Women's Cross Country

Kristine Eikrem-Engeset
Kristine Eikrem-Engeset


Orsta, Norway

High School:
Tingvoll Vidareaanoe




Silje Fjortoft Wins NCAA South Central Regional Championships

Mustangs take fourth place


SMU Takes First at Conference USA Championships

Silje Fjortoft wins the gold medal individually


Fjortoft Wins Her Fourth Consecutive Meet

Mustangs finish sixth out of 34 teams

2011 (Sr.): Placed 15th at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships on 11/12 with a time of 21:19.9... Named to the All-Conference First Team on 10/31... Took 7th place at the C-USA Championships with a time of 17:22.2 on 10/31... Finished 14th out of 296 runners with a time of 20:54.3 at the Chile Pepper Festival on 10/15... Placed 84th out of 225 runners at the Notre Dame Invitational on 9/30... Took the bronze medal with a time of 11:02 at the UT-Arlington 2-mile run on 9/10... Finished third (14:09) at the North Texas Invitational 4k Run on 9/1.

2009 (Fr.): Named to the NCAA South Central All Region Team... Was a member of the 2009 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... Competed in the NCAA Championships... Won the TCU Cross Country Season Opener (11:05)... Took second at the Ken Garland Invitational 5K (17:47)... Placed eighth at the South Central Region Championships 6K (21:20.6).

Prep: Won the Norwegian Championship in the 1500m and 3000m steeple... Earned silver medal in the European Championship in the 3000m steeple... Has competed in the Junior World Championships, Indoor Championship European Birmingham, Junior European Championships Netherlands and the World Championship Japan... Posted personal best times of 4:09 in the 1500m, 9:11 in the 3000m and 9:34 in 3000m steeple.

Personal: Anticipated advertising major... Parents are Gunnar and Bjorg... Has one brother and one sister.

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