Christine Kent
Christine  Kent

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Cathedral Catholic

Last College:
South Carolina

Height:
5-5

Event:
Mid-Distance/Distance

04/10/2018

Record Number of Aztecs Recognized at Scholar-Athlete Banquet

SDSU recognizes 337 scholar-athletes

07/17/2017

Sixty-Nine Aztecs Garner MW All-Academic Status

69 named Academic All-MW

05/13/2017

San Diego State Track & Field Wins Mountain West Title

SDSU T&F wins MW title

05/09/2017

T&F in Logan This Week for MW Championships

T&F at MW Championships

05/06/2017

Aztec Track & Field Competes at Oxy Invitational

T&F competes at Oxy Invitational

03/11/2017

Track & Field - San Diego Collegiate Challenge - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Women's Track & Field opens up it's outdoor season at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge

· Eight-time SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree

Collegiate Bests
Mile (Indoor)*:
5:12.25 (Feb. 21, 2014 at Virginia Tech Invitational - Blacksburg, Va.)
1,500 Meters (Outdoor)*: 4:44.45 (April 9, 2016 at Spec Towns Invitational - Athens, Ga.)
3,000 Meters (Indoor)*:
10:23.49 (Jan. 24, 2014 at Hokie Invitational - Blacksburg, Va.)
3,000 Meters (Outdoor)*:
9:55.92 (April 8, 2016 at Spec Towns Invitational - Athens, Ga.)
5,000 Meters (Indoor)*:
17:36.73 (Feb. 5, 2016 at Armory Track Invitational - New York, N.Y.)
5,000 Meters (Outdoor)*:
 16:59.40 (April 28, 2016 at Penn Relay Carnival - Philadelphia, Pa.) 
5,000 Meters (Cross Country):
 17:07.59 (Oct. 15, 2016 at Highlander Invitational – Riverside, Calif.)
6,000 Meters (Cross Country): 20:47.8 (Sept. 17, 2016 at UC Riverside Invitational – Riverside, Calif.)
10,000 Meters (Outdoor)*: 36:38.20 (May 12, 2016 at SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
* - while at South Carolina

Mountain West Cross Country Championships
2016:
34th (21:40.6 – 6K)

NCAA West Regional
2016:
90th (21:30.4 – 6K)

2016-17
Cross Country: Competed in all seven of the Aztecs’ races, earning the team’s top spot in five races … Became the program’s 6K record holder with her 20:47.8 time, a PR, and 11th place finish at the UC Riverside Invitational … Earned a place in the program’s  5K top 10 list with her 17:07.59 time, also a PR, and a second place finish at the Highlander Invitational … Won the Mark Covert Classic, her first race as an Aztec, with a 19:38.7 5K time … Finished second at the Aztec Invitational with an 18:35.5 time … Aztecs’ top finisher in both of its postseason races, running the MW Championships in 21:40.6 (34th of 88 runners) and NCAA West Regional in 21:30.4 (90th of 242) … Was 25th at the Capital Cross Challenge and SDSU’s second finisher with her 21:25.3 time.

2015-16 (at South Carolina)
Track & Field:
 Ran in the distance events ... At the SEC Championships, ran a 36:38.20 in the 10K for the sixth-best time in program history ... At the Spec Towns Invitational in the 3000m, led the team with a fourth-place time of 9:55.92, the eighth fastest time in school history and more than a six-second shave off her previous best time ... Posted the fifth-fastest time in program history in the 5K (16:59) at the Penn Relays.

2014-15 (at South Carolina)
Cross Country: 
Raced in six events with three top-10 finishes... finished in third at the Carolina Invitational with a time of 19:17.77 (8/30)... came in fifth at the USC Open #1 with a time of 19:01.95 (9/13)... helped the team claim the Charlotte Invitational 6K with a fifth-place finish in 22:30.7 (9/26)... finished 125th with a time of 22:32.7 at the Southeast Regional.

2013-14 (at South Carolina)
Cross Country:
 Competed in seven races, never finishing outside of the Gamecocks' top seven ... Finished 12th in the season-opening Carolina Challenge (19:33.67) ... Her best 5K time came in the Royal XC Challenge in Charlotte, clocking in at 18:19.2 in 26th place ... Ranked fourth on the team with her 23:18.10 at the Roy Griak Invitational ... Closed the scoring with her top 6K time of the year of 23:02.14 in the Indiana State Pre-National Invite White Race ... Also ran in the Mountain Dew Invite, the SEC Championship and the NCAA Southeast Regional. 

2012-13 (at South Carolina)
Track & Field:
 Named to the 2012-13 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Ran the 3000m indoors, improving her time in all four outings ... Finished second in the USC Indoor #1, while her best time came in the Tiger Paw Invite (10:39.95), a 14th-place finish ... Ran the 1500m outdoors once before shifting focus to the 5000m ... Finished sixth in the shorter distance at the Weems Baskin (4:57.62) ... Her best 5000m time came in the Raleigh Relays (18:06.28), while she placed third in the Spec Town Relays at the same distance. 

Cross Country: Took points in the championship season of cross country, including ranking sixth on the team in the NCAA Southeast Regional (22:53.24) ... Ran in four other races, including a top 5K time of 19:15.8 in the season-opening Gamecock Invitational. 

High School
Earned letters for four years in both track and cross country at Cathedral Catholic High School ... Helped the Dons win two California Interscholastic Federation San Diego Section championships and two fourth-place showings in the state meet ... In cross country, she posted times of 18:53 in a 5K at Woodward Park, 18:36 on the 2.95 mile Mt. SAC course and 16:21 on the 2.75 mile Morley Field (Foot Locker) course ... Ran a 3200m in 11:17 at the Escondido Invite and 5:15 in the 1600m at the Arcadia Invitational in track ... Two-time captain of the track team ... Earned the CIF San Diego Section Sportsmanship Award and Track & Field Coaches Award ... Member of the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team after her junior and senior years ... Received the Amanda Post Memorial Grant and the Natalie Nield Memorial Award and Scholarship ... Graduated with honors and in the top 10 percent of her class with a 4.15 GPA.

Personal: 
Christine Kent was born on June 18, 1994 in Falmouth, Mass., to Graham, the valedictorian of San Diego State's 1985 class, and Stephanie Kent ... Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in nursing from South Carolina in May 2016 and is currently working toward a master's degree in nutritional science ... Was on the President's Honor Roll, Dean's List and, for all eight semesters, was on the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Was also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the honors society of nursing, and was the community health director for the Student Nurses' Association. 

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