Deneen Kirk
Deneen Kirk


Dallas, Texas

High School:
Irving High School



2011 Indoor: Competed in four events spread out over four meets... Won the long jump at the SEMO Invite with a 5.73m (18' 9.75") leap, which was the best mark a Tiger posted during indoor season... Was runner-up in the long jump at EIU Mega Meet, with a 5.18m (17' 0") mark... Was 15th in the long jump (5.29m; 17' 4.25") and 16th in her first-ever pentathlon (2,099 points) at her final C-USA Indoor Championship.

2010 Outdoor: Did not compete due to injury.

2010 Indoor: Added the long jump to her repertoire as a junior before injuries cut her season short...won the event at the ASU Invitational with a 5.59m (18'4.25") jump...earned a second-place finish in the 200m dash at the ASU Kickoff Klassic with a career-best 25.28 second mark...runner-up long jump finish at the Rod McCravy Classic due to her career-best 5.86m (19'2.75")

2009 Outdoor: Compted in seven meets...Finished fourth in the Heptathlon with 4,581 points at the C-USA Championships...Finished third in the long jump at the Memphis Tiger Invitational...At the Mississippi Open, she set a personal-record long jump with a leap of 5.51m (18-01.00)...Finished second in the 200m dash at the Memphis Tiger Invitational with a season-high 24.91 mark.

2009 Indoor: Competed in four meets during the indoor campaign...Finished third in the 200m dash at the SEMO Invite with a season-high time of 26.35...Finished second in the 400m dash at the EIU Mega Meet and the SIU McDonald's Invitational.

2008 Outdoor: Competed in six meets during the 2008 outdoor track and field season...Ran the 100m dash, the 200m dash and the 400m dash for the Tigers...At the Rhodes Open Meet, recorded a top-five finish placing fourth in the 200m dash with a time of 25.67...At the John McDonnell Invitational, ran a personal-best 100m dash time of 12.40 in the preliminaries...Recorded a personal-best time of 24.66 in the 200m dash at the Ole Miss May Invitational...At the 2008 C-USA Outdoor Championship, set a personal-best mark for the 400m dash with a time of 56.53 in the preliminaries.

2008 Indoor: Competed in five meets during the 2008 indoor season...Participated in the 55m dash, the 60m dash, 200m dash and 400m dash for the Tigers... At the Arkansas State Invitational, had two top-10 finishes including a 10th place finish in the 55m dash with a time of 7.54 and a sixth place finish in the 200m dash crossing the finish at the 26.94 mark...At the SIU McDonalds Invitational, ran her only 400m dash notching a time of 1:00.77 in 16th place...At the SEMO Invitational, registered her personal-best 55m dash time of 7.43 and earned an eighth place finish...At the 2008 C-USA Indoor Championships, ran a personal-best 60m dash time in the preliminaries with a time of 7.84...Ran a personal-best 200m dash time of 25.81 in the preliminaries.

Prep: Lettered all four years in track for Coach Joseph Evans at Irving High School...Competed in the 100 and 200 meters...Also, competed in volleyball and basketball.

Personal: Full name is Deneen Tenisha Kirk...Daughter of Sherrie and Cedric Kirk...Has one brother, Cedric.

Kirk's Best Outdoor Performances
Event Mark Meet/Date
100m Dash 12.40 John McDonnell 4/19/08
200m Dash 24.66 Ole Miss Inv. 4/12/08
400m Dash 56.53 C-USA Champ. 5/17/08
Kirk's Best Indoor Performances
Event Mark Meet/Date
55m Dash 7.43 SEMO Invite 2/9/08
55m Hurdles 8.73 ASU Kickoff Klassic 12/5/09
60m Dash 7.84 C-USA Champs. 3/1/08
60m Hurdles 10.89 Hoosier Hills 2/12/10
200m Dash 25.28 ASU Kickoff Klassic 12/5/09
400m Dash 1:00.07 SIU McDonald's 2/9/08
Shot Put 8.81m SEMO Invite 2/18/11
Long Jump 5.86m Rod McCravy 1/30/10
Pentathlon 2,099points C-USA Indoor 2/26/11
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