We used our database to see where this year's freshman class stacks up against the other freshman classes of years past.
The top freshman in the nation right now in the girls 1600m is Central Valley Senior High School's (WA) Hannah Dederick
, who has run 4:51.96. There are 14 freshmen total under five minutes so far this year.
In the 3200m Mayfield, California's Audrey Suarez holds the nation-leading freshman time of 10:29.60. In total, 29 girls have run under 11 minutes.
Take a look at the number of girls below these marks for the past five years as well as the top freshman girls all-time in both the 1600m and 3200m.
**Note this list shows 1600 and 3200m times but also includes conversions from the mile and 2-mile.**
Freshmen Athletes Sub 5-Minutes in the 1600m:
# OF ATHLETES SUB 5-MINUTEs
TOP ATHLETE / TIME
TOP ATHLETE'S RANK IN TOP 100 FRESHMEN ALL-TIME
NUMBER OF ATHLETES IN TOP 100
|2018||16 (As of May 7)|
Hannah Dederick / 4:51.96
|2017||37||Lexy Halladay / 4:40.17||1||14|
|2016||30||Taylor Roe / 4:48.50||23||7|
|2015||20||Rylee Bowen / 4:43.92||7||7|
|2014||26||Briana Gess / 4:45.97||14||10|
|2013||20||Stephanie Jenks / 4:42.85||6||11|
Freshmen Athletes Sub 11-Minutes in the 3200m:
# of ATHLETES Sub 11-Minute
Top Athlete / Time
Top Athlete's Rank In Top 100 Freshmen All-Time
Number of Athletes in Top 100
|2018||30 (As of May 7)||Audrey Suarez / 10:29.60||29||8|
|2017||44||London Culbreath / 10:01.22||1||14|
|2016||49||Kelsey Chmiel / 10:19.39||7||10|
|2015||42||Rafaella Gibbons / 10:27.00||21||7|
|2014||42||Ashton Endsley / 10:37.15||57||10|
|2013||40||Hannah Debalsi / 10:10.26||2||13|