Kristen Veit
Kristen Veit
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr
Hometown: Easthampton, Mass.
High School: Holyoke Catholic

Career Bests:
5k: 18:31.78 (12th overall) at the NE-10 Championships on October 23, 2011.
6k: 23:18.9 (117th overall) at the NCAA Division II National Championships on November 21, 2009.

2011: NCAA Division II All-East Region Team. NE-10 All-Conference Second Team. Placed 12th overall at the NE-10 Championships with a season-best time of 18:31.78 on the 5-kilometer layout. Finished 12th overall at the NCAA Division II East Regionals in 23:20.5 on the 6-kilometer course. Placed 118th overall at the NCAA Division II National Championships (6-kilometers, 24:16.2). Posted a time of 18:55 at the National Catholic Championships for a 54th place finish overall and 16th place finish among Division II competitors. Finished 25th overall at the Codfish Bowl (5-kilometers, 19:50). Ran a time of 19:35 for 103rd place at the New England Championships. Veit Earns All-East Region Team Honors.

2010: Athletic Director's Honor Roll Spring Semester. NE-10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll. Finished 30th overall at the NE-10 Championships with a time of 19:30.5 on the 5-kilometer course.

2009: NE-10 All-Conference Second Team. NE-10 Freshman of the Week (10/13). Finished 17th at the Bryant Invitational. Set season-best mark of 18:47 in the 5k at UMass-Dartmouth Invitational. Placed 19th at USI Pre-National Invitational. Finished 92nd at New England Championship. Placed 8th at the NE-10 Championship to earn a second team All-Conference selection. Finished 17th at NCAA Division II East Regional meet. Placed 117th in NCAA Championship in season-best 23:18 in the 6k. NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll (9/22)

High School: 2009 graduate of Holyoke Catholic High School. Four-year letterwinner, serving as team captain senior year. Three-time Western Mass. cross country champion. Four-time Western Mass. 2-mile champion. All-Western Mass. and All-State selection. Also a letterwinner and captain of the swim team. National Honor Society Vice President.

Personal: Born February 21, 1991, Springfield, Mass. Daughter of Steven and Elizabeth Veit of Easthampton, Mass. Has two sisters, Lauren (22) and Kaitlyn (18).