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Kendra Christensen Athlete Profile

Kendra Christensen

Position: Distance Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2010-2012 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Orem High School


  • Parents are Bry and Cheri Christensen
  • Enjoys eating popsicles, having fun, and playing hopscotch

Before BYU

  • Four-year letterwinner in both track and cross country at Orem HS in Orem, Utah
  • Academic All-state
  • Named the school's Most Valuable Player
  • Member of Orem's all-region and all-state teams


PERSONAL BESTS: 1500m- 4:56.15; 5000m- 17:05.78; 10000m- 36:26.05

2010 | Freshman Year


  • Did not compete.


  • Ran a season-best 5000m (17:38.83) while placing 19th at the Stanford Invitational
  • Placed eighth in the 1500m (4:56.15) at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Competed in the 5000m at the Mt. Sac Relays, placing 29th in 18:06.35
  • Finished fourth at the Weber Twilight in the 5000m (18:46.15)

2011 | Sophomore Year


  • Opened the season with a second place finish in the 3000m at the BYU Indoor Invitational (10:40.45)
  • Finished fourth in the 3000m at the Snake River Open in 10:17.17
  • Placed eighth at the UW Invitational in the 5000m in 17:40.55
  • Took 20th in the 3000m at the New Balance Invitational (10:15.23)


  • Competed at the Stanford Invitational and placed 17th in the 5000m in 17:05.78
  • Earned 25th place at the Mt. SAC Relays in the 10000m after finishing in 36:26.05

2012 | Junior Year


  • Began the season at the UW Invitational with a 12th place finish in the 5000m (17:24.82) 
  • Competed in the 5000m (17:44.97) at the Husky Classic
  • Finished 16th in the 5000m in 17:28.59 at the MPSF Indoor Championships