Jolee Gillespie
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Colorado Springs, 
Roster Years


  • Born in Salt Lake City
  • Parents are Scott and Donna Gillespie
  • Majoring in humanities (First Year Grad Student)



  • 1997-CC: placed 10th in the Collegiate race at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 18:40. . . finished in ninth place in 18:22 at the Ricks Invitational.
  • 1998-T&F: finished fourth in the 1500m at the U.S. Junior Nationals in a time of 4:33.27. . . finished seventh in the 1500m at the WAC Championships.
  • 1998-CC: redshirted the season.
  • 1999-T&F: took second in the mile with a 4:47.09 at the WAC Indoor Championships ... finished eighth in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... finished second in the 1500m at the Texas Relays (provisional-qualifying 4:23) and the Mt. SAC Relays ... ran a season-best and NCAA provisional-qualifying time of 4:22.25 in the 1500m at the Cardinal Invitational. . . finished fifth at the WAC Championships in the 1500m. . . qualified for the NCAAs in the 1500m; finished 1seventh.
  • 1999-CC: placed second at the BYU Triple Crown with a time of 17:50 for the three-mile course.
  • 2000-T&F: won the 800m at the Snake River Open in 2:13.75. . . took second in the mile with a 4:53.93 at the Mountain States Games. . . finished third in the 1500m with a 4:27.36 at the ASU Invitational. . . won the 1500m at the UTEP Springtime Invitational. . . also ran the 400m in 59.59 at the UTEP meet. . . ran on BYU's second-place 4x800m relay team in the Hayward Relays before injuries forced her to miss the remainder of the season.
  • 2000-CC: finished 30th at Stanford Invitational. . . fourth team finisher and sixth overall at the Utah State Invitational with a time of 21:01 on the 5K course.
  • 2001-T&F: third in mile (4:57.05) at Los Angeles Open. . . fourth in the mile (4:54.14) at Minnesota Classic. . . finished eighth in mile at MWC Indoor Championships. . . redshirted outdoor track. . . Cougar Club Scholar Athlete.
  • 2001-CC: finished the 5K course at the Great Race in 18:34.0 to finish ninth. . . placed fourth at the Stanford Invitational 4K with a time of 13:30. . . ran a time of 22:36 at the Furman Invitational to place fifth.

Before BYU

  • State champion in 800m and 4x400m relay her sophomore and junior years
  • State champion in 1600m her senior year
  • Named Runner of the Year by the Colorado Springs Gazette her junior year
  • All-Area in cross country and track all four years of high school
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1998

Sophmore Year 1999

Junior Year 2000

Senior Year 2001

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year