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Kristen Barnes Athlete Profile

Kristen Barnes

Kristen Barnes
Position: Distance Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 1998-1999 Hometown: Oak Park, IL


  • Majoring in economics
  • Graduated Cum Laude with a 3.98 GPA in H.S.

Before BYU

  • All-Academic and All State in cross country in 1995
  • All-State track in 1996 and 1997
  • USATF Junior All-American in the 3000 meters
  • Favorite food is Honey Nut Cheerios
  • Enjoys being around children and loves outdoor activities

1998 | Freshman Year

third at the WAC Indoor Championships in the 3000m as a freshman...recorded fastest time of season (18:09) and a 10th-place finish at the Fresno Invitational...

1999 | Sophomore Year

was a member of the outdoor track and field team, finishing first at the BYU Invitational in the 1500m and first at the Robison Invitational in the 5000m.