Kristen Derting


Date of birth:



Salem, Oregon


University of Mississippi


Kristen started shooting in 2014 with her local junior club and soon after qualified for her first National Junior Olympic Championships. After years of work tremendous encouragement from her coaches and parents, she was able to earn a spot on the Ole Miss rifle team to continue her journey in shooting. Kristen is grateful for the endless support she has received from her parents and her coaches; they have helped her become a better athlete and person through it all and she couldn't have done any of it without their support every day.

For three years straight Kristen has been named a CRCA Scholastic All-American and a member of the SEC Academic Honor roll.

Kristen is majoring in hospitality management and enjoys cooking for her family and teammates during her off time. She also enjoys painting and drawing.

Competition Highlights:

  • Ole Miss Rifle Smallbore Record holder
  • 2022 CRCA Smallbore second team All-American
  • 2021 CRCA first team Smallbore All-American
  • 2021 CRCA second team Air Rifle All-American
  • 2021 CRCA second team aggregate All-American