Women's Cross Country

Demerey Kirsch
Demerey Kirsch


Reno, Nev.

High School:
Reno High School



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

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


Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Mountain Regional

Nevada places 13th with 361 points


Coach E Tracks The Pack

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


Coach E Tracks The Pack

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

Nevada 2013: Coming into her own as a junior. Will improve significantly over the past year.

(2012-13) Sophomore

Cross Country
: Placed fourth at the Nature's Bakery Twilight Classic, with a time of 14:51 ... Took second at the Nevada Chase Rally, finishing the course at 23:12 ... Named to the Academic All-MW Team.

(2011-12) Freshman

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.

(2010-11) Cross Country: Redshirted season.

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, a right-handed pitcher playing at the College of San Mateo ... Born in September of 1992.