Jill Rencher Athlete Profile

Jill Rencher

Jill Rencher
Position: Distance Height: 5-10 Roster Years: 1997-2001 Hometown: West Linn, OR

Personal

  • Born in Salem, Oregon
  • Parents are Guay and Meadena Rencher
  • Majoring in Business Management

Before BYU

  • Cross country District Champion
  • Placed third at Oregon State cross country meet
  • District Champion and second at state in 1500m and 3000m in track
  • Took fifth at Golden West in 3200m
  • Place fifth at Junior Nationals in 1500m (4:33)
  • Only ran cross country two years in high school, improving from 8sixth at state her junior year to third her senior year


1997 | Redshirt Year

 

CC: Placed fifth at the Stanford Invitational.

1998 | Freshman Year

CC: Ran to a second-place finish at the Fresno Invitational and second-place at the Mountain West Classic.

1999 | Sophomore Year

 

T&F: Sixth in the WAC for the indoor 3000m. . . NCAA provisional qualifier in the outdoor 3000m (9:31.26). . . 3000m champion at the Robison Invitational. . . finished third in the outdoor 3000m at the WAC Championships.

CC: finished fourth for BYU and ninth overall at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 18:16. . . came on strong late in the year to place first at the NCAA District meet in a season-best 17:58.

2000 | Junior Year

 

T&F: Finished third in the indoor 3000m at the Illinois Invitational in 9:57.19. . . finished ninth at the Mountain States Games and eighth at the husker Invitational in the indoor 3000m. . . finished third in the 1500m at the Cal Poly Ivitational in 4:41.68. . . ran the outdoor 3000m in 9:57.75 at the Stanford Invitational. . . finished sixth in the 3000m at the Robison Invitational

CC: red-shirted the seaon.

2001 | Senior Year

 

CC: Finished in 18:05.4 at the Great American Festival to place 3second. . . placed eighth at the Stanford Invitational 4K with a time of 13:19. . . ran a time of 21:52 at the Furman Invitational to finish second. . . named Second Team All-MWC after running a season best 21:42 on the 6K course at the Mountain West Conference Championships to finish 12th.