Minttu Hukka
Minttu  Hukka

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Finland

High School:
Kotkan Lyseon Lukio HS

Last College:
Lamar University

Event:
Distance

Major:
Kinesiology

05/23/2018

Broncos Set for NCAA West Preliminaries

Boise State will begin competition at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships tomorrow, which will take place in Sacramento, Calif., from May 24-26

05/17/2018

Broncos Qualify 14 to West Preliminaries

Boise State will send two men and a program record 12 women to the 2018 NCAA West Preliminary Championships in Sacramento, Calif.

05/12/2018

Broncos Claim 3 Titles on Final Day

Alexis Fuller (1,500m), Bryce Kirby (100m) and Allie Ostrander (5,000m) won event titles on the final day of the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships

05/11/2018

Uchikoshi Goes Back-To-Back in Steeplechase

Yusuke Uchikoshi claimed his second-straight 3,000m steeplechase title at the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday night

05/09/2018

Boise State Set for MW Championships

The Broncos will travel to Clovis, Calif., and compete in the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships (May 9-12) this week

05/11/2018

MW Outdoor Track and Field Championships

MW Outdoor Track and Field Championships (5-11-2018)

04/27/2018

Border Clash (April 27-28)

Border Clash (April 27-28) | Boise, Idaho

04/19/2018

Track and Field - Bryan Clay Invitational

Track and Field - Bryan Clay Invitational (Azusa Pacific)

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)

2017 Cross Country All-West Region
2017 Cross Country All-Mountain West- Second Team
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

2017-18: CROSS COUNTRY- A scorer for Boise State in all five meets she appeared in . . . Was the No. 5 scorer at the NCAA Championships, running 20:42.8 for 6k (Nov. 18) . . . Earned All-West Region honors by placing 17th at the West Region Championships (Nov. 10) . . . Was one spot shy of First-team All-MW honors, eighth-place finish at the Mountain West Championships was still good for Second-team honors (Oct. 27) . . . Boise State’s No. 2 runner at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational (Oct. 13) . . . Opened the season with a 16th-place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic (Sept. 30) . . . INDOOR- Competed in both the 3000m and 5000m at the Mountain West Championships, with her best showing coming in the 5000m in sixth (Feb. 22-24) . . . Ran a personal best in 9:37.89 in the 3,000m race at the Husky Classic (Feb. 9-10) . . . Opened the season with a 19th-place finish in the 3,000m in 9:4.93 at the UW Invitational (Jan. 26-27)

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...INDOOR – Did not compete…OUTDOOR – Competed in two meets over the course of the outdoor season…ran a 4:48.64 in the 1,500m at the Bryan Clay Invitational…took part in two races at the conference championships, taking 13th in the 10,000m (37:52.56) and 21st in the 5,000m (18:06.84).

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
5k- 16:57.64
6k - 20:02.6

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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