Jillian Forsey

Jillian Forsey

Mid-Distance | Jr. | 5-4 | Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador | Stepgenville High

2016-17 (Redshirt Junior)

Indoor Season
  • Earned All-Big 12 honors for finishing fourth in the 5,000 meters in 16:17.93 at the Big 12 Championship
  • Posted a top-four finish in the 3,000-meter run invite with a time of 9:26.52 at the PSU National Open
  • Placed 15th in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 16:14.76 at the Husky Classic

2015-16 (Redshirt Sophomore)

Outdoor Season
  • Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the 5,000 meters and placed 17th with a time of 16:27.89
  • Took sixth in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 16:42.18 at the Big 12 Championship to earn All-Big 12 honors
  • Recorded a career-best time of 15:05.89 to place 14th in the 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational
Indoor Season
  • Placed seventh in the 5,000-meter run to earn All-Big 12 while crossing the finish line in 16:34.53 at the Big 12 Championship

2014-15 (Redshirt Freshman)

Outdoor Season
  • Named to the All-Big 12 Cross Country Team
  • Named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team
  • Took third overall in 5,000-meters with a time of 16:38.32 at the Big 12 Outdoor meet
Indoor Season
  • Placed seventh in the 5,000-meter run in 16:25.43 at the Big 12 Indoor Championship

2013-14 (Freshman)

  • Did not compete

High School

  • Ran at Stephenville High for coach Ray Will
  • Newfoundland Provincial Champion in the 800-meter run, 1,500-meter run and 3,000-meter run for six straight years
  • Member of Team Canada for the World Junior Cross Country Championships, where she placed 49th with a 6K time 20:40
  • Placed eighth at the 2013 4K NACAC Cross Country Championships
  • Finished first at the 2012 Canadian Cross Country Championships with a 5K time of 17:21
  • Won the Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championship with a 5k time of 17:45
  • Finished second at the Maine Cross Country Festival of Champions
  • Named Newfoundland and Labrador Female Athlete of the Year in 2012
  • Won the 800-meter run and 1,500-meter run at the 2012 Nike High School Grand Prix
  • Ran for Team Canada and finished 13th at the NACAC Cross Country Championship
  • Won the gold medal in the 3,000 meter at the 2012 Athletics Ontario Championships
  • Finished 14th at the 2011 Canadian Cross Country Championships
  • Placed fifth in the 3,000-meter run and seventh in the 1,500-meter run at the 2011 Canadian Youth National Championships
  • Finished seventh in the 3,000-meter run at the 2011 Canadian Junior Championships
  • Bronze medalist in the 1,200-meter run and fourth in the 2,000-meter run at the 2010 Canadian Youth National Championships
  • Also a competitive cross country skier and was a member of the 2012 National Talent Squad that won a bronze medal in the 5K freestyle at the 2011 Canadian National Championships


  • Daughter of Bill Forsey and Rosemary Ryan
  • Has one brother
  • Birthday is June 9
  • Majoring in exercise physiology
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
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