Lady Bears secure team spot at national meet after second-place regional finish.
Bears have total of eight athletes honored by the conference for work in classroom.
Men, women slated to run for regional titles Friday in Fayetteville, Ark.
Men, women slated to run for conference title Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
BU women have three runners in top-40 in Notre Dame, Ind., Friday.
• Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member
2017 Track: Ran in three distance events during the outdoor season, recording a season-best finish at the TCU Invitational in the 3,000 meters…Posted a 9:24.63 time to place seventh in the 3,000 meters…Competed in the 1,500 meters at the TCU Invitational, finishing with a 4:18.53 time...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.
2016 Cross Country: Competed in five meets, including one scoring performance...Opened season with 10th-place showing at Bear Twilight Invitational to be Baylor's second finisher in 12:29.8 over 4,000-meter course...Recorded season-high placing of ninth at Ken Garland Invitational in four-mile time of 20:36.3...Was 60th at Big 12 Championship in 8K mark of 27:25.3...Ended year by placing 126th at NCAA South Central Regional in 10,000-meter time of 34:36.9...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2016 Track: Ran in two indoor meets...Placed 20th at Texas A&M 11-Team Invitational with time of 9:01.99 in 3,000 meters...Was 26th at Charlie Thomas Invitational with time of 8:57.39 in same event...Did not compete in any outdoor meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2015 Cross Country: Did not compete in any meets...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Four-year letterwinnner in cross country and track at Glendora High School...Owns seven school records for cross country...Tabbed first team All Baseline League for three years...Garnered All CIF honors in junior cross country campaign...Won 2012 Baseline League title in cross country...Was named 2013 San Gabriel Valley Runner of the Year...Member of National Honor Society...Recorded personal-bests of 4:23 (1,600m) and 9:22 (3,200m).
Personal: Parents are Brian and Susan Kirwin...Has one sister, Kimmy...Majoring in English.