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Jaime Cottle Athlete Profile

Jaime Cottle

Jaime Cottle
Position: Distance Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 1999-2002 Hometown: Howell, MI


  • 2002 USTFCA D.M.R (Indoor)
  • 2003 USTFCA Mile (Indoor)
  • 2003 USTFCA 1,500 meters (Outdoor)


  • Born 6/25/80 in Howell, Michigan
  • Parents are James and Linda Philburn
  • Married to Eric Cottle


  • 1999-CC: ran a 19:05 at the Roy Griak invitational.
  • 2000-CC: finished seventh at BYU Triple Crown, covering three-mile course in 18:23. . . ran season-best 18:23 on the 5K course at the Great American Festival. . . third team finisher at Stanford Invitational, finishing ninth overall.
  • 2001-CC: ran a time of 18:45 at the Great Race to finish fourth. . . finished ninth at the Great American Festival with a time of 18:29.3.

Before BYU

  • Played basketball and track
  • All-state in track for three years in the 800m
  • Took second place at the Midwest Meet of Champions
  • Holds five high school records
  • Voted Most Outstanding Athlete of the Year
  • Four year Academic All-State

1999 | Freshman Year


  • Did not compete 


  • Finished first in the 1,500m at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed eighth at the Junior Nationals in the 1,500m
  • Named USATF Junior All-American

2000 | Sophomore Year


  • Ran the second-fastest BYU time of the indoor season in the 800m, posting a 2:10.81 at he Intermountain Championships
  • Ran a 5:05.03 in the indoor mile at the Illinois Invitational


  • Finished second in the 800m at the Cal Poly Invitational with a time of 2:14
  • Finished seventh in the 1,500m at the ASU Invitational with a time of 4:34.63

2001 | Junior Year


  • Finished fourth in 800m (2:15.35) at Minnesota Classic
  • Finished first in the 800m (2:14.39) at MWC Indoor Championships


  • Finished first in 800m (2:13.97) at Cal Poly Invitational
  • Third in 800m (2:11.52) at Cougar Invitational
  • Finished second in 1,500m at Robison Invitational in season-best time of 4:33.42
  • Finish second in the 800m at MWC Outdoor Championships with a season-best time of 2:10.9
  • Cougar Club Scholar Athlete

2002 | Senior Year


  • Won the 400m at the Wildcat Invitational in 59.65
  • Finished first in the 800m at Illinois Women's Invitational with a time of 2:13.16
  • Ran a season-best 2:09.49 to win the 800m at the Husker Invitational
  • Finished third in the 800m (2:13.91) and third in the mile (4:58.20) at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Ran 1,200m leg of DMR on fourth-place team at NCAA Indoor Championship, earning All-American honors


  • Second in the 800m with a time of 2:08.82 at the USC Dual
  • Ran a time of 2:08.49 to finish second in the 800m at the Mesa Classic
  • Won the 1,500m title at the Sun Angel Classic in a season-best 4:18.30
  • Second in the 800m (2:08.05) at the Utah Collegiate Championships
  • Won the 1,500m title at the MWC Outdoor Championships in 4:32.09 and finished second in the 800m (2:08.88)
  • Withdrew from field at NCAA Outdoor Championships due to illness