Emerged as one of the leaders of LSU's women's team during her sophomore season … One of the leading Lady Tigers in all six races in which she ran … Lined up in regional competition for the second-straight season as she ended her season by placing 53rd individually at the NCAA South Central Regional ... Ran 22 minutes, 19.50 seconds for 6k at the regional meet held at the Agri Park XC Course in Fayetteville, Arkansas ... Also ran 23:01.00 on the same 6k course at the SEC Championships where she finished in 98th place ... Opened the season by teaming with Ashley Welborn for a runner-up finish at the McNeese 6k Relays in Lake Charles where they ran 21:21 ... Earned her best individual finish of seventh place at the LSU Invitational while running 18:30.82 on the 5k course at Highland Road Park ... Placed 23rd at the Rice Invitational, 57th at the Texas A&M Invitational and 79th at the Crimson Classic.
Emerged as one of the Lady Tigers top runners … Competed in her first race as a Lady Tiger at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Festival clocking 20 minutes, 25.7 seconds for third place … Finished seventh at the LSU Invitational with a time of 18:56.37 … Placed 139th with a time of 18:40.32 at Arkansas' Chile Pepper Festival … Clocked 19:17.28 at the Crimson Classic for 152nd place … Was the second Lady Tiger to cross the finish line at the SEC Championships with a time of 23:02.3 for 118th place … Finished her freshman campaign as one of the two runners to compete at the NCAA South Central Regional where she finished 108th out of 162 runners while clocking 23:01.3.
PRIOR TO LSU
Solid runner from Youngsville, Louisiana, who competed for St. Thomas More's cross country and track team … Helped lead her high school to Louisiana Class 4A Cross Country State Championship titles in 2013 and 2014 … Named the Cross Country State Champion in 2011 and 2012 … In 2012 and 2013 won the State Championship in the 3,200 meters in track and field and named the 1600-meter state champion in 2013 … Earned Class 4A All-State honors for four consecutive years … Set a personal-best time of 5:17 in the 1600-meter race, 11:54 in the 3,200-meter race and 18:59 in the cross country three-mile course.
Full name is Hannah Gabrielle Bourque … Born July 7, 1997 … Parents are Jed and Monica Bourqe … Has three younger brothers, Grant, Noah and John Luke … Utopian Graduate at Saint Thomas More High School … Voted Student Council Secretary during her prep career … Chose to attend LSU because “the pride everyone has for LSU and the sports teams” … Majoring in kinesiology.