Hayley Oveson

Hayley Oveson

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
La Grande, Ore.

High School:
La Grande HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Distance

XC/Track Eligibility:
Redshirt Senior/Redshirt Junior

Two time Pac-10 All-Academic Selection in Cross Country (2008-Second Team; 2007-First Team)
Earned Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team Honors in Track (2009)
Earned Pac-10 All-Academic First Team Honors in Track (2011)

OREGON STATE CROSS COUNTRY:

2010: Did not compete during the cross country season.

2009: Redshirted the cross country season.

2008: Participated in five cross country events ... Earned a fourth place finish while helping the team in tie No. 1 Oregon at the Oregon Open ... Helped the team to a second place finish at the Auburn Invitational and a third place finish at the Sundodger Invitational ... Participated in the Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional championships ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic second team honors.

2007: Competed in five cross country events ... Earned the fourth best indoor 3,000-meter time at the Washington Husky Classic (10:06.31) ran at the Pacific-10 cross country championships and NCAA West Regional ... Helped the team to a second place finish at the Mikes Hodges Invitational ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic first team honors.

2006: Competed in five cross country events including two team victories (Charles Bowles; Cal Poly) ... Earned a 12th place finish at the Charles Bowles Invitational ... Ran at the Pacific-10 cross country Championships and NCAA West Regional.

OREGON STATE INDOOR TRACK:

2011: Competed at the University of Washington Last Chance Qualifier finishing third in the mile with a time of 4:58.65.

OREGON STATE OUTDOOR TRACK:

2011: Advanced to the NCAA West Regional in the 5,000 meters ... Competed in the 5,000 meters three times with her best time coming at the Stanford Invitational (3/25) finishing in 16:34.01 ... Best finish was at the Pac-10 Championships (5/14) placing fifth ... Finished in 12th with a time of 16:37.97 at the NCAA West Regional (5/28) ... Competed once in the 1,500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays finishing 12th with a time of 4:35.55 ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic First Team Honors.

2010: Redshirted the track season.

2009: In track, won the 2-mile run at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival in 10:47.14 ... Finished ninth out of 23 at the Oregon Twilight in the 5,000 meters ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic second team honors.

2008: In track competed in six meets in three separate events (1,500; 3,000 and 5,000-meters) earning a personal best in each event.

2007: In track set personal bests in 1,500 meters and 5,000 meters ... Earned a second place finish at the Stanford Invitational ... In track ran at Pacific-10 Championships.


LA GRANDE HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years in cross country and two years in track under Coach Duane Smiley ... Class 1A state track champion and record holder for 1,500 meters and 3,000 meters, 10:24 ... Personal best 5k cross country, 18:18 ... All-Bowerman team ... Competed two years in Border Clash, finished sixth her junior year and 14th her sophomore year ... Also competed in basketball ... Valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Industrial Engineering ... Parents are Jeff and Nancy Oveson ... Family includes brother Nathaniel ... Both parents graduated from OSU ... Father, Jeff, competed in track for OSU, is No. 4 on all-time top 10 list for 400 meter intermediate hurdles and was a Pac-8 champion ... Chose Oregon State because of the great staff, girls and atmosphere.

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