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Kristen
McWhorter
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Horner, W.Va.
Height: 5-5
Sport: Women's Track
Position: Sprints

Biography

At West Virginia in 2012
  • Ran a career-best 1:04.20 in the 400-meter dash for 15th place at the Nittany Lion Challenge
  • Came in 13th place in the 400 meter at the WVU Holiday Classic in 1:05.27
  • Finished fifth in the 400 meter in 1:04.55 at the WVU State Farm Games
  • Arrived in third place in the 400 meter at the Gold-Blue Meet in 1:05.11
  • Came in 45th place in the 400-meter hurdles at the Raleigh Relays in 1:08.83
  • Placed 10th in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:08.51 at the Jesse Owens Classic
At West Virginia in 2011
  • Ran unattached during the indoor season
  • Came in third place in the 400-meter dash in 1:05.04 at the Blue-Gold Meet
  • Finished 18th in the 200-meter dash and 16th in the 400-meter dash at the WVU State Farm Games
  • Came in 15th place in the 200-meter dash and 12th place in the 400-meter dash at the WVU Holiday Classic
Prep
  • Coached by Eddie Vincent and Mike Smith at Lewis County High
  • 2010 Big Ten Conference champion in the 300-meter hurdles
  • Finished 38th at the 2010 AAU Track and Field National Meet
  • Came in fourth place in the 300-meter hurdles at the 2009 state meet
  • Achieved fourth place in the long jump at the 2009 state meet
  • Finished seventh in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2009 state meet
  • Won the WVSSAC Sportsmanship Award in 2010
  • WV Promise Scholar
Personal
  • Daughter of Mike and Michaela McWhorter
  • Birthday is Jan. 22
  • Has one sister
  • Majoring in exercise physiology
  • Big East Academic All-Star
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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