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Lorette Hanson Athlete Profile

Lorette Hanson

Lorette Hanson
Position: Mid Distance Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2005-2006 Hometown: Anacortes, WA


  • Born May 1986 in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Parents are Jon and Annette Hanson

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years at Anacortes High School
  • Won the regional title in the 300mH as a senior and took second twice
  • Named MVP of her track team
  • Set school records in the 4x400 and 300m hurdles
  • Class valedictorian
  • National Merit Commended Scholar


BEST MARKS: 300mH - 45.6, 200m - 27.0, 800m - 2:13.73, 400m - 58.6

2005 | Freshman Year


  • Placed second in the 800m at the BYU Indoor meet with a time of 2:27.96
  • Ran the 800m in 2:22.23 at the Boise Invitational
  • Captured first in the 800m at the Mountain State Games with a time of 2:19.56
  • Ran the 800m in 2:17.06 at the Husky Classic


  • Finished second in the 800m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 2:19.36
  • Competed in the 800m (2:22.95) and 4x400 (3:54.34) at the BYU Outdoor meet
  • Took fifth in the 800m with a time of 2:19.76 at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the 400m at the Weber Twilight with a time of 58.68
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC

2006 | Sophomore Year


  • Placed 14th in the 800m with a time of 2:19.00 at the Lobo Indoor Invitational
  • Competed in the 800m run (2:16.98) at the UW Indoor Invitational
  • Competed in the 800m with a time of 2:16.54 at the Husky Indoor Classic
  • Finished ninth in the 800m run with a time of 2:17.92 at the MWC Indoor Championships 


  • Won second in the 800 meters (2:14.10) at the Cougar Invite
  • Placed second in the 800 (2:14.22) at the BYU Invite
  • Competed in the 800 (2:13.73) at the Robison Invitational
  • Ran with the third place 4x400 relay team (2:14.74) and came in fifth in the 800 meters 92:14.74) at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet