Redshirt sophomore Allie Ostrander became the first Boise State cross country and track and field athlete to be named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America First Team on Thursday, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced
Photo gallery for the 2015 Mountain West Cross Country Championships at Reno, Nev., Oct. 30 - all photos by NCAA Photos.
2017 Honda Sports Award Finalist- Cross Country 2017 NCAA Elite 90 Award Winner- Cross Country 2017 Cross Country All-American 2017 Cross Country All-Region 2017 Cross Country All-Mountain West First Team 2017 NCAA 3,000m Steeplechase National Champion 2017 NCAA 5,000m First-Team All-American 2017 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Champion - 10,000m 2017 All-Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field - 5,000m 2017 Mountain West Women's Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year 2016 USATF Olympic Team Trials 5,000m - 8th Place 2016 Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Champion - Distance Medley Relay 2015 Honda Sports Award Finalist- Cross Country 2015 NCAA Cross Country National Runner-Up 2015 NCAA Cross Country All-American 2015 NCAA West Region Champion 2015 Mountain West Cross Country Champion 2015 Mountain West Cross Country Athlete of the Year 2015 Mountain West Cross Country Freshman of the Year
2017-18: CROSS COUNTRY- Made a successful return to cross country after missing the 2016 season with an injury . . . Won the NCAA Elite 90 Award as the best scholar-athlete at an NCAA Championship . . . Never finished outside of the top 10 for the second season . . . Earned All-American honors with a fourth-place showing at the NCAA Championships in 19:31.2 (Nov. 18) . . . Finished in second at the West Region Championships for All-Region honors . . . Finished fourth at the Mountain West Championships (Oct. 27) . . . Ran 20:00.2 at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational to finish ninth (Oct. 13) . . . Opened the season with a victory at the Greater Louisville Classic in 16:28.15 (Sept. 30)
2016-17: CROSS COUNTRY - Redshirted...INDOOR – Redshirted…OUTDOOR – Put together one of the most unique, but yet wildly successful seasons for a Boise State track athlete in school history…crowning achievement was winning the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field 3,000m steeplechase title with a career-best time of 9:41.31…the time was the second-fastest in school history, coming in just the fourth steeplechase race of her career…the NCAA title was followed up with a fourth-place performance in the 5k thanks to a 15:46.18, just 75 minutes after the conclusion of the steeplechase…accounted for 15 points by herself to give Boise State a tie for 13th place in the team standings at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships…the 15 points is tied for the most from a single Bronco at an outdoor championship in school history…was named the Mountain West Women's Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year...in total, Ostrander competed in the 1,500m, 3,000m steeplechase, 5,000m and 10,000m over the course of the outdoor season, and made an indelible mark in each event at season’s end…kicked off the season at the Stanford Invitational and logged a 9:55.61 to win the race in what was her first steeplechase…next moved to the 1,500m at the Mt. SAC Relays and clocked a 4:18.19 to become the third fastest in school history in the event…posted a 16:09.27 to win the 5k at home in the Border Clash, solidifying her qualifying spot at NCAA West Preliminaries in the event…won the 10,000m at the conference championships courtesy of a 35:51.20 and took second in the 5,000m (16:20.45), picking up 18 points for Boise State in the process…took care of business at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships, easily qualifying ahead to nationals in both the steeplechase (10:00.02) and 5,000m (16:25.76)…put the cherry on top of a stellar outdoor season by winning the 90th Mount Marathon Race (a grueling three-mile mountain race) in Seward, Alaska with a time 49:18 – good for the second-fastest time in the event’s history.
2015-16: CROSS COUNTRY - The National Runner-Up at the NCAA Championships, Ostrander had arguably one of the most successful seasons for a women’s freshman in Division I Cross Country history…ran a 19:33.6 on the 6k course at nationals to earn All-America honors, finishing second only to Notre Dame’s Molly Seidel…won the NCAA West Region Championship after running a 20:10.9, 22 seconds clear of the second-place competitor…named the West Region Women’s Athlete of the Year shortly after…victorious at the Mountain West Championships, recording a 21:49.97 on her way to becoming just the second freshman in MW history to win the individual title of the women’s side, joining BYU’s Kassi Andersen (2002)…earned huge victory during the regular season, capturing the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a 6-kilometer course record time of 19:19.5 (breaking the previous record by 12 seconds, held by seven-time national champion Abbey D’Agostino)…she joined Cal Poly’s Laura Hollander (2012) as just the second freshman in meet history to win the prestigious event… her first national-caliber meet of the year at the Roy Griak Invitational saw her take second (21:09.4), and the team claimed the title with 37 points – the fifth-lowest team score in Roy Griak Invitational history…opened the year at the Dual in Speedway Meadow and won her first collegiate title with a 21:00.4 6k time…competing for Team USA, she won the 2015 Junior World Mountain Running Championships (19:44 – 4.7-kilometer course), becoming just the second junior in United States’ history to win the individual title…was named the USTFCCCA Division I Women’s National Athlete of the Week after her victory at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, making her the second Bronco in school history to earn the honor…also earned the Mountain West Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week honor three times over the course of the season, making her the first athlete in conference history to accomplish the feat...INDOOR – Continued her wild success from cross country, competed in four meets in her debut indoor season…USTFCCCA West Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year…was named the Mountain West Indoor Women’s Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year…received MW weekly recognition twice; Feb. 2 and Feb. 16…started the year at the UW Invitational where she ran in the 5,000m and clocked a 15:21.85 for second place – good for the new school and Mountain West records…she duplicated the feat two weeks later at the Husky Classic in the 3,000m, running an 8:54.27 to shatter the previous school and conference records…competed in one event at the conference championships, running the 1,600m leg on the DMR team to help the squad win the event and run the fastest time in school history (11:16.41)…also competed in the 5,000m at the national championships, but was unable to finish the race and was forced to step off...OUTDOOR - Did not compete.
PREP: After winning the Nike Cross National Championship last fall with a time of 17:19, Allie Ostrander enters her Boise State career as one of the most sought after prep stars in the nation. The Kenai, Alaska native earned 10 state titles over a four-year span while competing for Kenai Central. She won 36 of the 40 races she competed in during her senior year at Kenai Central High School in track and field. Ostrander's time of 9:58.74 in the 3,200m is currently the No. 2 high school time in the country.
CAREER BESTS Cross Country 5k- 16:28.15 6k - 19:16.5