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

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

800 meters (Indoor)

2:20.33

800 meters (Outdoor)

2:23.68

1,500 meters (Outdoor)

4:38.24

One Mile (Indoor)

5:00.84

3,000 meters (Indoor)

9:40.03*

5,000 meters (Indoor)

16:54.75

5,000 meters (Outdoor)

16:50.47

* = school record

 

 

2017:

  • All-American in the indoor 3,000 meters (6th, 9:46.36) and the indoor 5,000 meters (5th, 16:54.75)
  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor 3,000 meters, indoor 5,000 meters and indoor distance medley relay
  • UAA Champion in the indoor 5,000 meters (17:22.45) and the outdoor 5,000 meters (17:22.04)
  • All-UAA in the indoor 5,000 meters (1st), outdoor 5,000 meters (1st), indoor 3,000 meters (2nd) and outdoor 4x800-meter relay (2nd)
  • USTFCCCA All-Region in the indoor 3,000 meters, indoor 5,000 meters, indoor distance medley relay and outdoor 5,000 meters
  • Tallied the No. 2 time in school history in the indoor 5,000 meters (16:54.75) and No. 5 in the one mile (5:00.84)
  • Posted the top time on the team in the indoor one mile (5:00.84), indoor 3,000 meters (9:46.30), indoor 5,000 meters (16:54.75) and outdoor 5,000 meters (17:06.78)
  • CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-American
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Jan. 16)
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team
  • UAA All-Academic Team

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