Born 04/28/77 in Philomath, Oregon ... parents are Dwight and Bobette Bushnell ... served in the Ohio Columbus Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... majoring in recreation management.
Attended Philomath HS ... ran for Philomath HS team that won the Oregon state cross country championship in 1993 ... won the Valco League Championship in the 1,500m in 1994 ... competed in the 1995 Prefontaine Classic Elite High School Mile.
BEST MARKS: Steeplechase, 98:52; 3000m, 8:24; 1500m, 3:55.
2000 | Freshman Year
Finished fifth in the 800m (1:59.01) at the Wilson Motor Open ... finished seventh in the 3,000m (8:28) at the Snake River Open ... finished 11th in the mile (4:26.90) at the Mountain States Games ... finished seventh in the 3,000m with a time of 8:54.50 at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships ... recorded a third-place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase with a 9:13.31 at the Cal Poly Invitational ... ran the 3,000m SC at the Stanford Invitational.
2001 | Sophomore Year
Finished fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Cal Poly Invitational ... fifth-place finish at BYU Cougar Invitational in 1,500m ... took second in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:27.80) at the Utah Collegiate Challenge ... had a personal-best 9:04.10 in the 3,000m steeplechase to finish third at MWC Championships.
2002 | Junior Year
Finished seventh in the 3,000m at the Husker Invitational with a time of 8:24 ... ran a 8:54.48 in the 3,000m at the MWC Indoor Championships to take eighth ... won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Cal Poly Invitational in 9:20.19 ... finished fifth in the 1,500m at the USC Dual in a season-best 3:59.40 ... ran a season-best 8:52.27 in the 3,000m steeplechase to place first in the collegiate section of the Stanford Invitational ... second in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:26.16) and 11th in the 5,000m (15:41.68) at the MWC Outdoor Championships.
2003 | Senior Year
Competed at the Stanford Invitational in the steeplechase (9:12.80) ... competed in the 5,000m and placed fourth in the steeplechase at the MWC Outdoor Championships.