Women's Cross Country



Demerey Kirsch
Demerey Kirsch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reno, Nev.

High School:
Reno High School

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.

01/31/2013

Nevada Has 37 Student-Athletes on 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team

League-record 409 student-athletes on the 2012 fall team

11/09/2012

Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Mountain Regional

Nevada places 13th with 361 points

10/30/2012

Coach E Tracks The Pack

Inside look at the last cross country meet by head coach Kirk Elias

10/16/2012

Coach E Tracks The Pack

Inside look at the last cross country meet by head coach Kirk Elias

2013-2014:

Cross Country: Ran the second best 4K time in school history of 14:40 at the Nature's Bakery Nevada Twilight finishing second behind teammate Samantha Diaz ... Turned in the fourth best 5K time in school history of 17:12 at the Sacramento State NCAA Inter Regional Jamboree ... Finished 15th at the 2013 Mountain West Cross country Championships ... Recorded a 17th place finish at the NCAA Mountain Region Cross Country Championships and ran the fastest 6K time in school history in the process (21:04.6) ... Named to the 2013 Fall Academic All-MW Team ... Received Division I All-Region Honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Indoor: Finished fourth in the 3,000-meter at the Jacksons/NB Boise Indoor Invite with a time of 10:09.02 ... Competed at the MW Indoor Championships running 19:10.29 in the 5,000-meter run. Outdoor: Finished second in the 2,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 14:40.55 at the Aggie Open ... Ran the second best 3,000-meter steeplechase in school history at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 10:28.57 ... Recorded a fifth place finish at the MW Outdoor Championships running 11:23.48 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Qualified in the 3,000-meter steeplechase for the NCAA West Preliminary Round.

2012-2013

Cross Country: Ran 17:43 at the Oregon Dellinger Invitational to start the season ... Finished second at the Nevada chase Relay ... Ran 22:02.5 in a 6K at the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival ... Finished 33rd at the Mountain West Cross Country Championships ... Competed at the NCAA Mountain Region Cross Country Championships ... Named to the Academic All-MW Team.

Outdoor: Won a gold medal at the Cal-Nevada Championships running 10:38.43 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Recorded an eighth place finish running the steeplechase at the 55th Mt. SAC Relays ... Finished fifth at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships running 17:02.16 in the 5,000-meter run ... Brought home a bronze medal running 10:40:55 in the steeplechase at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships ... Named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-MW Team.

2011-2012

Cross Country: Finished seventh at the Nevada Twilight Classic running a time of 15:20 ... Finished 11th at the WAC Cross Country Championships, with a time of 19:06.3 ... Won second-team All-WAC honors for her performance at the Conference Championships Named to the 2011 Fall All-WAC Academic Team.

Indoor: Competed at the UW Invitational running 10:28.26 in the 3,000-meter run ... Finished ninth at the WAC Indoor Championships running 10:20.7 in the 3,000-meter run. Outdoor: Finished ninth in the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the Aggie Open ... Ran 11:18.61 to finish eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2012 Cal-Nevada Championships ... Finished tenth in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:50.17 at the Sacramento State MONDO Mid-Major Challenge ... Ran 11:09.62 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the WAC Outdoor Championships to finish in fourth place ... Finished eighth in the 5,000-meter run at the WAC Outdoor Championships with a time of 17:57.19.

2010-2011

Cross Country: Redshirt (did not compete).

Indoor: Redshirt (did not compete). Outdoor: Redshirt (did not compete).

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 ... 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 3,200-meter 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 ... has one sibling, Griffin.

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