Women's Track



Demerey Kirsch
Demerey Kirsch

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Reno, Nev.

High School:
Reno HS

Position:
DIS/XC

Experience:
JR

01/30/2014

Nevada places 34 on Academic All-MW list

The Nevada contingent was part of a league-record 534 student-athletes who were named to the team for the fall season.

Nevada:

2013-2014: Cross country, Set the school record in the 6K at the NCAA Division I Mountain Region Championships with a time of 21:04.6 to finish in 17th place ... Finished in 15th place at the MW Cross Country Championships ... Finished 13th at the Sacramento State NCAA Inter-Regional Jamboree 5K with a time of 17:12, the fourth fastest time in school history ... finished second at the Nature's Bakery Nevada Twilight with a time of 14:40, the second best 4K time in school history. Indoor, Finished fourth in the 3,000-meter at the Jacksons/NB Boise Indoor Invite ... Competed at the MW Indoor Track and Field Championships. Outdoor, Finished second in the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the Aggie Open ... Ran the second fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase time (10:28.57) in school history in a fifth place effort at the Stanford Invite.

2012-2013: Cross Country, Finished second in the Nevada Chase Relay ... Finished in the top 30 at the Oregon Dellinger Invitational ... Finished in the top 30 at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival. Indoor, Redshirt, did not compete. Outdoor, Finished first at the Cal-Nevada Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Finished eights at the Mt. SAC Relays 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Scored for the Pack at the MW Outdoor Championships in both the 5,000-meter, where she finished fifth, and the 3,000-meter steeplechase where she finished third.

2011-2012: Cross Country, Finished 11th at the WAC Cross Country Championships with a time of 19:06.3 ... Won second-team All-WAC honors ... Placed seventh in her first race at the Nevada Twilight Classic, clocking in at 15:20. Indoor, Finished ninth in the 3,000-meter at the WAC Indoor Track & Field Championships. Outdoor, Finished ninth at the Aggie Open in the 2,000-meter steeplechase ... Finished eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... Collected a 10th place finish at the Sacramento State Mondo Mid-Major Challenge in the 1,500-meter run ... Scored for the Wolf Pack in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships by finishing in fourth place ... Also scored for the pack in the 5,000-meter run at the WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships finishing in eight place.

High School: Attended Reno High School in Reno, Nev. ... Earned four varsity letters in cross country and four in track ... Top times include: 5K, 19:19 (2006); 1600m, 5:08 (2007); 3200m, 11:00 (2010) ... Served as a team captain for cross country as a senior ... Was an academic All-State honoree four years for cross country and three years for track ... Three-time all-region honoree for each cross country and track ... Won a state title with cross country as a freshman and won back-to-back track titles ... Won state in the 3200m as a senior while team finished second ... As a freshman took first at state in the 4x800m and placed second in the mile and third in the two mile.

Personal: Undecided on a major but wants to be an orthodontist ... Brother Griffin plays baseball at Nevada ... Cousin plays soccer at Cornell ... Uncle played football at Nevada and mom was a cheerleader at Nevada ... Also recruited by University of San Diego and Point Loma University ... Loves skiing in her spare time ... Likes to watch 24 and The Bachelorette ... Works at Eclipse Pizza ... Likes going to Tahoe and floating the river with friends ... Chose Nevada because she's always loved Reno, she was offered a scholarship and her family is here ... Favorite sports moment was the last lap of her 3,200m state race because she could hear her family cheering and standing in the winner's spot on the podium was an amazing feeling ... Role models are her parents ... Daughter of John and Christi.

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