Katie Hansen
Katie Hansen
Birth Date: 12/10/1982
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lake Forest, Calif.
High School: El Toro
College: 3L

AS A SENIOR IN 2004-2005: Cross-Country: Raced in seven competitions during the season... ran best 5k time of the season at the Willamette Invitational with a time of 18:48... best finish was a 13th-place showing at the Bronco Invitational... was the top Broncos finisher at the Cal Poly Invitational placing 22nd with a time of 19:02... placed 12th in the West Coast Conference Championships with a time of 19:04 to earn All-WCC Honorable Mention recognition... also led the Broncos at the NCAA West Regional with a time of 23:20 placing 117th... earned All-Academic West Coast Conference honors for the second straight year. Track: Competed in two meets on the season, capturing second-place honors in each of her races ... took a second-place finish in the 3,000-meters with a time of 10:32 at the Chico Twilight Open ... clocked a 3,000-meter time of 10:58 at the Johnny Mathis Invitational to finish second.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2003: A first-team all-WCC honoree after finishing 10th at the league championships ... posted a time of 18:44 on the 5,000-meter Crystal Springs course at the WCC championships ... ran 19:52.0 at the Bronco Invitational on the same course ... finished third at the Santa Clara Invitational in a time of 18:17.7 ... earned WCC All-Academic Team honors.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2002: One of only two Broncos to compete in all eight meets on the season ... finished 17th at the West Coast Conference championships with a 5,000-meter time of 19:28 ... registered a season-best time of 18:54.13 at the Willamette Invitational ... dropped 1:46 off her 5,000-meter time during the course of the season and earned the team's Most Improved Award ... competed in the NCAA West Regional and posted a 6,000-meter time of 24:26 ... finished 21st at the Bronco Invitational with a time of 19:14.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2001: Registered a time of 19:49 at the West Coast Conference championships for 13th place ... an honorable mention all-WCC selection.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2001 graduate of El Toro High School in Lake Forest, California... participated in basketball, track and cross country while in high school... was the team captain and earned MVP honors in track... was the league champion in the 800 meters... earned Girl's Athlete of the Year honors at El Toro... personal best in cross country was 19:11, in the 400 meters was 59.2 seconds, and in the 800 meters was 2:18.5... member of the National Honor Society and California Scholastic Federation... performed in the Soundsation Show Choir.

PERSONAL: Born December 10, 1982 in Ventura, California... parents are Jim and Joan Hansen... has two sisters named Colleen and Laura, and a twin brother named Kevin... interests include singing... major is communications... has a possible interest in a career in political science.