Personal Bests (as of June 2017):
Indoor (Fr.): Notched first place in the mile at Wisconsin SHELL Shocker by a time of 5:09.47 ... Grabbed third place and set a personal record in the mile at the John Tierney Classic by a time of 5:06.23.
Outdoor (Fr.): Claimed first place in the 800-meter race at Marquette Duals by a time of 2:14.42.
Cross Country: Placed in Marquette's top-seven in all six meets the Golden Eagles competed in ... Finished 12th in the 3.1-mile run at UW-Parkside Midwest Open with a time of 19:21.0 ... Finished the NCAA Great Lakes Region 6k at 22:02.1, giving Hanson 91st overall and fifth at Marquette ... Came in 49th/seventh place at the BIG EAST Championships as she finished the 6k in 23:33.3.
Prior to Marquette: Lettered in cross country and track all four years at Dodgeville High School … Led cross country team to two state titles (2011, 2012), three regional championships (2011, 2012, 2014) and four conference crowns … Was a second team All-State selection as a junior … Track team won the state championship in 2015 and Hanson was a first team All-State selection in the 800-meter run … Holds the school record in the 800-meter run (2:13.23) and was a member of two school-record holding relays (4x400 – 4:00.61 and 4x800 – 9:22.67) … Served as cross country and track team captain as a senior.
Personal: Hanson was born in Dodgeville, Wis. and is the daughter of Joe and Ann Hanson … Mother competed in track and cross country at UW-Madison, while father competed in track and cross country at UW-LaCrosse … Has two siblings, Michaela Courtney, who competed in cross country and track at Marquette from 2003-07, and Molly Hanson, who competes on the track and cross country teams at UW-Madison … Plans to study psychology.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships:
Distance medley relay: 5th (11:59.97)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships:
1,500: 12th (4:47.71)
BIG EAST Championships (6k):
2017 - 49th (23:33.3; 7th on MU)