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Kristen Hanselka

Kristen  Hanselka


Kingwood, Texas

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XC's Johnson Leads With All-Region Honors

Baylor's women placed sixth while the men placed 12th at the regional meet


XC Set to Host NCAA South Central Regional

Baylor is hosting the event for the eighth time in nine years


XC Finishes 9th, 10th at Big 12 Championships

Pair of freshman lead Baylor women


Cross Country Set For Big 12 Championships

Baylor will travel to College Station, Texas, for the Big 12 meet


XC Places 18 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Four earn the honor for the third consecutive year

• 2011 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2011 All-Big 12 Outdoors (3,000-Meter Steeplechase)
• 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2010 All-Big 12 Outdoors (3,000-Meter Steeplechase)
• 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2010 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2011 Cross Country: Competed in seven meets, earning top-five spot for Baylor each time...Had two top-10 finishes among four top-50 finishes...Finished eighth at Bear Twilight Invitational with four-kilometer time of 14:45.1 and ninth at UTA Season Opener with two-mile time of 11:20...Finished 44th at NCAA Regional with six-kilometer time of 22:24.9.

2011 Track: Earned all-Big 12 honors outdoors, placing seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at conference meet with time of 10:48.10...Had season-best indoor finish of fifth at Texas A&M Conference Challenge with time of 10:08.44...Had season-best 3,000-meter steeplechase time of 10:43.51 to place 11th in section 2 of Stanford Invitational...Placed third in outdoor 3,000 meters with time of 10:18.85 at TCU Invitational.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in five meets, scoring for Baylor in four...Placed 36th at NCAA South Central Regional with season-best six-kilometer time of 21:34.5...Finished 73rd at Big 12 Championships...Had season-high fourth-place finish at Bear Twilight Invitational, helping Baylor to team title...Named to Big 12 All-Academic First Team and fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010 Track: Earned all-Big 12 honors with seventh-place finish at outdoor conference championships in 3,000-meter steeplechase...Season-best steeplechase time of 10:28.96 at conference meet ranks sixth all-time individually and is ninth-fastest time ever run at Baylor...Finished 17th at NCAA West Preliminary rounds in steeplechase with time of 10:31.78...Placed third at outdoor Michael Johnson Classic in 1,500 meters with time of 4:38.61...Also placed fifth in mile at indoor Texas A&M Invitational...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team and USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2009 Cross Country: Competed in six events during season with two top-15 finishes...Placed season-high ninth at Ken Garland Invitational with time of 18:45.0...Placed 14th at Bear Twilight Invitational, clocking time of 14:55.6...Finished 60th at NCAA South Central Regional with time of 23:07.2...Had season-best six-kilometer time of 22:22.95 at Chile Pepper Festival... Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2009 Track: Finished seventh in 1,500 meters at Michael Johnson Classic with season-best time of 4:43.18...Took fifth in 3,000 meters at Dr Pepper Invitational in 10:20.53...Season-best time of 17:37.36 in 5,000 meters came in 16th-place finish at Drake Relays...During indoor season, took 14th overall in 3,000 meters at Big 12 Indoor Championships with season-best time of 9:47.17...Finished fifth in 1,000 meters at Texas Tech Invitational.

2008 Cross Country: Competed in five races for Baylor, including sixth-place showing in junior varsity race at Paul Short Invitational...Scored for Lady Bears at Chile Pepper Festival, placing 55th with time of 22:09.83...Finished 69th at Big 12 Championships with time of 23:05.8...Finished 13th at Baylor Twilight Invitational.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and cross country at Kingwood High School for head coach Christie Burleson...Led team to four straight district championships in track and field and cross country...Team won four straight region championships in cross country; three-straight in track and field...Team finished as cross country state runner-up as senior and sophomore...Led team to third-place finish as junior and state title during her freshman season...Participated in Nike Team Nationals as freshman and sophomore...Finished as runner-up in the 3,200 meters as high school junior...Placed seventh in 3,200 meters as senior...Named cross country and track and field Most Valuable Player as junior and senior...Member of Distinguished Honor Roll and National Honor Society...Holds personal bests of 2:18 in 800 meters, 5:00 in 1,600 meters and 10:49 in 3,200 meters.

Personal: Full name is Kristen Rosalie Hanselka...Born May 3, 1990, in Ventura, Calif....Daughter of Rudy and Nancy Hanselka...Has one sister, Stefanie...Majoring in psychology.

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