Kaitlin Rivera
Kaitlin Rivera
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
Previous School: Homeschool


  • Posted Season-best 5k time at the Royals XC Challenge with a time of 19:37.
  • Recorded Season-best 6k time at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 24:52.83.
  • Academic All-Conference
  • Elite 23 award winner 

2017: Posted a season best 5k time of 20:18.47 to finish in 10th place overall at the Greater Louisville Classic...Recorded a time of 21:21.99 at the Gene Mullin Invite...At the Conference Carolinas Cross Country Championships she posted a season best 6k time of 25:28.9 to take 21st overall.

2016: At the Eye Opener Invitational in her first collegiate event, she ran the 5k in a time of 20:51.23...At the Asheville XC Carnival she ran the 5k in a time of 21:33.74...At the Greater Louisville Classic she posted personal best time of 19:46.50 in the 5k to finish 100th in a field that featured more than 400 runners...At the Queens Royals XC Challenge she beat her personal record of 19:46.50 by running the 5k in a time of 19:15.4, breaking her record by more than 30 seconds and finishing 72nd in a field that featured 345 participants...At the Conference Carolinas championship she ran the 6k for the first time in her career, finishing in a time of 24:34.80, to place 13th...At the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional she ran the 6k in a time of 23:15.90 to place 45th in a field that featured 159 runners. 

High School: Ran cross country for coach Luke Thomas.

Personal: Parents are Mark and Kimberly Rivera...Major is Music.