Lorene Young

Lorene Young

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Klamath Falls, Ore.

High School:
Klamath Falls HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Distance

XC/Track Eligibility:
Finished/Redshirt Senior

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
(2008-2009)
Participated in five cross country competitions ... 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 ... Missed most of the season of track due to an injury ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic First Team honors. (2007-2008) In track competed unattached all season to preserve a redshirt year ... Competed in seven meets ... Set personal bests in the 800-meters;1,500-meters; 3,000-meters; 5,000-meters and 10,000-meters ... Earned a first place finish at the Washington Preview in the 800-meters and a first place finish at the John Knight Invitational in the 10,000-meters ... Ran the second fastest indoor 3,000-meters in school history at the Washington Husky Classic (10:03.01) ... Competed in three cross country events ... Helped the team to a second place finish at the Mike Hodges Invitational ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic second team honors. (2006-2007) In track set new personal bests in the 1,500 meters, 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters .... Had a break through cross country season, improved by over a minute in every race from the year before ... Ran in four cross country events including a team victory at the Charles Bowles Invitational ... Ran at the Pacific-10 cross country Championships ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic second honors in track and field and honorable mention in cross country. (2005-2006) In track, set personal record for 800 meters, 1,500 meters and 5,000 meters.

KLAMATH FALLS HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years in both cross country and track for Coach Rob Coffman ... First Team All-Conference in 2003 ... Team captain for cross country in 2004.

PERSONAL
Majoring in Exercise & Sports Science ... Parents are Dennis and Heidi Young ... Family includes one brother, Byron and one sister Andrea ... Sister, Andrea graduated from OSU with a Masters of Science ... Chose Oregon State because, "I love the campus, it has a great teaching program, it's not too far from home and I have always wanted to run in the Pac-10 and be a part of this amazing team!"

PERSONAL BESTS
800 meters - 2:16.85; 1,500 meters- 4:47.66; 3,000 meters- 9:59.93/10:03.01; 5,000-meters - 17:00.04; 10,000 meters -35:54.05

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