- Elinor Kirk
Elinor Kirk

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Swansea, Wales, U.K.

High School:
Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr



02/27/2013

Kirk, Hudak Named To USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

Blazers honored for performance during cross country season

10/26/2012

Cross Country Readies For C-USA Championship

Blazers will run on Monday in Hattiesburg, Miss.

10/11/2012

Cross Country To Participate In Bradley Classic

The Blazers will be back in action this weekend in Peoria, Ill.

09/29/2012

Cross Country Successful At Lakefront Invitational

Elinor Kirk led team with third place finish

09/26/2012

Cross Country Preps For Loyola Lakefront Invite

The Blazers travel out of state for the first time this season

2012 Cross Country

Voted First-Team All-Conference USA ... finished in second place out of 115 runners in the Azalea City Classic with a time of 21:58.92 ... placed 6th at the C-USA Championships with a personal-best 5K time of 17:16.2 ... finished in 21st place at the NCAA South Regional with a personal best time in the 6K of 20:38.92 ... named to USTFCCCA All-Academic team ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and earned the league's Academic Medal.

2012-13 Track Notes

Kirk competed on the UAB track and field team as a distance runner ... during the indoor season, the junior set new school records in the mile and 3,000m and set the Conference USA Indoor Championship meet record in the 3,000m ... was named First-Team All-C-USA for the 3,000m and Second-Team All-C-USA in the mile ... she finished in first place at the Blazers Invite (4:50.87) and Samford Multi & Invite (4:45.26) in the mile run ... finished in first in the 3,000m run at the Samford Multi & Invite (9:32.90) and the C-USA Championships (9:23.36) ... during the outdoor season, she was the first UAB runner to break 16-minute mark in 5,000m run with a time of 15:59.57 at the NCAA East Regional Championships ... was selected Second-Team All-C-USA in the 1,500m and Third-Team All-C-USA in the 5,000m ... voted to the USTFCCCAA Outdoor All-American Honorable Mention and named to USTFCCCA All-Academic team.

High School

Attended Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr in Swansea, Wales ... was named school Sportsperson of the Year ... Welsh schools senior 1500m champion ... Welsh schools senior cross country champion ... a grad student who will be competing at junior-level eligibility.

Personal

Full name is Elinor Claire Kirk ... born April 26, 1990 ... daughter of Claire and Nigel Kirk ... has two siblings, Gareth (19) and Sian (26) ... pursuing a graduate degree in communication management.