Kristin Nelson
Kristin Nelson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Iron Mountain, Mich.
High School: Iron Mountain
Education: Jumps, Sprints

Specialty: Jumps, Sprints

Height: 5'7"

Major: Kinesiology

About Kristin: This is Kristin’s fourth season of Track & Field at Albion College. She has been a captain for two of the seasons. Kristin was MIAA Champion last year of the Long Jump. She holds school records in five events: Long Jump, Triple Jump, Heptathlon, 100m Hurdles, and 400m Dash.

Personal Bests:

  • 100m Dash-13.89
  • 200m Dash-26.49
  • 400m Dash-59.00
  • 800m Dash-2:24.20
  • 100m Hurdles-15.14
  • Pole Vault-2.70m
  • Long Jump-5.51m
  • Triple Jump-11.39m
  • High Jump-1.51m
  • Shot Put-9.25m
  • Javelin Throw-32.59m
  • Heptathalon-4521 points

Notable Performances

2013 Outdoor Season

  • Finished 12th at the National Championship in the Heptathlon (4516 points)
  • 4th Place Heptathlon at Gregory Final Qualifier (4521 points-PR; 800m Dash PR, Shot Put PR, Javelin PR)
  • 4th Place Triple Jump at Dr. Keeler Invite (10.88m)
  • 10th Place 100m Hurdles at Dr. Keeler Invite (15.78)
  • 1st Place Long Jump at MIAA Championships (5.45m)
  • 1st Place Triple Jump at MIAA Championships (11.02m)
  • 10th Place Javelin Throw at MIAA Championships (28.76m)
  • 3rd Place 100m Hurdles at MIAA Championships (Prelims: 15.81/Finals: 15.72)
  • 1st Place Triple Jump at Al Owens Invite (11.39m-PR)
  • 3rd Place Long Jump at Al Owens Invite (5.38m)
  • 5th Place Javelin Throw at MIAA Jamboree (29.70m)
  • 1st Place Triple Jump at MIAA Jamboree (10.90m)
  • 1st Place Long Jump at MIAA Jamboree (5.51m-PR)
  • 3rd Place 100m Hurdles at MIAA Jamboree (16.47)
  • 8th Place 200m Run at MIAA Jamboree (28.45)
  • 4th Place Javelin Throw at Marv Frye Invite (30.14m)
  • 2nd Place Triple Jump at Marv Frye Invite (10.99m)
  • 4th Place 100m Hurdles at Marv Frye Invite (15.89)
  • 4th Place Heptathalon at Washington University Invite (4313 points)
  • 5th Place Javelin Throw at Polar Bear Invite (29.95m)
  • 1st Place Triple Jump at Polar Bear Invite (11.04m)
  • 2nd Place Long Jump at Polar Bear Invite (5.14m)
  • 4th Place 100m Hurdles at Polar Bear Invite (16.50)
  • 6th Place 200m Dash at Polar Bear Invite (27.09)
  • 5th Place Javelin Throw at Rhodes Open (30.43m)
  • 7th Place Triple Jump at Rhodes Open (10.71m)
  • 6th Place Triple Jump at Birmingham Southern Invite (11.04m)
  • 8th Place Long Jump at Birmingham Southern Invite (4.90m)
  • 8th Place High Jump at Birmingham Southern Invite (1.45m)

2013 Indoor Season

  • 1st Place Triple Jump at Trine Championships (10.83m)
  • 2nd Place Long Jump at Trine Championships (5.35m)
  • 7th Place High Jump at Trine Championships (1.42)
  • 9th Place Shot Put at Trine Invite #3 (8.01m)
  • 1st Place Long Jump at Trine Invite #3 (5.44m)
  • 4th Place High Jump at Trine Invite #3 (1.47m)
  • 3rd Place High Jump at Anderson Raven Invite (1.42m)
  • 8th Place Shot Put at Anderson Raven Invite (7.73m)

