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Khia Kurtenbach
Khia Kurtenbach
Year: So.
Hometown: Germantown, Wis.
High School: Germantown
Position: Distance

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

800 meters (Outdoor)

2:23.68

1,500 meters (Outdoor)

4:38.24

One Mile (Indoor)

5:11.08

3,000 meters (Indoor)

9:40.03*

5,000 meters (Indoor)

17:10.06

5,000 meters (Outdoor)

16:50.47

* = school record

 

 

2016:

  • All-American in the indoor 3,000 meters (4th, 9:40.03); indoor 5,000 meters (6th, 17:10.06) and outdoor 5,000 meters (6th, 16:59.09)
  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor 3,000 meters, indoor 5,000 meters and outdoor 5,000 meters
  • UAA Champion in the indoor 3,000 meters and indoor 5,000 meters
  • All-UAA in the outdoor 5,000 meters (2nd)
  • Set a new school record in the indoor 3,000 meters (9:40.03)
  • Posted the No. 3 time in school history in the indoor 5,000 meters (17:10.06), No. 3 in the outdoor 5,000 meters (16:50.47) and No. 6 in the outdoor 1,500 meters (4:38.24)
  • USTFCCCA All-Region during indoor and outdoor seasons
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team
  • UAA All-Academic Team

Personal:

  • Majors: Molecular Engineering and Biology
  • UChicago activities: World Sports Chicago Athlete Ambassador Program
  • Participated in four years of swimming and one year of track and field in high school
  • Academic All-American in WIAA Swimming
  • Three-time WIAA state swim qualifier
  • WIAA track and field state qualifier
  • National Merit Scholar, Wisconsin 4-H, DECA State Qualifier, recipient of the Presidential Award for service