Hannah Kirkegaard
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ventura, Calif.

High School:
Ventura HS '13

Height:
5-8

Major:
Undeclared

2013: Ran in five meets for the Aggies during her first season... Opened the season with a sixth-place finish at the Aggie Open, finishing the 4K race in a time of 14:09... Helped UC Davis to a second-place team finish at the BIg West Conference Championships, finishing 36th in a time of 24:11.3... Also finished 74th at the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, finishing in a season-best 6K time of 21:01... Finished 31st at the Inter-Regional Jamboree on Oct. 4, covering the 5K course in 17:35... Was the second Aggie across the line at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing 97th in a time of 21:06.

VENTURA HS' 13: As a junior, she and her Cross Country team qualified to the CIF State Championships... She came in 10th place with personal record of 18:14 and her team placing 6th... As a senior, she also qualified to the CIF State Championships coming in 33rd with at 18:39... In Track, she focused mostly on the 3200 her Senior year but also competed the 1600... She came 1st in her league with a personal best of 5:03 in the 1600... Her personal best in the 3200 was at 10:37 at the CIF-SS Masters Meet where she finished in 9th place... She qualified and competed in the CIF State Championships in the 3200 where she came in 12th with a time of 10:37.

PERSONAL:Daughter of Melissa and Eric Kirkegaard... Has a younger sister, Emma... Her great aunt, Karen Miner, also attended UC Davis... Competing at the Cross Country State Championships with her team in 2011 is the highlight of her athletics career... Grete Waitz and Billy Mills are her sports heroes... Would love to visit Kenya.