Jessie Kindschi Athlete Profile

Jessie Kindschi

Jessie Kindschi
Position: Distance Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2001-2002 Hometown: Bismarck, ND

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
  • All-conference and all-state selection in cross country and swimming in high school

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
  • 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


2002 | Junior Year

Finished third in the 5,000m at the MWC Indoor Championships with a time of 18:01.88 ... finished second at the Intermountain Championships in the 5,000m with a season-best mark of 17:02.78.