Cecily Lemmon Lew Athlete Profile

Cecily Lemmon Lew

Cecily Lemmon Lew
Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2006-2010 Hometown: Vacaville, CA Last School: Vacaville High School


  • 2009 NCAA/WICCA


  • Born in Victorville, Calif.
  • Parents are Joyce and Robert Lemmon
  • Sister, Jessica, also ran for BYU
  • Enjoys eating ice cream and quoting movies
  • Majoring in print journalism
  • Married to Matthew Lew

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in cross country and track at Vacaville High School
  • Four-year MVP in cross country, two-year MVP in track
  • 2002 Northern California Freshman Runner of the Year
  • Team won section title in cross country (2004)
  • Team was in the top-10 at state in cross country in 2002 and 2005
  • Member of an elite running club, the Buffalo Chips Jr. Olympic team, a team that took first at the National Jr. Olympic Championships three times.  The same team also won the USA Cross Country Championships in 2006


BEST TIMES: 5k - 16:23, 1,500m - 4:27, 3,000m - 9:34 , 10k - 33:38.
2010: Senior.
Pl.   Event                           Time
146      Pre Nationals                   22:01.2 
15       MWC Championships               22:32.6 
35       Mountain Region                 21:39.2
2009: Junior.
Pl.    Event                           Time
2     UC Riverside Invit.           16:32.8
1     Wisconsin Adidas Invit.       17:00.3
2     Chile Pepper Invit.           20:32.6
1     MWC Championships             20:47.4
2     NCAA Mountain Regional        20:41.1
10    NCAA Championships            20:12
2008: So.
138   Pre-Nationals Invit.          22:14
12    MWC Championships             22:00
28    NCAA Mountain Regional        21:23
2007: Fr.
13    BYU Autumn Classic            18:24
2     Big Wave Invit.               14:39
37    Bill Dellinger Invit.         21:16
56    Pre-Nationals Invit.          21:19
11    MWC Championships             21:54
12    NCAA Mountain Regional        21:16
65    NCAA Championships            21:16
2006: Redshirt
Ran unattached at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 20:20.

2006 | Redshirt Year

  • Competed unattached at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 20:20.6.

2007 | Freshman Year

  • Placed 13th at the BYU Autumn Classic with a 5K time of 18:24.7
  • Finished in second place at the Big Wave Invitational with a 4k time of 14:39
  • Named MWC Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Big Wave Invitational
  • Competed in the Bill Dellinger Invitational finishing 37th with a 6K time of 21:16
  • Ran at Pre-Nationals finishing the 6k race in 56th place with a time of 21:19.2
  • Finished 11th at the MWC Championships with a 6k time of 21:54
  • Second-team All-MWC for her performance at the MWC Championships
  • Placed 11th at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships, completing the 6k course in 21:16.5
  • Received All-Mountain Region honors for her performance at regionals
  • Placed 65th at the NCAA National Championships with a 6k time of 21:16.8
  • Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

2008 | Sophomore Year

  • Was injured for a majority of the season; ran at pre-nationals with a time of 22:14.8
  • Placed 12th at the MWC championships with a time of 22:00
  • Ran at regionals placing 28th with a time of 21:23.8

2009 | Junior Year

  • Was given All-American status following her 10th-place finish at the NCAA Championships
  • Named as the MWC Women's Athlete of the Year after coming in first place at the MWC Championships
  • Earned All-MWC First Team honors and All-Region honors
  • Came in second place at the NCAA Mountain Regional
  • Finished in second place at the Chile Pepper Invitational with a 6K time of 20:32
  • Earned a first-place finish at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational
  • Achieved a second-place mark at the UC Riverside Invitational with a 5K time of 16:32.

2010 | Senior Year

  • Began the season at Pre Nationals, taking 146th place in 22:01.2
  • Competed at the MWC Championships, taking 15th place in 22:32.6
  • Finished BYU cross country career at the Mountain Region Championships, taking 35th place in 21:39.2.