Kristen Bourne
Kristen Bourne
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lake Elmo, Minn.
High School: Mounds Park Academy

2017-18: Competed at the NCAA National Championships, finishing 27th in the 15K freestyle race and 30th in the 5K classic race. Won the individual crown in the 15K freestyle race at the Central Region Championships with a time of 44:36.90. Finished in the top five of both the 5K classic and the 15K freestyle races at the CCSA Championships. Took the top spot in the 10K classic race at the UP Opener with a time of 35:43.07. Also competed at the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships with her top finish of 21st coming in the 20K classic race. Named first-team All-CCSA at the conclusion of the season.

2016-17: Took second place at the NCAA Qualifier and won both, 5K classic and 15K freestyle mass start at the CCSA Distance Championships. Finished fourth in the 15K freestyle mass start at the Super Tour in Ishpeming. Qualified to the NCAA Championships where she raced to 13th and 17th place in the 15K freestyle mass start and 5K classic respectively.

2015-16: Redshirted.

2014-15: Named the Most Improved women's skier. Won the classic race at the NMU Open and the MTU JOQ. Placed sixth at the NCAA Regional with a time of 46:00.5 and seventh in the freestyle clocking in at 15:50.5. Qualified for the NCAA Championship in both events, placing 17th in the classic and 35th for the freestyle.

2013-14: Named the Newcomer of the Year. Was ninth in the freestyle race at the NCAA Central Regional and finished 14th in the classic race.

High School: Two-time all-state selection at Mounds Park Academy in Lake Elmo, Minn. Was also a five-time all-conference selection and five-time MVP. Four-time state participant and was a two-time Midwest Junior National team participant. Also ran cross country and track, lettering six times in both sports and participating in the state cross country meet twice. Six-time MVP and six-time all-conference selection in cross country. Also named four time all-conference and most valuable runner in track.

Personal: Majoring in exercise science. Daughter of Michael and Katherine Bourne. Born May 28, 1995.