Bears open regional meet with strong effort on the track.
Bears head into Sunday with chance to make major move up team standings.
BU wins four events on Saturday in final meet before Big 12 action.
McReynolds, Grace make finals of hurdle events.
Bears win nine events at Michael Johnson Classic.
Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2013 Cross Country: Ran in five meets, producing scoring performances in final four...Tallied season-best time in 5K of 19:13.00 to take 20th, helping BU claim team title...Was third finisher for Lady Bears at UTA Season Opener with time of 19:28.5 to be 17th...Added scoring performances at North Texas Invitational and Chile Pepper Festival.
2013 Track:Earned All-Big 12 status as 800-meter leg on seventh place distance medley relay team at Big 12 Championships...Competed in two other indoor meets, notching season-best 800-meter time (2:17.24) to be eighth...Had four-meet outdoor season with season bests in 800 (2:19.50) at Baylor Quad Invitational and in 1,500 meters (4:48.88) at Michael Johnson Classic both coming at home.
2012 Cross Country: Competed in three meets with top finish of 32nd at two-mile UTA Season Opener with time of 12:34.8.
2012 Track: Attended both meets at Texas A&M, running the 1,000-meters (3:08.62, 11th) at the Invitational and the mile (5:30.74, 18th) at the 10-Team Invitational...Participated in two outdoor meets with season-best 800-meter time of 2:20.75, coming at the Michael Johnson Dr Pepper Classic.
2011 Cross Country: Competed in three meets with top finish of 46th at two-mile UTA Season Opener with time of 13:26.
2011 Track: Had season-best 800-meter time of 2:23.83 at Razorback Invitational to place 17th...Finished 16th in best finish outdoors in 800 meters at UTA Bobby Lane Invitational with time of 2:29.39...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Helped lead Buena High School to three consecutive regional track team titles and two regional cross country titles...Lettered four times in cross country and three times in track and field...Part of back-to-back regional champion 4x800-meter relay titles...Placed second at regional meet in 800 meters...Earned Most Improved Runner Award in cross country twice...Earned Captain Award in cross country and track as senior...Graduated in top three percent of class...Member of National Honor Society...Earned National Achievement Math Award.
Personal: Full name is Kristina Denise Brown...Born Aug. 16, 1992, in Warner Robins, Ga....Daughter of Stacey Jones...Has two siblings, Kristopher and Wellington...Majoring in biochemistry.