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Katie Martin Athlete Profile

Katie Martin

Katie Martin
Position: Distance Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2000-2003 Hometown: Fremont, CA


  • Born 1/29/81 in Hayward, California
  • Parents are James and Vivian Martin

Before BYU

  • Cross country team MVP at Irvington High in Fremont
  • Finished second in league, fourth in district and eighth in state in 3,200m
  • Finished first in the 3,200m at the Stanford Invitational
  • Named Irvington High Athlete of the Year
  • Voted cross country athlete of the year by Tri-City Argus
  • Holds high school records in 1,500m, 1,600m, 3,000m, 3,2000m, and 5,000m
  • Lettered in soccer
  • Graduated with a 3.9 GPA

2000 | Freshman Year


  • Did not compete 


  • Ran a 17:57.21 in the 5,000m for a second-place finish at the UTEP Springtime Invitational
  • Finished fifth at Utah Collegiate Championships and seventh at the Mountain West Conference Championships in the 3,000m
  • Finished third in the 3,000m at the USATF Junior Nationals in a time of 10:05.70
  • Competed as a member of the USA Junior Team in the International Meet in Montreal
  • Finished fifth in the 1,500m at a US-Canada Junior meet in Sherbrooke, Canada, with a time of 4:45.18

2001 | Sophomore Year


  • Finished fourth in 3,000m (10:01.90) at Minnesota Classic
  • Finished first in 3,000m (9:59.83) at Tyson Invitational
  • Finished fifth in 5,000m (18:36.42) at MWC Indoor Championships


  • Second in 3000m steeplechase (11:03.80) at Cougar Invitational
  • Finished fifth in 3,000m steeplechase (10:29.79) at Pomona-Pitzer Invitationa
  • Finished fifth in 3,000m steeplechase (10:50.73) at MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Cougar Club Scholar Athlete

2002 | Junior Year


  • Finished sixth in the 3,000m (10:06.71) at the Mountain State Games
  • Ran a season-best 9:56.68 to finish seventh in the 3,000m at the Husker Invitational
  • Placed eighth in the 3,000m at the MWC Indoor Championships


  • Redshirted outdoor season