Quinn Owen - Women's Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Quinn Owen

R-So. | 5-7 | Double Oaks, Texas | Marcus HS

Career Highlights

  • All-America | Indoor (1)
  • 2021 NCAA Indoor Silver | Distance Medley Relay
  • 2021 SEC Indoor Bronze | Distance Medley Relay

Sophomore (2020-21)
Outdoor: Improved 800m career best twice, starting with a 2:08.33 to place ninth at Hayward Premiere in Eugene … Clocked 2:06.50 for seventh in Florida’s Tom Jones Memorial … Finished sixth in John McDonnell Invitational (2:10.23) … Raced in prelims at SEC (2:12.67) and NCAA West Preliminary round (2:11.79) … Raced at 1,500m distance twice, posting a 4:26.31 to place 12th at Hayward Premiere … Then set career best of 4:22.42 for ninth in Jones Memorial.

Indoor: Silver medalist at NCAA Indoor, running third leg (2:07.43 800m) on distance medley relay as Arkansas posted a time of 10:57.19 … Bronze medalist at SEC Championships, running third leg (2:07.26) on 11:00.46 performance … Started season with a career best of 4:45.33 in mile, placing fourth at Wooo Pig Classic … Placed fourth (4:47.08) in Arkansas Qualifier … Improved PR to 4:44.96 to place 14th at Tyson Invitational … Set a PR of 2:06.40 in 800m to finish third at Razorback Invitational … Placed seventh in 800m (2:09.26) at SEC Indoor … Debut at 1,000m produced a runner-up time of 2:49.39 in the Arkansas Invitational.

Cross Country: Placed 40th in the SEC Championships, running 21:20.2 on the 6,000m course, as Arkansas claimed an eighth consecutive SEC title … Posted a personal best of 18:08.1 in 5k race to finish 21st in SEC Preview meet at LSU, bettering her previous best of 18:33.1 … Also registered a personal best at 6k with a 20:54.9 to place 13th in Missouri’s Gans Creek Classic, bettering her previous best of 21:19.4 … Placed 22nd in UAB Blazer Classic with a 6k time of 20:58.3.

Freshman (2019)
Competed in four meets … Finished 13th in NCAA South Central, posting a time of 21:20.7 on 6,000m course … Earned All-South Central Region honor, sixth runner for Arkansas and second freshman finisher in the field … Placed 40th in SEC Championships with a 21:19.4 performance, eighth among team and sixth freshman in the field … Named to SEC All-Freshman team … In debut race, placed 77th at John Nichols Invitational (5k, 18:33.1) … 42nd in Wisconsin Nuttycombe Inv. (6k, 22:09.5).

Redshirt (2018)
Did not compete.

High School
Four-year letter winner for coach Steven Telaneus at Marcus High School … Helped her team to a state runner-up finish in 2014 and a state championship the following year in 2015 … State champion in the 1,600-meters in 2017 and 2018 … Two-year team captain … Competed at Nike Cross Nationals in 2014 with her team and in 2017 as an individual … Also competed in the 2018 Boston Boost Games (1,500-meters) … Holds PR’s of 2:11 (800-meters), 4:47 (1,600-meters), and 10:21 (3,200-meters).

Born on October 18, 1999 … Daughter of David and Ember Owen… Has two sisters and one brother; Ashten, Austin, and Lance… Majoring in Marketing Management.

Quinn Owen | Career Stats

Career best marks


800m | 2:06.40

1000m | 2:49. 39

Mile | 4:44.96


800m | 2:06.05

1500m | 4:22.42

3000m | 9:56.07

Steeple | 10:41.62