Minttu Hukka
Minttu  Hukka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Finland

High School:
Kotkan Lyseon Lukio HS

Last College:
Lamar University

Event:
Distance

Experience:
TR

11/11/2016

XC Men and Women Both Take 7th

The men's and women's teams both took seventh place at the 2016 NCAA West Regional Championship Friday at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, Calif.

11/09/2016

West Regional Next Test for Broncos

The Boise State cross country team will compete in the NCAA West Regional Championship this Friday at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, Calif.

10/28/2016

Men's Team, Uchikoshi Victorious

The Boise State men's team won the team title and Yusuke Uchikoshi won the individual crown Friday morning at the Mountain West XC Championships in Kuna, Idaho at Falcon Crest Golf Club

10/26/2016

Broncos Set to Host MW Championships

The Boise State cross country team will host the 2016 Mountain West Cross Country Championships this Friday, Oct. 28 at the Falcon Crest Golf Club in Kuna

10/12/2016

Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invite on Horizon

The Boise State men's and women's cross country teams will face tough competition this Friday at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational

11/11/2016

2016 NCAA West Regional - Cross Country

2016 NCAA West Regional - Cross Country, Nov. 11, 2016. Haggin Oaks Golf Course | Sacramento, Calif.

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...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
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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