Cross Country

 
McKinsie Klim
McKinsie Klim
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Poland, Ohio
High School: Poland Seminary
Major: Biology

2013 (Freshman): Competed in all eight meets…placed fifth at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships with a time of 18:39.09…helped lead the Penguins to the first Horizon League women’s cross country title in school history…named the HL's Newcomer of the Year...was a solid 87th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 22:16 in the 6K race...ran a season-best in the Disney World Cross Country Class 5k placing 13th with a time of 18:26.59…led the team by placing ninth in the Tommy Evans Invitational with a time of 18:51…finished 13th by running a 19:13.6 at the Duquesne Duals…placed 33nd at the BGSU Mel Brodt Invitational with a time of 18:33.97…earned her first letter.

High School: As part of the cross country team, earned four letters...set individual records in the 5K (18:44) and 3,200m (11:18)...was an All-Ohio selection...Bulldogs were district champs and regional runners-up...as a senior, placed secnd at the OHSAA Regional Track and Field Championships in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:43...placed third in the 3,200-meter run at the OHSAA District Track and Field Championships with a time of 11:46...as a junior, placed 21st at the OHSAA Ohio State Cross Country Championship in the 5,000-meter run (19:05)...finished first in the OHSAA District Cross Country meet with a time of 19:03...as a sophomore, placed first in the OHSAA District Cross Country meet...had a time of 19:47 in the in the 5,000-meter event...took sixth place at the OHSAA District Track and Field Championship in the 3,200m at 12:56...as a freshman, placed third in the 3,200 meters at 12:07 at the OHSAA District Track and Field Championship and racking up another third-place spot as a freshman in the OHSAA District Cross Country meet with a time of 20:16 (5000 meters)....was also part of NHS and a STEP scholar.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Maureen Klim...birthday is July 31...her academic interest is in Geology.