Kristen Stevens
Kristen Stevens
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Succasunna, N.J.
High School: Roxbury

Indoor School Records:
DMR: 12:00.62 on 03/04/07 @ ECAC Championships

Quinnipiac University Female Athlete of the Year
2007

As a Senior in 2009-10:
Was named Quinnipiac Scholar Athlete for the fourth-straight year.
Cross Country: Ran at the Quinnipiac Invitational, where she finished the 5k course in 18:29...Finished the 6,000-meter race in 21:31 at the Paul Short Invitational...Placed sixth at the Northeast Conference Championships with a time of 18:35.
Indoor Track: Red-shirted the season.

As a Junior in 2008-09:

Cross Country: Red-shirted the season.
Indoor Track: Ran the one-mile run in 5:08 at Boston University's Terrier Classic...Anchored the first place Distance Medley Relay team at the Northeast Conference Championships...Competed in the one-mile run at the New England Championships at Boston University, with a time of 5:09.
Outdoor Track: Won the 3,000-meter run at the Yale Invitational...Placed second at the Northeast Conference Championships in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17:32...Ran the 5,000-meter run in 17:32 at the New England Championships at UMass Amherst. 


As a Sophomore in 2007-08:
Cross Country:
2007 Northeast Conference Outstanding Performer for the second straight year after back-to-back first place finishes at the event...clocked in at 17:37.7 for first place...All Northeast Conference selection...finished 2nd overall at the Ted Owen Invitational with a time of 17:31...finished 3rd overall with a time of 17:54 at the NEICCA's...won the Quinnipiac Invitational for the second straight year with a time of 18:08.6...finished 10th at the Penn State Invitational with a time of 21:26...finished in 44th place at the NCAA Division I New England Regional Championships with a time of 21:51.76...Quinnipiac's top finisher in every race she ran this year...was named NEC Athlete of the Week four times.
Indoor:
Ran a 9:57.91 in the 3000 meters at the 2008 All-New England indoor Track Championship on 2/29...Finished with a time of 9:55 at the ECAC Championships in the 3000 meters...Won the 3000 meters at the NEC Championships on 2/10 with a time of 17:28.12...Ran a 10:03.12 at the NEC Championships in the 3000 meters

As a Freshman in 2006-07:
Cross Country:
Named All-New England on Oct. 7 for placing 11th individually at the New England Championships...honored as the NEC Most Outstanding Performer and Rookie of the Year on Oct. 28 for winning the individual title at the NEC Championships...garnered NEC Athlete of the Week and Rookie of the Week honors on Sept. 26 and Oct. 10...in her Bobcat debut, finished first overall in 18:23.9 to help the Bobcats win the Quinnipiac Invitational on Sept. 22...placed 11th overall and was the first freshman to cross the finish line in 17:54 as the Bobcats set a program record for placing fifth at the New England Championships on Oct. 7...finished fourth overall and first on the team in 17:45.3 to help the Bobcats place fourth of 22 schools at the UAlbany Invitational on Oct. 14...placed first overall in 18:14.9 to help lead the club to its second straight NEC Championship on Oct. 28...finished 31st overall and first on the team in 22:27.3 as the Bobcats set a program record for placing ninth at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships on Nov. 11.
Indoor Track:
First freshman in school history to be named All-East and did it in the 5000m and the DMR at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 3-4...named All-New England on Feb. 23 in the DMR and on Feb. 24 in the 3000m...garnered Rookie of the Meet honors and All-NEC honors twice at the NEC Championships on Feb. 10-11...named the NEC Rookie of the Week on Dec. 12 and Jan. 16...won the 5000m (17:04.81) and became the first freshman ever to qualify for the ECAC Championships at the Yale Season Opener on Dec. 10...won the 3000m (10:01.85) and anchored the second-place DMR (12:19.53) at the Yale Collegiate Track Classic on Jan. 13...qualified for the ECAC Championships and set a personal record in the 3000m (9:53.36) at the Terrier Classic on Jan. 26...anchored the fourth-place DMR (12:11.62) at the Terrier Invitational on Jan. 27...won the 3000m (10:03.12) at the NEC Championships on Feb. 10...won the 5000m (17:28.12) and the Bobcats set two school records for their highest finish (fourth) and point total (62) at the NEC Championships on Feb. 11...ran the anchor 1600m for the sixth-place DMR that broke a school record (12:01.28) at the New England Championships on Feb. 23...set a freshman school record in the 3000m and placed eighth overall (9:50.22) at the New England Championships on Feb. 24...set a freshman school record in the 5000m (17:00.72) and finished seventh at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 3...ran the 1600m anchor leg for the seventh-place DMR that broke a school record (12:00.62) at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 4.

Before Quinnipiac:
Finished fifth individually in the state meet for cross country and was named First Team All-State...high school cross country team placed ninth in the nation twice...her high school team was also a two-time state champion and set a state meet record pace of 19:08...outdoors, was a member of the national meet record-setting 4xmile relay team in 19:58...ran a leg on the 4x1600m state record-setting relay team and the DMR and 4x800 relay teams that set county and group records...finished second in the state meet in the 3200m to be named Second Team All-State...voted First Team Group IV, First Team All-Area, First Team All-County, and First Team All-Conference in all three sports in which she received a total of 12 letters...also named Most Improved Runner and was a Scholar Athlete throughout high school...member of the National Honor Society and French Honor Society...a High Honor Roll student...recipient of the Renaissance Academic Achievement Award, Presidential Award and Girl Scout Gold Award.

Personal:
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y...daughter of Cindy and Mark Stevens...has two younger brothers, Andrew and Karl...majoring in physical therapy.