Women's Cross Country


Kendall Nemeth
Kendall Nemeth

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Roanoke, Texas

High School:
Amador Valley HS

AT ILLINOIS

2008 - Junior:Opened up season at the Illini Challenge placing 29th overall and eighth for Illinois...Raced at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships where Illinois took first place overall...Placed sixth for Illinois at the Bradley Classic with a 6K time of 23:33...Placed ninth overall at the Illini Open with a 5K time of 19:27.

2007 - Sophomore: Joined the team as a walk-on, finishing sixth for the team with a time of 15:54 at the Illini Challenge...Achieved a personal-best 5K time of 19:15.02 at the Illinois Intercollegiate meet, placing ninth among the Illini and 39th overall.

HIGH SCHOOL
Helped her team to a 2003 cross country conference title and a sixth-place finish at the state meet...NCS and EBAL Champion in cross country her senior year...Holds school three mile record (18:33) and home course record (Shadow Cliffs)...NCS Prep Athlete of the Year finalist and Armed Services Athlete of the Year as a senior...Team captain and MVP senior year...Earned four letters in cross country, three in track and field and one in soccer.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Ralph and Kathleen Nemeth...Born Sept. 17, 1986...Has two siblings, Megan and Jason...Brother, Jason, plays for the UI club hockey team...Member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority...Her high school coaches most influenced her athletic career because they taught her that "attitude is 50 percent of performance and determination and hard work are at the root of all great accomplishments"...Enjoys singing, soccer and lacrosse...Majoring in history.

Personal Bests

4K: 15:54
5K: 19:15
6k: 23:33

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