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Ruth Hilton
Ruth Hilton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. George, Utah

High School:
Pine View

Position:
Distance

06/26/2013

Utah State Has 112 Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-WAC Honors This Spring

Of its 57 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 23 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 15 from men's outdoor track, six from softball, five from both men's tennis and women's tennis, and three from the men's golf team.

05/11/2013

Killpack Wins Men's 800m, Newman Named Women's Freshman of the Year on Final Day of 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships

Aggie men finish in second-place, as the women ended the meet in seventh-place.

05/10/2013

Orr Wins High Jump Title to Lead USU on Day Three of 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships

Aggie men are in third place, while the women sit in fifth place.

04/26/2013

USU Track And Field Collects Three Event Titles On Day One Of California's Brutus Hamilton Invitational

Hawkins and Taylor capture event titles for Utah State women, Hall for Aggie men.

04/23/2013

Utah State Recognizes 189 Student-Athletes At Annual Whitesides Luncheon

In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.

04/19/2013

Utah State Track & Field - Mark Faldmo Invitaional

Utah State Track & Field - Mark Faldmo Invitaional

*Academic All-WAC (2009, 2010, 2011)*

2013 (Sr.): Competed in the mile and 3,000m races.
2012 (XC): Placed 26th at the WAC Cross Country Championships and 78th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships.
2012 (RS): Redshirted due to injury.
2011 (Jr.): Named first-team all-WAC after finishing second in both the 3,000m and 5,000m at the WAC Indoor Championships and again after winning the 3,000m steeplechase and placing third in the 5,000m at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Tabbed second-team all-WAC after finishing ninth at the WAC Cross Country Championships... Finished 25th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA First Round Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2010 (So.): Tabbed second-team all-WAC after finishing fourth in the 3,000m at the WAC Indoor Championships and again after finishing fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Earned first-team all-WAC honors after finishing fifth at the 2010 Cross Country Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2009 (Fr.): Collected first-team all-WAC honors after finishing third in the 5,000m at WAC Indoor Championships and again after finishing second in the 3,000sc and at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Named second-team all-WAC after finishing fourth in the 5,000m at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Earned USTFCCCA academic accolades... Named second-team all-WAC after finishing 11th at the WAC Cross Country Championships... Placed 26th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA First Round Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
High School: An eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field... Region cross country champion as a junior and senior... Finished in sixth-place at the state cross country championships as a senior... State champion in 1,600m at the state cross country championships in 2008.
Personal: Full name is Ruth Elizabeth Hilton... Born February 6, 1990... Youngest of eight children of Allen and Randalin Hilton... Majoring in math education.

Personal bests include:

Indoor Outdoor
1,500m na 4:48.26
Mile 5:07.45 na
3,000m 9:47.48 10:38.43
3,000sc na 10:28.63
5,000m 17:13.15 17:10.71
WAC Indoor Championships
2009 Mile 8th 5:11.9
2009 3,000m 8th 10:20.13
2009 5,000m 3rd 17:36.72
2010 3,000m 4th 10:25.59
2011 3,000m 2nd 9:54.73
2011 5,000m 2nd 17:13.15
WAC Outdoor Championships
2009 3,000sc 2nd 11:05.07
2009 5,000m 4th 18:08.82
2010 3,000sc 4th 11:17.94
2011 3,000sc 1st 10:41.95
2011 5,000m 3rd 17:19.46
NCAA Outdoor First Round
Championships
2009 3,000sc 26th 11:22.36
2011 3,000sc 25th 10:28.63
WAC XC Championships
2008 11th 18:58.30
2010 5th 17:50.84
2011 9th 18:59.30
2012 26th 18:29.29
NCAA XC Mountain Region
Championships
2008 75th 22:20.70
2010 42nd 21:54.00
2011 56th 22:43.50
2012 98th 23:10.20
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