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Laurel Hildebrandt Athlete Profile

Laurel Hildebrandt

Laurel Hildebrandt
Position: Distance Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 1996-2000 Hometown: Poolesville, MD


  • Majoring in human biology

Before BYU

  • National scholar athlete at Gaithersburg High
  • Team MVP for three years in cross country and track
  • Team was regional champ for four years
  • Regional two-mile champion in 1995
  • Runner-up at the Maryland state cross country championships as a senior

1996 | Redshirt Year

redshirted in cross country...

1997 | Freshman Year

Academic All-WAC and Cougar Club Scholar-Athlete...tenth at the Fresno Invitational and third at the College of Southern Idaho Invitational...seventh as a freshman in the WAC Indoor 5000m...

1998 | Sophomore Year

seventh in the WAC indoor 5,000 (17:46.11) which was won by her teammate Caisa Monahan...second in the WAC outdoor 10,000 in 37:06.69, which was second to teammate Michelle Lowry...tenth in the WAC outdoor 5000m in 18:01.69... ran in three cross country meets for the Cougars, finishing 11th at the Fresno Invitational, 27th at the Mountain West Classic and 29th at the BYU Autumn Classic...

1999 | Junior Year

second at the Cal-Poly Invitational and at the UTEP Invitational in the outdoor 5000m...ran a personal-best 35:44 (10000m) at the Mt. SAC Invitational...second in the outdoor 10000m at the WAC Championships... season-best 17:54 at the cross country Triple Crown.