Events: Mile (5:14.82), 3000M (IN: 10:17.78; OUT: 10:28.22), 5,000M (IN: 17:58.67; OUT: 18:00.24)
Lined up in the mile, 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters during the indoor season ... Opened the season by winning the 3k at the Purple Tiger Invitational with a time of 10 minutes, 18.70 seconds ... Also won the 3k at the Bayou Bengal Invitational at the Carl Maddox Field House with a personal-best time of 10:17.78 ... Clocked a lifetime PR of 17:58.67 for seventh place in the 5k at the Commodore Invitational ... Also ran 5:14.82 for 30th place in the mile at the Commodore Invitational ... Placed fifth in the 5,000 meters at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 18:23.91 ... Concentrated on the 5k during the outdoor season ... Opened the campaign with an outdoor PR of 18:00.24 for fourth place at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette ... Won the 5,000 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold with a run of 18:33.06 ... Finished runner-up at the Battle on the Bayou with a time of 18:45.53 ... Added a 12th-place finish at the SEC Relays while crossing the finish line in 18:45.86.
Made her collegiate debut on the track at Miami's Hurricane Twilight, placing fourth overall in the 3,000 meters with a time of 10:28.22 ... Earned back-to-back third-place finishes in the 5,000 meters at the Battle on the Bayou (19:14.67) and LSU Alumni Gold (18:43.74) ... Ran her fastest 5k of the outdoor season at the LSU Invitational, placing sixth overall with a time of 18:41.52 ... Did not compete during the indoor season ... Honored for her academic performance with a first career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season ... Also a member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll recognizing the SEC's top-performing freshmen in the classroom.
PRIOR TO LSU
A standout distance runner during her prep career at St. Thomas More High School … Coached in high school by Kevin Castille … A four-time Class 4A all-state cross country runner during her prep career … Was crowned the Class 4A state cross country champion twice in 2011 and 2012 … Helped lead her team to back-to-back Class 4A state championships in 2013 and 2014 … Also a three-time state champion runner on the track, winning the Class 4A title in the 3,200 meters in 2012 and 2013 and 1,600 meters once in 2013 … Ran personal-best times of 2:18 in the 800 meters, 5:17 in the 1,600 meters, 11:54 in the 3,200 meters and 18:59 in the three-mile race during her prep career.
Full name is Hannah Gabrielle Bourque … Born on July 3, 1997 … Parents are Jed and Monica Bourque … Has three younger brothers, Grant, Noah and John Luke … An honor student at St. Thomas More High School as a Utopian Graduate … Served as secretary on St. Thomas More’s Student Council … Also worked with Campus Ministry while in high school … Majoring in kinesiology.