Kortney Schardt
Kortney Schardt
Year: SR/SR
Hometown: Lindenhurst, Ill.
Position: Distance
Last School: Lakes Community HS
Experience: 3L

2018 Outdoor

  • Finished ninth in 5000m at OVC Championships in 18:18.08
  • Ran 5000m season best 17:35.22 at Raleigh Relays and placed 83rd
  • Ran 1500m season and personal best 4:42.93 to take 14th at Yellow Jacket Invitational

2017-18 Indoor

  • Finished sixth in 5000m at OVC Championships in 17:33.74
  • Ran 5000m season and personal best 17:28.92 to win Marshall Chipotle Invitational
  • Ran 3000m season and personal best 10:14.67 and took 11th at Commodore Invitational

2017 Outdoor

  • Finished 11th in 1500m (4:46.48) and 24th in 5000m (19:02.84) at OVC Championships
  • Set 1500m season and personal best 4:45.38 to take eighth at APSU Govs Invitational
  • Ran 5000m season and personal best 17:40.37 to place sixth at Georgia Tech Invitational

2016-17 Indoor

  • Placed 10th in mile at OVC Championships in 5:09.99
  • Set mile season and personal best 5:07.20 to take 17th at Thundering Herd Invitational

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Lakes Community High under coach Keith West ... Six-time high school state qualifier ... 4x800m Relay state champion (2013) ... LCHS school record holder in 1600m, 3200m, 4x800m, 3 Mile and 4K ... Two-time All-State honoree in Cross Country (2014, 2015) ... Named 2015-16 Most Outstanding Female Senior Athlete ...


Interested in majoring in Nursing ... Former classmate of BU XCTF standout Hannah Wittman ... Favorite athlete is Stephanie Brown ... Father, Bryon, is a professional bowler.

Personal Records

5K (XC): 17:45.1
6K (XC) : 21:18.0
Mile (Indoor): 5:07.20
3000m (Indoor): 10:14.67
1500m (Outdoor): 4:42.93
5000m (Indoor): 17:28.92
5000m (Outdoor): 17:35.22