Stephen Bottoms
Stephen Bottoms
Year: So.
Hometown: Onalaska, Wash.
High School: Onalaska HS '13
Position: XC/Distance
Experience: 1L

2013-14 Track and Field: Indoor: Bottoms ran the mile leg of the distance medley relay at the Big Sky Indoor Championships in Pocatello, Idaho, which ran a time of 10:38.78 to place ninth. He also placed 17th in the men’s mile, running a time of 4:33.73. His season best mile of 4:16.41 came at the UW Husky Classic. Bottoms also ran a season best of 8:50.38 in the 3,000 at the Runners Soul Open in Moscow, Idaho. He placed fifth overall in the 800 at the Idaho Collegiate, running a season-best time of 1:56.84. Outdoor: His season-best in the 1,500 came at the Al Manuel Invite, where he finished tenth in 4:10.50. Bottoms also placed third in the 800 at the Pelluer Invitational with a time of 2:03.48. At the Duane Hartman Invitational in Spokane, Wash., he ran 16:02.10 in the 5,000 to place 16th.

2013 Cross Country: Bottoms placed 20th at the Big Sky Championships in Bozeman, Mont., with a time of 25:46, finishing third for the Eagles. He was 19th at the Bozeman Running Company XC Invite where he ran a time of 26:12, also placing third for the Eagles. He clocked a time of 27:12.1 at the prestigious Notre Dame Invitational, placing 192nd. He was also 92nd at the NCAA West Regionals where he ran a time of 31:35.

High School: Bottoms won the state individual title at the WIAA B State Cross Country Championships, covering the 5,000-meter course in 15:48.3. He had two other top-10 finishes at the WIAA 1A State meet, including a fourth-place finish in 2011 and a seventh-place finish in 2010. In track, Bottoms won state titles in three events as a senior at the WIAA 2B State Championships including the 800 (1:56.64), 1,600 (4:13.24 PB) and 3,200 (9:30.51). He also won the 3,200 at the 1A state meet in 2012, running a time of 9:29.57. His other best times in track came in the 800 (1:56) and 3,200 (9:20).

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