The College of Idaho’s Hillary Holt has been named Cascade Collegiate Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week.
Holt, a junior from Meridian, hit the USATF “A” Standard to qualify for the U.S. Outdoor National Championships with her upset win at Oregon Twilight.
She defeated a field comprised primarily of professionals, a three-time British National Champion, and an Olympian. Her time was the fastest 1,500-meters ever run by an collegiate athlete in Idaho. It is the fifth fastest time in all college divisions this year and she is the only non-D-I runner in top 28. It’s is also the 14th fastest time ran by a U.S. runner in 2013.