2012 Outdoor Season

  • 8th Place Long Jump at NCC Dr. Keeler Invite (5.39m)
  • 5th Place Triple Jump at NCC Dr. Keeler Invite (10.90m)
  • 2nd Place Triple Jump at MIAA Championships (11.05m-PR)
  • 5th Place 400m Dash at MIAA Championships (Prelim-59.69/Final-1:00.89)
  • 1st Place Long Jump at MIAA Championships (5.46m)
  • 7th Place Triple Jump at Al Owens Invite (10.80m)
  • 9th Place 400m Dash at Al Owens Invite (59.00-PR)
  • 3rd Place Triple Jump at MIAA Jamboree (11.00m)
  • 1st Place Long Jump at MIAA Jamboree (5.23m)
  • 2nd Place Triple Jump at Marv Frye Invite (10.66m)
  • 5th Place Long Jump at Marv Frye Invite (5.06m)
  • 2nd Place Triple Jump at Ted Haydon Invite (10.55m)
  • 4th Place Long Jump at Ted Haydon Invite (4.81m)
  • 7th Place 100m Hurdles at Ted Haydon Invite (18.69-PR)
  • 1st Place Triple Jump at IWU Polar Bear Invite (10.57m)
  • 4th Place Long Jump at IWU Polar Bear Invite (5.07m)
  • 7th Place 200m Dash at IWU Polar Bear Invite (27.09)
  • 5th Place Triple Jump at BSC Southern Invite (10.78m)
  • 8th Place Long Jump at BSC Southern Invite (5.00m)

2012 Indoor Season

  • 9th Place 200m Dash at Michigan Indiana Indoor Championships (28.22)
  • 7th Place Long Jump at Michigan Indiana Indoor Championships (4.86m)
  • 1st Place Triple Jump at Michigan Indiana Indoor Championships (10.37m)
  • 1st Place Triple Jump at Trine Invite #3 (10.31m)
  • 8th Place Long Jump at Trine Invite #3 (4.93m)
  • 4th Place 200m Dash at Trine Invite #3 (28.38)

2011 Outdoor Season

  • Ran PR in 100m Dash
  • 4th Place Pole Vault at MIAA Championships (2.70m-PR)
  • 4th Place Triple Jump at MIAA Championships (10.68m)
  • 3rd Place Long Jump at MIAA Championships (5.17m)
  • 10th Place Pole Vault at Ernie Mousseau Classic (2.45m)
  • 1st Place Long Jump at Ernie Mousseau Classic (5.31m-wind aided)
  • 2nd Place Triple Jump at Ernie Mousseau Classic (10.50m)
  • 7th Place Pole Vault at MIAA Jamboree (2.45m)
  • 7th Place Triple Jump at MIAA Jamboree (10.03m)
  • 6th Place Long Jump at MIAA Jamboree (4.90m)
  • 3rd Place Triple Jump at Marv Frye Invite (10.43m)
  • 5th Place Long Jump at Marv Frye Invite (4.93m)
  • 6th Place Triple Jump at Michigan State Spartan Invite (9.47m)
  • 9th Place Long Jump at Michigan State Spartan Invite (4.91m)
  • 3rd Place Triple Jump at BSC Southern Invite (10.27m)
  • 6th Place Long Jump at BSC Southern Invite (4.92m)

2011 Indoor Season

  • 3rd Place Long Jump at Trine MIAA Invite (5.00m)
  • 2nd Place Triple Jump at Trine MIAA Invite (10.42m)
  • 1st Place Triple Jump at Trine Invite #3 (10.23m)
  • 1st Place Long Jump at Trine Invite #3 (4.87m)
  • 3rd Place 200m Dash at Trine Invite #3 (28.78)

2010 Outdoor Season

  • 6th Place Triple Jump at MIAA Championships (9.82m)
  • 3rd Place Long Jump at MIAA Championships (5.11m)
  • 5th Place Triple Jump at MIAA Jamboree (9.89m)
  • 6th Place Long Jump at MIAA Jamboree (4.73m)
  • 6th Place Long Jump at Michigan State Spartan Invite (5.02m)
  • 4th Place Triple Jump at BSC Southern Invite (9.88m)
  • 7th Place Long Jump at BSC Southern Invite (5.03m)

2010 Indoor Season

  • 5th Place Long Jump at MIAA Invite (4.47m)
  • 3rd Place Triple Jump at MIAA Invite (9.91m)
  • 2nd Place Long Jump at Trine Invite #3 (4.47m)
  • 2nd Place Triple Jump at Trine Invite #3 (9.42m)