Kortney Schardt
Kortney Schardt
Year: JR/JR
Hometown: Lindenhurst, Ill.
Position: Distance
Last School: Lakes Community HS
Experience: 1L

2018 Outdoor

  • Finished ninth in 5000m at OVC Championships in 18:18.08
  • Ran 5000m season best 17:35.22 at Raleigh Relays and placed 83rd
  • Ran 1500m season and personal best 4:42.93 to take 14th at Yellow Jacket Invitational

2017-18 Indoor

  • Finished sixth in 5000m at OVC Championships in 17:33.74
  • Ran 5000m season and personal best 17:28.92 to win Marshall Chipotle Invitational
  • Ran 3000m season and personal best 10:14.67 and took 11th at Commodore Invitational

2017 Outdoor

  • Finished 11th in 1500m (4:46.48) and 24th in 5000m (19:02.84) at OVC Championships
  • Set 1500m season and personal best 4:45.38 to take eighth at APSU Govs Invitational
  • Ran 5000m season and personal best 17:40.37 to place sixth at Georgia Tech Invitational

2016-17 Indoor

  • Placed 10th in mile at OVC Championships in 5:09.99
  • Set mile season and personal best 5:07.20 to take 17th at Thundering Herd Invitational

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Lakes Community High under coach Keith West ... Six-time high school state qualifier ... 4x800m Relay state champion (2013) ... LCHS school record holder in 1600m, 3200m, 4x800m, 3 Mile and 4K ... Two-time All-State honoree in Cross Country (2014, 2015) ... Named 2015-16 Most Outstanding Female Senior Athlete ...

Personal

Interested in majoring in Nursing ... Former classmate of BU XCTF standout Hannah Wittman ... Favorite athlete is Stephanie Brown ... Father, Bryon, is a professional bowler.

Personal Records

5K (XC): 17:45.1
6K (XC) : 21:18.0
Mile (Indoor): 5:07.20
3000m (Indoor): 10:14.67
1500m (Outdoor): 4:42.93
5000m (Indoor): 17:28.92
5000m (Outdoor): 17:35.22