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Hannah Simonson
Hannah Simonson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jefferson, Iowa

High School:
Jefferson-Scranton

Event:
Hurdles

07/31/2012

Hawkeyes Earn Academic Honors

Women's team nabs eighth straight honor while 13 Hawkeyes earn individual accolades

05/31/2012

66 Hawkeyes Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Three UI student-athletes have maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA

05/21/2012

Hawkeyes Set for West Regional

34 Hawkeyes will compete at the NCAA Championships beginning May 24

05/17/2012

34 Hawkeyes NCAA Bound

20 men and 14 women will compete May 24-26 in Austin, Texas

05/13/2012

Melander, Byers, Doris Grab Gold

Hawkeyes collect 10 medals at 2012 Big Ten Championships

04/27/2012

103rd Annual Drake Relays

103rd Annual Drake Relays Friday, April 27, 2012

02/11/2012

Iowa State Classic

Iowa State Classic Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012

2012 -- Indoor - ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed sixth with a team-leading 3:41.78 at Big Ten Championships... that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed second at Iowa State Classic in 3:42.42... that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... ran collegiate-best 400 meters (56.59) at Razorback Invite... placed third in 600 meters at Adidas Classic with collegiate-best 1:35.43... placed fourth in 600 yards with collegiate-best 1:23.18 at Iowa State Classic... that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... placed second in 400 meters at Iowa Invite (56.83) and third in 500 meters at New Year's Classic (1:16.02)... Outdoor - led team in 400-meter hurdles (59.54) and ran on team-leading 400 (45.45) and 1,600-meter relays (3:37.57)... placed 10th in 400-meter hurdles at Drake Relays with a collegiate-best 59.54, which ranks fourth all-time at Iowa and qualified her for NCAA West Preliminary... ran lead leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:37.57) at LSU Invite, which ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... anchored 400-meter relay that placed fourth (45.51) and ran lead leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed fifth (3:38.49) at Big Ten Championships... the 400-meter relay ran a team-leading 45.45 in prelims, which ranks ninth all-time at Iowa... the 1,600-meter relay time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... placed second in 400-meter hurdles at Musco Twilight XIII (59.72) and fifth at Arkansas Spring Invite (59.83)... ran collegiate-best 400 meters (55.54) at Tom Botts Invite... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2011 -- Indoor - ran season-best 600 meters (1:35.43) at Big Ten Championships and 800 meters (2:17.13) at Iowa State Classic... Outdoor - won 400-meter hurdles with collegiate-best 1:01.35 at Musco Twilight XII... that time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... won 400-meter hurdles at Central Invite (1:01.84), placed 15th at Sun Angel Classic (1:01.94) and ran 1:02.43 in Big Ten prelims... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2010 -- Indoor - ran season-best 400 meters at the Iowa Invite, placing third at 1:01.59... ran a collegiate-best 300 meters at the Iowa Open (43.70)... Outdoor - did not compete.

High School -- placed third in 100-meter hurdles and fourth in 400-meter hurdles at state meet senior year... 12-time state qualifier... set school records in 100-meter hurdles (14.7) and 400-meter hurdles (1:05.05), and as part of shuttle hurdle relay (1:07.67)... four-time team MVP... two-year letterwinner in basketball and swimming... set medley relay school record in swimming and earned honorable mention all-conference honors in basketball... academic all-state in track and basketball... four-year high honor roll student... National Honor Society member... coached by Kelly Simpson.

Personal -- born March 13, 1991... daughter of David and Janie Simonson... integrative physiology major.

Simonson's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
300 Meters (I) 43.70 Iowa Open 1/16/10
400 Meters (I) 56.59 at Razorback Invitational 1/27/12
400 Meters (O) 55.54 at Tom Botts Invitational 4/14/12
400 Hurdles (O) 59.54 at Drake Relays 4/28/12
500 Meters (I) 1:16.02 New Year's Classic 1/14/12
600 Yards (I) 1:23.18 at Iowa State Classic 2/11/12
600 Meters (I) 1:35.43 at Adidas Classic 1/21/12
800 Meters (I) 2:17.13 at Iowa State Classic 2/12/11
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