Minttu Hukka
Minttu  Hukka

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Finland

High School:
Kotkan Lyseon Lukio HS

Last College:
Lamar University

Event:
Distance

Major:
Kinesiology

06/06/2017

Bronco Trio Heads to Eugene

Sadi Henderson, Clare O'Brien and Allie Ostrander will represent the Blue and Orange this week in Eugene, Ore., at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

05/26/2017

Ostrander and Henderson Both Qualify

Allie Ostrander (3,000m steeplechase) and Sadi Henderson (800m) both put forth outstanding efforts on Friday night to easily qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

05/13/2017

Bronco Men Take Fifth at Conference

Sadi Henderson (women's 800m) and Bryce Kirby (men's 100m) both won conference titles and the men's team led the way with a strong fifth-place team performance on the final day of the league championships

05/11/2017

Ostrander Wins MW 10,000m Title

Allie Ostrander earned the victory in the 10,000m on Thursday night at the conference championships

05/10/2017

MW Outdoor Championships Next Up

The Broncos will compete in the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week (May 10-13) in Logan, Utah

05/12/2017

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships (May 10-13)

04/28/2017

Border Clash (April 28-29)

Border Clash (April 28-29)

06/09/2016

NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships

NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships - Day Two

05/13/2016

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships

02/27/2016

Mountain West Indoor Track and field Championships

Mountain West Indoor Track and field Championships - Feb. 25-27 - Albuquerque Convention Center

2016 Outdoor Track and Field Honorable Mention All-American - 3,000m Steeplechase
2016 Outdoor Track and Field All-MW - 3,000m Steeplechase
2016 Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Champion - 5,000m
2016 Indoor Track and Field All-MW - 3,000m
2015 Cross Country All-West Region


2016-17: CROSS COUNTRY - 
Competed in three meets over the course of the season…opened the year at the Roy Griak Invitational and turned in a solid performance taking 37th (22:35.1) place…was 17th at the Mountain West Championships after finishing the 6-kilometer course in 21:12.5…clocked a 21:11.6 and finished in 74th at the NCAA West Regional Championships.

2015-16: CROSS COUNTRY - 
Peaked at the end of the year and performed well at the final two meets…took fifth at the NCAA West Regional with a time of 20:42.2, earning All-West Region honors in the process…51st at the NCAA Championships, running a 20:32.5 on the 6k course to be the Broncos’ No. 3 finisher on the day…was huge at the Roy Griak Invitational in helping the women’s team, finishing in sixth place thanks to a 21:34.0 6k…second place at the Dual in Speedway Meadow (20:58.3)…also performed well at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, taking 45th place with a 20:28.6...INDOOR - Turned in a great indoor season, ran in both the 3,000m and the 5,000m…won the 5,000m at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 16:57.89…was an All-MW honoree in the 3,000m after finishing in third place (9:38.27)…took fifth in the 5,000m at the UW Invitational with a time of 16:09.36, good for fifth place and was just shy of cracking the school record top-three performance list...OUTDOOR – Named an Honorable Mention All-American after taking 20th in the 3,000m steeplechase thanks to a time of 10:36.67 at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships…enjoyed her fastest time of the season at the NCAA West Preliminaries (10:13.48), becoming the second-fastest Bronco in school history and qualifying to nationals in the process…took second in the steeplechase at the conference championships, running a 10:14.06 to secure All-Mountain West honors…clocked a 4:28.76 in the 1,500m at the Stanford Twilight…also competed at the Stanford Invitational and Payton Jordan Invitational.


LAMAR: 
Minttu Hukka transfers from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas where she won the 2014 Southland Cross Country Conference Championships. On the track side, Hukka won the indoor mile conference title in 4:51.69, and helped the DMR squad to a first-place finish as well.

CAREER BESTS
Cross Country
6k - 20:28.6

Indoor
Mile - 4:51.69

3,000m - 9:27.12
5,000m - 16:09.36

Outdoor

1,500m - 4:28.67
3,000m steeplechase - 9:56
5,000m - 16:42.03

 


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