Kaitlin Derry
Kaitlin  Derry


Fair Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Bella Vista HS

Middle Distance, Distance


Deacs Close Regular Season at Virginia Grand Prix

Alexandria Florent claimed her fourth event title of the season


Deacs to Close Out Regular Season This Weekend

Wake Forest will compete at the Virginia Grand Prix and the Penn Relays


Heppenstall Breaks School Record at Virginia Challenge

Junior Robert Heppenstall broke the school record in the 1500m


Wake Forest to Compete at Virginia Challenge

The Demon Deacons will head to Charlottesville, Virginia for the two-day meet


Deacs Shine on Second Day of Charlotte Invitational

Alexandria Florent, Jordan Banks and Tesia Kempski captured event titles

Career Results

Outdoor Personal Bests
800m -- 2:19.76 -- 2018 Charlotte Invitational
1500m -- 4:36.28 -- 2018 Virginia Challenge

Indoor Personal Bests
800m -- 2:16.14 -- 2018 Music City Challenge
1000m -- 3:03.77 -- 2018 Navy Invitational
Mile -- 5:08.53 -- 2018 Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational

2018 Outdoor
Ran in five meets…Finished fourth in the 800m with an outdoor best time of 2:19.76 at the Charlotte Invitational…Also finished fourth in the 1500m with a season-best time of 4:36.28 at the Virginia Challenge…Also ran in the Raleigh Relays, Virginia Grand Prix and WF Outdoor Opener.

2017-18 Indoor

Ran in three meets…Took ninth in the 1000m at the Navy Invitational, 20th in the mile at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational and 33rd in the 800m at the Music City Challenge.

2017 Outdoor
Did not compete.

2016-17 Indoor
Did not compete.

High School

A two-time varsity team captain of the cross country team, Derry helped lead Bella Vista High School to team sectional titles all four years of high school... Her team placed second a the the CIF State Championships D1 in 2014 and second at the CIF State Championships D2 in 2015... Was captain of her track and field team her junior and senior seasons and was a member of the school record-holding 4x800, 4x1600 and distance medley relay teams... She earned the River Cats All-City Track Award in 2016 and has the second-fastest time in school history in the 1600... Her teams finished as sectional champs in 2013, 2014 and 2016... Earned 10 total varsity letters in high school, with four in cross country, four in track and two in tennis where she was a doubles section champion in 2013.

Daughter of Keith and Laura Derry... Has a twin sister, Kendall, who is running cross country and track at Vanderbilt... Finance major... High School coach was Melanie Cleland.