due to a stress fracture ... won 2000 North Central Conference title for the indoor 5,000m race ... won maroon race at the 1999 Roy Griak Invitational, competing against other Division II and Division III schools ... maintained a 4.0 GPA through first two years at South Dakota State, named an Academic All-American.

Other College

Began her collegiate career at South Dakota State ... earned All-America status in cross country ... finished third in the 5,000m at NCAA Indoor National Championships, earning an All-America citation in track ... named all-conference and all-region in both track and cross country at South Dakota State ... ranked first in the nation (Division II) for the 5,000m for the 2001 outdoor track season before suffering a stress fracture and missing nationals ... also ranked third in the nation in the 10,000m before missing nationals due to a stress fracture ... won 2000 North Central Conference title for the indoor 5,000m race ... won maroon race at the 1999 Roy Griak Invitational, competing against other Division II and Division III schools ... maintained a 4.0 GPA through first two years at South Dakota State, named an Academic All-American.



2001 | Junior Year

Won Great Race of Great Bay in her first race as a Cougar, completing the 5K course in a time of 18:11.1 ... selected to the All-MWC First Team after running a time of 21:13 in the Mountain West Conference Championship to finish sixth ... finished fifth at the NCAA Mountain Regional with a time of 21:32 ... earned All-America honors by placing seventh at the NCAA Championships with a time of 20:49.

2002 | Senior Year

Finished 21st at Pre-Nationals with at time of 21:03 ... ran the MWC Championships in 21:44.1 to finish eighth ... placed 13th at Mountain Regional with a time of 21:32 ... placed 107th at the NCAA Championships, finishing the race in 21:22.2.