HONORS: First-Team All-Mountain West Indoor: Mile (2017); Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2016 XC, 2017 T&F); Academic All-Mountain West (2016 XC, 2017 T&F).
INDOOR RECORDS: Ranks first all-time in USU history in the 3,000m (9:38.11) and seventh in the mile (4:52.88).
OUTDOOR RECORDS: Ranks first all-time in USU history in the 3,000m steeplechase (10:12.52).
Cross Country (2017): Placed 112th at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships with a time of 20:48.60… Finished 41st at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships with a time of 21:11.0… Placed 38th at the Mountain West Championships with a mark of 22:11.15… Competed in four other races during the year, with her best finish coming at both the Utah State-hosted Sagebrush Invitational and the BYU Autumn Classic, where she finished fourth with times of 18:07.356 and 16:55.2, respectively… Was among USU’s top-three finishers three times during the season.
Cross Country (2016): Finished 51st with a time of 21:35.30 at the NCAA Mountain Regionals… Placed 36th with a time of 21:43.30 at the Mountain West Championships… Competed in six meets during the season with her best finish coming at the Utah State-hosted Sagebrush Invitational, where she placed 17th with a time of 18:25.17… Was a top-five Aggie finisher in every meet she competed in… Earned academic all-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete honors.
Indoor: Earned first-team all-Mountain West accolades after placing third in the mile with a personal-best time of 4:52.88, which ranks seventh all-time in school history, at the Indoor Championships… Placed first in the prelims of the mile (4:54.80) at the Indoor Championships… Set school-record time of 9:38.11 in the 3,000m at the Washington Invitational.
Outdoor: Placed 13th in the quarterfinals of the 3,000m steeplechase (10:24.78) at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships… Finished eighth in the steeplechase (10:57.59) at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships… Set school-record time of 10:12.52 in the steeplechase at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays, where she placed 12th in the event… Ran personal-best time of 4:31.38 in the 1,500m at the Stanford-hosted Cardinal Classic… Earned academic all-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete honors.
Cross Country (2013): Placed 82nd at the Mountain West Championships... Finished ninth at the Aggie Inviational.
Indoor: Placed ninth in the mile (5:18.48) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships... Also finished sixth in the distance medley relay (12:31.18) at the Mountain West Championships.
Outdoor: Finished sixth in the 3,000m steeplechase (11:30.93) at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships... Placed 10th in the 1,500m (4:38.97) at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 12-time letterwinner in cross cuntry, track & field, volleyball and basketball... District champion in 2011 and 2012... Named to all-state team in 2011 and 2012... Led team to state championship in 2011 and 2012.
PERSONAL: Full name is Cierra Ann Simmons... One of seven children of Larry and Kristen Simmons... Majoring in nutrition science.
PERSONAL BESTS INCLUDE:
|NCAA Outdoor West Prelims|
|NCAA XC Mountain Regionals|
|NCAA Indoor Championships|
|MW XC Championships|
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