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Lisa Olander Athlete Profile

Lisa Olander

Lisa Olander
Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2009-2011 Hometown: Yakima, WA Last School: West Valley High School


  • Parents are Scott and Amy Olander
  • Father ran track and cross country at BYU
  • Sister, Erin, played softball at BYU and College of Southern Idaho
  • Sister, Lauren, played basketball at Dixie State
  • Enjoys waterskiing, camping, reading, and cooking
  • Open major

Before BYU

  • Four-year letterwinner in both track and cross country at West Valley HS in Yakima, Wash.
  • Also competed in basketball
  • Earned a 3.95 GPA and was president of the National Honor Society
  • Named a track and cross country captain her senior year
  • Two-time district and regional champion
  • Came in fifth place at state as a freshman, second as a sophomore and third as a junior
  • Member of the 2005 state championship team


  • MWC Academic All-Conference (2010)


2010: Freshman    
Place Event  Time Distance
56 Utah State Open 19:24.8 5K
21 Bob Firman Invitational 19:38.3 5K

 Best Times: 5k - 19:24.8

2009 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted the 2009 cross country season

2010 | Freshman Year

  • Opened the season at the Utah State Open with a 56th-place finish in 19:24.8
  • Came in 21st-place at the Bob Firman Invitational in 19:38.26