Stephanie Bills Athlete Profile

Stephanie Bills

Stephanie Bills
Position: Distance Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School

Personal

  • Born in Orem, Utah
  • Parents are Kib and Lisa Jensen
  • Enjoys swimming, running, hanging out, card games, tennis, being with her family and is recently into photography
  • Majoring in nursing

Before BYU

  • Competed in both cross country and track at Timpview High School and lettered all four years in both
  • Captain of the track team her senior year, MVP junior year and senior year placed third in the two mile at state with a time of 11:21 and fifth in the mile with a 5:13 Captain of the cross country team senior year, MVP junior and senior year
  • On the school swim team, cheer squad and was student body secretary
  • Graduated with high honors

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 1500m- 5:07.13; 1500m steeple- 5:34.86; Mile- 5:17.77; 
                3000m- 10:28.09; 3000m steeple- 11:10.96; 5000m- 17:05.86


2009 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted indoor/outdoor seasons

2010 | Freshman Year

Indoor

  • Started BYU career at the Bronco Invitational, taking eighth in the 3000m (10:32.14) and ninth in the mile (5:17.77)
  • Competed at the Mountain States Games, placing fourth in the 3000m (10:51.96) and 12th in the mile (5:39.73)

Outdoor

  • Placed fifth in the 1500m steeplechase (5:34.86) at the BYU Cougar Invitational

2011 | Sophomore Year

Indoor

  • Opened the season with a 13th place finish in the 3000m at the Snake River Open in 10:28.09
  • Placed sixth at the UW Invitational in the 5000m (17:29.23)
  • Won the 5000m at the New Balance Invitational in 17:05.86

Outdoor

  • Competed at the Trojan Tri-Meet and placed first in the 3000m steeplechase (11:10.96) and third in the 3000m (10:28.10)
  • Won the 3000m steeplechase at the Robison Invitational (11:28.86) and the BYU Twilight Meet (11:51.14)

2012 | Junior Year

Indoor

  • Opened the season with a 13th place finish in the 5000m at the New Balance Invitational in 17:21.31
  • Finished 20th in the 5000m in 17:56.68 at the MPSF Indoor Championships 

Outdoor

  • Competed in the Stanford Invitational 5,000m with a time of 17:57.09