Molly Ortiz
Molly Ortiz
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ketchikan, Alaska
High School: Ketchikan
Event: Distance

2012-13: A three-year letterwinner ... will compete in the distance events and will be one of the top runners for the Generals.

2011-12: Earned a letter in her third season with the track and field team ... (Indoor) Was part of the DMR that took second at ODAC's with a time of 13:34.72 (2/24) ... also finished ninth in the 800m (2:32.34) at the meet ... (Outdoor) Placed third in the 3,000m Steeplechase (12:15.22) to earn All-ODAC honors at the conference meet (4/21) ... At ODAC's, she also finished seventh in the 1,500m (5:02.28) and 15th in the 800m (2:37.20) ... took third in the 3,000m Steeplechase (12:43.42) at the W&L-VMI Carnival (3/24) ... had a season-best time in the 800m (2:26.80) at the Lynchburg Open (3/17).

2010-11: Lettered her second year in both cross country and track and field ... (Indoor) Competed in the 1-mile run at the ODAC Champ ... Clocked in at 2:33.42 in the 800m at Dickinson ... Finished 5th-place at the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games in the 4x800m relay. (Outdoor) One leg of the winning Distance Medley Relay at the Roanoke Invitational ... Recorded a time season-best time in the 800m (2:28.52) and the 1500m (5:04.16) at Liberty Invitational ... Competed in the steeplechase at VMI-W&L T&F Carnival (12:18.53)

2009-10: Lettered her first season ... (Indoor): Earned Second Team All-ODAC honors as part of the distance medley relay team at the ODAC Championships … also placed 11th at ODACs in the 800 meters … (Outdoor): Earned a pair of Top 8 finishes at the ODAC Championships, placing fourth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase and seventh in the 1,500 meters.

High School: Lettered in cross country, basketball and soccer at Ketichikan High School … served as a basketball and cross country team captain as a senior … three-time most valuable athlete of the cross country team … named most inspirational for cross country in 2006 and basketball and soccer in 2009 … helped lead the basketball team to a regional championship in 2009.

Personal: Mother, Lori, played basketball at Winona State … undeclared major.

Individual Top Marks  
1,500m 4:57.36
Steeplechase 12:15.22