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Whittni Orton Track and Field Athlete Profile

Whittni Orton

Position: Distance Height: 5-7 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2017 Hometown: Panguitch, UT Last School: Panguitch High School



All-America

  • 2017 USTFCCCA Outdoor Track and Field All-America Honorable Mention

Personal

  • Parents are Beth Brewster and Dale Orton 
  • Has five brothers and sisters 
  • Majoring in Exercise Science 

Before BYU

  • 2016 High School Female Athlete of the Year 
  • Deseret News 2015 1A MVP in girls basketball
  • Deseret News 2014 1A Defensive MVP in girls basketball
  • Three-time state champion in basketball
  • Two-time state champion in volleyball
  • Four-time state champion in track (1600m, 3200m, 800m)
  • Four-time cross country state champion

Stats

Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event Meet
2:09.84 800m 2017 Mt. SAC Relays
4:17.50 1500m 2017 Stanford Invitational
4:41.66  Mile  2017 Iowa State Classic

Career Stats



2017 | Freshman Year

Indoor

  • Finished 6th in the mile at the Iowa State Classic
  • Took 11th in the mile run and 800m run at the MPSF Indoor Championships

Outdoor

  • Came in 20th in the 1500m at the NCAA Championships with a time of 4:21.74
  • Earned 2017 USTFCCCA Outdoor Track and Field All-America Honorable Mention
  • Finished 12th overall in the 1500m at the NCAA West Prelims with a time of 4:21.68
  • Came in 1st in the 1500m run and 2nd in the 800m run at the Trojan Invitational
  • Placed 4th in the 1500m at the Stanford Invitational
  • Finished 12th in the 800m at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • 8th place in the 1500m run at the Payton Jordan Invitational