Born January 1981 in Paradise, California ... parents are Brad and Teri Ogden ... served a mission in the Venezuela Caracas Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Attended Pleasant Valley High School ... named to cross country all-league team in high school.
Attended Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho for two years ... named an Academic All-American four-times (two in track, two in cross country) at Ricks ... won the Betty Hatch Award for Overall Women's Athlete at Ricks ... was the NJCAA Region 18 runner-up in cross country and champion in the 5,000m ... won the NJCAA individual national championship while leading Ricks College to the team title in 2000 ... three-time All-American at Ricks College.
2001 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted the season.
2002 | Junior Year
Finished 12th at the Autumn Classic in 22:19.6 ... finished third at the Great American Festival B Team race with a time of 19:24.2 ... won the Arizona State Invitational (5K) with a time of 17:37 ... won the Pre-Nationals Open Race (6K) with a time of 21:13.4.
2005 | Senior Year
Placed 12th at the BYU Alumni Invitational with a time of 19:13.9 ... had a time of 22:09.8 and a 10th place finish in the Pre-National Open race ... placed 15th at the MWC Championships with a time of 21:50.8 ... finished the season with a time of 21:47.6 at the NCAA National Championship.