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Tia Babbel Athlete Profile

Tia Babbel

Tia Babbel
Position: Distance Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2001 | 2003 Hometown: Grand Junction, CO Last School: Fruita Monument High School


  • Born 01/21/82 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado
  • Parents are Dan and Kimberly Babbel


  • 2000-CC: redshirted season.
  • 2001-T&F: redshirted season.
  • 2001-CC: placed fourth at the Stanford Invitational, covering the 6K course in 21:50

Before BYU

  • Lettered twice in cross country and four times in track at Fruita Monument HS in Fruita, Colorado
  • Set school records in the 800m, 1,600m, 3,200m and ran on the 4x800m relay team that set a school record
  • Also set a school record in the cross country 5,000m
  • Regional champion in both the 3,200m and in cross country in 1999
  • Placed second in the 3,200m at state as a freshman, third as a sophomore and fourth her junior and senior years
  • Placed sixth in the 1,600m as a senior

2001 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted track and field season