Heather Hanson
Distance
Ht
5'
6"
Class
Junior
Hometown
Anacortes, 
Washington
Last School
Anacortes HS
Roster Years
2019-2022


Personal 

  • Parents are Jonathan and Annette Hanson
  • Has 2 older sisters, 3 older brothers and 3 younger sisters; her older sisters (Maren Fassmann and Lorette Beck) also ran for BYU
  • Undecided major
  • Also recruited by Southern Utah University

Before BYU 

  • 2-time 2A state champion in the 800m 
  • 4X400m state champion team (2018)

Stats

Indoor Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
2:07.59 800m 2021 Husky Classic
4:36.49 Mile 2021 Husky Classic
Outdoor Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
2:07.56 800m 2021 Hayward Premiere
4:53.73 Mile 2021 Husky Classic
4:21.35 1500m 2021 West Coast Relays

Career Stats
Cross Country Profile

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

Indoor

  • Placed third in the 800m with a career-best time of 2:18.64 at the Air Force Indoor Challenge
  • Clocked 4:55.54 in the mile and took 24th overall at the Iowa State Classic
  • Competed in four meets during the 2019 indoor season 

Outdoor

  • Finished seventh in the 1500m with a career-best time of 4:33.04 at the Bryan Clay Invite
  • Placed sixth in the mile at the BYU Robison Invite
  • Competed in three meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Sophmore Year 2020

Indoor

  • Placed seventh in the mile at the BYU Indoor Invitational
  • Clocked 4:53.04 for a career-best time in the mile at the 2020 Husky Classic 
  • Competed in three meets during the 2020 indoor season
Junior Year 2022

 

    Senior Year

    Graduate Year

    Redshirt Year

    Medical Redshirt Year

    Junior 2021

    Indoor

    • Competed in the mile run at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, finishing 10th with a time of 4:48.97 to earn Second Team All-American honors
    • Ran a personal best time of 4:36.49 in the mile at the Husky Classic
    • Competed in five meets during the 2021 indoor season

    Outdoor

    • Competed in the 1500m at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, finishing 36th with a time of 4:30.88
    • Ran a personal best time of 4:21.35 in the 1500m at the West Coast Relays
    • Set a personal best in the 800m at the Hayward Premiere with a time of 2:07.56
    • Competed in seven meets during the 2021 outdoor season