Kortney Schardt
Kortney Schardt
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lindenhurst, Ill.
Last School: Lakes Community HS
Experience: 3L


  • All-OVC First Team
  • Top Belmont finisher at all six events
  • Belmont Opener Individual Champion with a 5K time of 17:52.87
  • Posted season-best 6K time of 21:27.39 at UAB Blazer Classic 
  • Finished sixth overall at the OVC Championship
  • Placed 71st at the NCAA South Regional with a 6K time of 21:45.6


  • All-OVC First Team
  • Belmont Opener Individual Champion
  • Three top-20 finishes
  • Finished fifth at the OVC Championship with a 5K time of 17:36.2
  • Placed 45th at the NCAA South Regional


  • Placed 69th at NCAA South Region 6K in 21:30.1
  • Finished 13th at OVC Championships in 5K PR time of 17:45.1
  • Named All-OVC Second Team


  • Finished 119th at NCAA South Region 6K in 22:39.8
  • Placed 22nd at OVC Championships 5K in 18:06.8
  • Ran 5K season and personal best 17:50.6 to take 31st at Joe Piane 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 ...


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

Personal Records
1500m (Outdoor): 4:42.93
Mile (Indoor): 5:07.20
3000m (Indoor): 10:14.67
5000m (Outdoor): 17:28.92
5K (XC): 17:45.1
6K (XC) : 21:36.7