Lorene Young

Lorene Young

Player Profile

RS Senior

Klamath Falls, Ore.

High School:
Klamath Falls HS



XC/Track Eligibility:
Finished/Redshirt Senior

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.

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.

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!"

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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