Cross Country
Anna Bostrom - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Woodford County High School

Collegiate Bests
2:22.27| 1,500M:4:39.15| Mile:4:58.83| 3,000M:9:48.35| 5,000M:17:06.89| 10,000M:35:26.45

2012-13 (Junior)
Outdoor– Competed at 1,500, 3,000, 5,000, 10,000 meters and the mile … Ran a PR 5K 17:06.89 at the Penn Relays … 10K PR 25.26.45 was recorded at the Stanford Invitational … That time made her the No. 4 Wildcat all-time at 5K.

Indoor– Competed at 3,000 and 5,000 meters … Season-best 3K 9:48.35 came at Tyson Invitational … Lone 5K start came at SEC Championships.

Cross Country– All-Southeast Region honoree by virtue of her finish at the Southeast Regional … Earned 11thoverall at the Belmont Opener 5K with a 15:04.40 time…Had a strong top-15 performance at the UVA/Panorama Farms Invitational finishing the 5K in 18:42.36…Helped the Blue and White finish 2ndat the UVA/Panorama Farms event… personal-best 5K with 17:38.27 at Greater Louisville Classic … Finished season-best third place on the Wildcats at the Greater Louisville event … Ran season-best 6K at Pre-Nationals in 20:59.10 … Placed 30that the SEC Cross Country Championship 6K with a time of 21:31.54…Finished NCAA Southeastern Regional 6K in 21:11.81 for 23rdplace … Competed in every meet of the season for Kentucky.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Outdoor –Competed at 1,500 meters with a season best 4:44.35 having come at the Polytan Invitational … Placed fourth at the Bellarmine Invitational.

Indoor –Competed over 3,000 meters and in the mile … Season-best mile time 5:07.90 was recorded at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational … Season-best 3K performance 10:32.55 came at the Kentucky Invitational.

Cross Country –Opened up her sophomore year with a top-20 finish at the Belmont-VU Opener, completing the 4K event in 14:58.53 … Placed fifth at the Tennessee Invitational after running the 5K in 18:40.61 … Earned a top-25 finish at the Panorama Farms Invitational with a time of 22:35.60 in the 6K … Ran the 6K at the SEC Championships in 22:02.55 … Competed in the NCAA Southeast Region Championship.

2010-11 (Freshman)
Outdoor– Finished with her best time in the 800m run at the Border Battle … Crossed the finish line at the SEC Championships with a season-best time of 4:39.15 in the 1,500m run.

– Had the third best time on the team in the mile race … Earned her best time of the season in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational.

Cross Country
– Recorded the second fastest time on the team at the NCAA Southeast Regional in Louisville, Ky. … Finished in the top 70 in the NCAA Southeast Regional … Had a season-best time of 18:07 in the 5K at the San Francisco Invitational … Finished in eighth place overall at the San Francisco Invitational … Finished with the second best time on the team at the Greater Louisville Invitational and the Blue Ridge Open.

High School
Finished seventh in the state in cross country (2006) Track all American, placed 4th at NIN 5k (2010) … 3200M State Champion (2010) … 1600M State Champion (2008) … five-time track and field state runner-up -3 in 1600, 2 in 3200 (2007, 2009, 2010) … awarded the track and field state sportsmanship award (2010) … track and field first-team all state (2007-2010) … eight time track and field regional champion (2007-2010) … Two-time cross country state runner-up (2006,2007) … awarded the cross country state sportsmanship award (2009) … cross country, track and field academic first team all state (2006-2010) … cross country first team all-state (2006,2007) … holds Woodford County High School records in the 800M, 1500M, 1600M, 3200M and the 5000M … holds the region five record in the 1600M … named a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar … a recipient of the commonwealth diploma … named a distinguished AP Scholar.

Full name is Anna Rachel Bostrom … born on November 21, 1991 … Daughter of Niels Robert and Laura Pruitt Bostrom … has one brother, Peter, and one sister, Maria … mother and father are both UK alumni (Niels and Laura, 1977) … sister, Maria, graduated from UK in 2006 … Anna is majoring in Biology and Pre-med.

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