Kirsten Haas
Position: Hurdles
Year: Senior
Hometown: Belgrade, Mont.
High School: Belgrade High School
Major: International Studies
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Haas Photos
Kirsten Haas
Courtesy: UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 01/06/2011

2011-12 (Junior): Named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Team, as voted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) ... Named to Athletic Director's Fall Honor Roll ... Runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles (1:01.92) and placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles (14.87) at the Great West Conference Outdoor Championship ... Also helped UND finish fifth in the 4x400 relay ... Placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.10 seconds) and fifth in the 400-meter dash (59.26 seconds) at the 2012 Great West Conference Indoor Championship ... Also helped UND to a fourth-place finish in the 4x400 relay ... Won the 400-meter hurdles at the UNC-Wilmington Seahawk Invitational with a time of 1:02.21 ... Helped UND win the 4x400 relay at the same meet ... Placed sixth among 36 competitors in the 400-meter hurdles at the Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational with a time of 1:01.71 that was the second-fastest all season in the GWC ... Earned third letter.

2010-11 (Sophomore): Named to the 2010-11 Great West Conference Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference team in indoor and outdoor track ... Member of UND's 4x400 relay that placed sixth at the GWC Indoor Championship with a time of 4:03.98 ... Placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Great West Conference Indoor Championship with a personal-record time of 9.04 seconds ... Was the runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles at the UNC Wilmington Seahawk Invitational with a time of 1:04.79 ... Earned second letter.

2009-10 (Freshman):
Placed sixth in the 4x400-meter relay at both the 2010 Great West Conference Outdoor Championship (Feb. 26-27) and GWC Indoor Championship (May 13-15) ... Recorded the seventh-fastest 400-meter hurdles time (1:05.38) in UND history at Drake's Jim Duncan Invitational (April 10) ... Time was a personal-best and resulted in a sixth-place finish ... Earned first letter.

Before UND:
A 2009 graduate of Belgrade High School ... 2009 and 2007 state champion in the 300-meter hurdles ... Set school record in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 44.42 seconds ... Earned all-state and all-conference honors ... Named Belgrade's MVP in 2009 and 2008 ... As a senior, posted Montana's top time for all four divisions (AA, A, B, C) in the event and led Belgrade to the state class A team championship ... Was the 2008 state champion and 2009 state runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles ... Was lead leg of Belgrade's 4x100 relay championship team that set school record ... Also lettered twice in volleyball and once in basketball ... Was an academic all-state selection in all three sports ... Class Valedictorian and member of the Dean's List ... A Wendy's Heisman High School winner.

Majoring in international studies ... Daughter of Fred and Kari Haas.