Hannah Wittman
Hannah Wittman
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lindenhurst, Ill.
Last School: Lakes Community HS
Experience: 3L

2015: Earned All-Region honors ... NCAA Cross Country Championship qualifier becoming only the third in program history to do so ... Finished fourth at NCAA South Regional with at time of 20:17.72, setting a new Belmont record ... OVC Female Athlete of the Year ... All-OVC First Team ... Recorded four top-15 finishes ... Top Belmont harrier in all but one meet ... Competed in four fall meets ... Won the Belmont Opener with a time of 17:23.6 ... Placed 13th in the Commodore Classsic ... Ran a season-best time of 17:12.72 at the highly competiteve Greater Lousiville Classic where she recorded a 10th-place finish ... At the OVC Championship finished second overall with a time of 17:15.6.

2014: All-OVC First Team ... Competed in six fall meets ... Was top Belmont finisher in all six meets she raced in ... Placed ninth (18:02.99) at Belmont Opener in field of more than 100 runners ... At Commodore Classic finised 12th (17:27.28) in field of nearly 300 ... Took second overall at the Cowboy Jamboree, helping BU finish second ... Finished seventh (18:06.91) in field of over 350 at Greater Louisville Classic ... Placed second overall at OVC Championship with a season-best time of 17:06.81 ... At NCAA South Regional broke Belmont 6K record, placing 15th with a time of 20:18.40 to finish 15th overall ... Named to OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Indoor 2014: Awarded ‘Female Indoor Athlete of the Year’ by the OVC ... Crowned Conference Champion in the 3,000m and runner-up in the women’s 5,000m during indoor season... Runner-up in the 10,000m at outdoor OVC Championship ... Named All-Conference in the 5,000m ... Nominee for Female Athlete of the Year at Bruins' Choice Awards.

2013: Participated in all six fall meets ... Five top 30 finishes ... Finished third at OVC Championship 5K ... Placed 19th at Belmont Opener 5K ... 22nd at Vanderbilt Invitational in season-best 5K time of 17:48.14 ... Top Belmont runner at four of six races ... First Team All-Conference OVC Championship Race ... 49th at NCAA South Regional race ... OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012: Second Team All-OVC ... OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Participated in five fall meets ... Three Top 20 finishes ... 9th at Blue Ridge Open 5K ... 14th at OVC Championships in personal record 5K time of 18:02.46 ... 18th at Belmont Opener 4K ... 52nd at Vanderbilt Invitational 6K in 22:45.

Prior to Belmont: Prepped four years at Lakes Community HS ... Earned All-State honors in cross country ... Member of the State Champion 4x800 meter relay ... Served as team captain for the cross country and track teams.

Personal: Majoring in Pre-Physical Therapy ... Favorite TV shows are The Office and How I Met Your Mother ... Hobbies include fishing, biking, and listening to music ... Favorite vacation spot is Colorado ... Has one sister, Alyssa ... Daughter of Anthony and Bonnie Wittman ... Born December 21, 1993 in Evanston, Illinois.

Personal Records
XC 5K: 17:06
XC 6K: 20:17.7*
Mile (indoor): 4:53*
800m: 2:14
1500m (outdoor): 4:26.65*^
3K (indoor): 9:5
5K (outdoor): 16:53
10K (outdoor): 35:04^
*Belmont record
^Ohio Valley Conference record