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Josie Wirtz

Josie Wirtz - Track & Field - Clemson University Athletics
Atlanta, Ga.
High School:
Marist School

 TFRRS Profile & Cross Country bio

2021 Outdoor Season

  • Opened her outdoor season by contesting the 5,000 meters at the Raleigh Relays (March 25-26).
    • In Raleigh, Wirtz ran 17:32.20 for 5,000m.
  • Set a then-personal best for 5,000m at the Tennessee Relays (April 9), crossing the line in 17:32.22.
  • Set a personal best during the Florida Relays (April 2-3) in the 1,500m, running 4:40.70.
  • At the ACC Outdoor Championships (May 13-15), Wirtz set a personal best for 5,000 meters after crossing the line in 17:28.59.
  • Competed across six meets during the outdoor season.

2021 Indoor Season

  • Made her season debut by contesting the 3k at the Orange & Purple Elite (Jan. 9).
  • During the ACC Indoor Championships (Feb. 27-29), Wirtz ran a personal best of 9:53.70 for 3,000 meters.
  • At the Tiger Paw Invite (Feb. 12-13), dipped under the 10-minute barrier for 3,000 meters for the first time in her career by running 9:56.00.
  • Recorded her first collegiate win at the Clemson Invitational (Jan. 15-16) by running 10:00.39 in the 3k.

2019-20 Indoor Season Highlights

  • Earned personal bests in the 800 meters and mile while competing at the South Carolina Invitational (Feb. 7-8).
  • The best individual finish of the season was via a fifth-place result in the mile at the Orange & Purple Elite (Jan. 11).
  • Made season debut at the Orange & Purple Elite by contesting the mile and 3,000 meters.
  • Competed in six meets throughout the season.

2018-19 Season Highlights

  • Contested the 3,000 meters at the ACC Indoor Championships.
  • Set a personal best in the 3,000 at the Tiger Paw Invitational, running 10:07.87.
  • Earned a personal best in the 5,000 meters by running 18:15.64 at the Gamecock Invitational Outdoor.
  • Set a personal best in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold, running 4:48.06.
  • Made Clemson track debut at the Carolina Challenge, running the mile in 5:06.83.
  • Competed in six meets throughout the season.