Hjorth's Track and Field Bio
2013: Competed unattached and finished eighth for the Badgers and 18th overall at the Badger Opner (9/6), finishing with a time of 14:39 (4K)
Three-time cross country and track and field MVP ... Athlete of the Year as senior ... three-time all-state in track and field ... two-time all-state in cross country ... earned all-conference honors in the 4x800 relay, 1600 and 3200 meters during senior year ... conference and sectional champion in the 3200 meters during senior year ... placed sixth in the 3200 meters and seventh in the 1600 meters in the state championships during senior year
Parents are Sandra and Brad Hjorth ... has one younger brother, Gunnar (17) ... Illinois State Scholar ... member of the Math Honors Society ... Intends to major in business
"I chose Wisconsin because of the highly recognized academics, athletic excellence and the great social atmosphere."