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Jenna Lowder Athlete Profile

Jenna Lowder

Jenna Lowder
Position: Mid Distance Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Kenwood, CA


  • Born in Sandy, Utah
  • Parents are Bradley and Sally Lowder
  • Loves frozen yogurt and enjoys wakeboarding, water skiing, playing soccer, sledding, biking and spending time with friends and family
  • Member of Cougar Council
  • Majoring in advertising

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track and three years in soccer
  • Named Regional Track Athlete of the Year
  • Selected for the first-team all-region four years in a row
  • Anchored record setting 4x400-meter relay team
  • Holds six school records in the 100, 200, 300 hurdles, 4x100, 4x400
  • Track team MVP all four years
  • Qualified for state championships three years in a row
  • Named team MVP in soccer her junior and senior seasons
  • Made the honor roll four years in a row
  • Elected student body president


Personal Best: 100 meters- 12.14; 200 meters- 25.08; 400 meters- 56.73; 800 meters- 2:10

2007 | Freshman Year


  • Placed sixth in the 800 meters at the Hampton Inn Classic at Boise State University
  • Ran her best time of the indoor season in the 800 meters (2:14.69) at the University of Washington Invitational
  • Competed in the 800 meters at the MWC Indoor Championships


  • Took sixth in the 800 meters at the Monterey, Mexico meet
  • Finished third in a season-best 56.81 in the 400m dash at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University
  • Placed fourth with a season-best time of 2:10.73 in the 800 meters and ran on the second place 4x400 relay team at the Robison Invitational
  • Came in third in the 800 meters at the Weber Twilight meet
  • Ran on the 4x400 team at regions at Eugene, Ore.

2008 | Sophomore Year


  • Began the season with a sixth place finish in the 800m (2:16.47) at the Big 12 vs Mountain West Conference Challenge
  • Competed in the 800m (2:14.06) and 4x400 relay (3:54.10) at the UW Indoor Invitational
  • Ran in the 400m (1:01.28) at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational


  • Did not compete

2009 | Junior Year


  • Started indoor season with a ninth place finish in the 800m (2:17.72) at the UNM Cherry Silver Invitational
  • Ran indoor-best 800m time (2:16.43) while competing at the Mountain State Games


  • Started outdoor season with season-best 800m time (2:12.79) at the Baldy Castillo Classic
  • Placed fourth at the Cougar Invitational in the 800m (2:16.79)
  • Finished season at the BYU Invitational Tri-Meet, placing eighth in the 800m with a time of 2:14.88

2010 | Senior Year


  • Began season at the BYU Indoor Invitational, placing seventh in the 400m (1:01.78)
  • Ran a season best 400m (59.02) at the Bengal Shootout, placing fifth
  • Finished fourth in the 800m (2:15.28) at the Bronco Invitational


  • Started outdoor season at the Spring Break Classic with a seventh place 800m finish (2:15.54)
  • Placed sixth in the 800m (2:16.99) at the BYU Cougar Invitational