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Kristin

Rush

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Greensboro Day School

Bio

Rush comes into the track and field season as an All-MEAC selection in cross country...Provides the Aggies with a disciplined distance runner with experience...Has played a vital role on the cross country team and looks to have as equal an impact on the track and field team.

2010-2011 Season:  Member of the record setting distance medley relay team (Janessa Benn, Roshel Bygrave and Ariana Betts) with a time of 12:28.62 at the Indoor MEAC Indoor Championships in 2011...Finished fifth at the Friendship & Freedom Games in the 800 meters with a time of 2:23.43...In Cross Country, she finished 23rd in the 2010 MEAC Championships with a time of 20:29.67...During the 2011 MEAC Cross Country Championships, Rush earned All-MEAC honors by finishing in the top 15.

2009-2010 Season: Placed second in the 2009 MEAC Cross Country Championship with a time of 18:35.70...Placed seventh at the Hagan Stone Invitational with a time of 19:36.9...Placed 17th at the Elon Invitational with a time of 20:21...Had 16th place finish at the Cross Country Classic in Cary, N.C., on Oct. 2, 2010 as she finished with a time of 20:48.8...Two weeks later, finished second at the NCCU Cross Country Invitational with a time 19:56.73...Finished 13th at the Aggie Relays on April 3, 2010 when she ran 59.37 in the 400 meters...On April 10, 2010, Rush placed second in the 800 meters during the Murray Neely Invitational at N.C. A&T's Irwin Belk Track...Placed fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:13.04 in the 2010 MEAC Outdoor Championships...At the same event, placed fourth in the 4x400 meter relay along with Jessica Farr, Diamond Marks and Jenea McCammon with a time of 3:48.23.

High School: Competed in varsity track and field for four years at Greensboro Day School... She was varsity track and field MVP for four consecutive years, as well as the 2009 State Champion in the 400 meter and 800 meters...She was also the 2008 State Champion in the 800 meters....She broke the Friendship & Freedom Games meet record her senior season when she finished the high school 800 meters in 2:17.22.

Personal: Full name is Kristin Moriah Rush...Earned a position on the Dean's List in 2009 and 2010 as mass communications major with a concentration in broadcast production...She is the daughter of Anthony and Yvonne Rush and was born December 10, 1990...Her cousin Steven Rush was a star guard at N.C. A&T for two seasons...She enjoys keeping up with current events around the world...She also enjoys going to movies, shopping and dancing.

 

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