Kendall Derry - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Kendall Derry

Middle Distance

Class Senior
Hometown Fair Oaks, Calif.
High School Bella Vista
Major Biomedical Engineering

Student-Athlete Features – I Am More Than A Student-Athlete

Career Results

As a Senior (2019-20)
• NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient
• First-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
• Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll (Fall, Spring)
• Ninth on the team and 103rd overall (22:32.3) at SEC Championships (Nov. 1)
• Finished 44th overall (23:04.3) in Open race at Pre-Nationals (Oct. 19)
• Fourth on the team and 130th overall (18:39.9) at Louisville Classic (Oct. 5)
• Outdoor season canceled due to coronavirus

As a Junior (2018-19)
• Set a 4K PR of 13:58.1 to finish 11th at the Auburn Invitational
• Was a member of Vanderbilt’s indoor DMR team that finished first in back-to-back meets
• Finished 14th in the 800 meters at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational with at time of 2:15.97

As a Sophomore (2017-18)
• Fall SEC Academic Honor Rollf
• Earned her first top-20 finish of the season at the Belmont Opener with a time of 18:51.4
• Set a PR at the SEC Championship with a time of 21:36.2

As a Freshman (2016-17)
• Finished 66th with a time of 23:38.1 in the Open Race at the Wisconsin Invitational
• Posted a time of 18:30.30 at the Notre Dame Invitational
• Took 22nd overall with a time of 18:40.8 in her collegiate debut at the Belmont Opener

The Derry File
• Biomedical Engineering major