Lily Seynaeve
Lily  Seynaeve


Corona, Calif.

High School:
Santiago HS



Record Number of Aztecs Recognized at Scholar-Athlete Banquet

SDSU recognizes 337 scholar-athletes


XC Concludes Season at West Regionals

XC ends year at West Regionals


Cross Country Competes Against Region's Best Friday

XC at NCAA West Regional Friday


SDSU Cross Country Competes at MW Championships

XC competes at MW Championships


Cross Country Races at MW Championships Friday

XC at MW Championships Friday

·  Three-time Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2015-17)
·  Two-time Mountain West Spring Academic Team (2016-17)
·  Three-time Mountain West Fall Academic Team (2014, 2016 and 2017)

Collegiate Bests
1,500 Meters (Outdoor): 4:43.44 (April 28, 2017 at Steve Scott Invitational - Irvine, Calif.)
Mile (Indoor): 5:31.82 (Feb. 26, 2016 at MW Championships - Albuquerque, N.M.)
3,000 Meters (Indoor): 10:19.36 (Jan. 30 at UW Invitational - Seattle, Wash.)
3,000 Meters (Outdoor): 9:56.77 (March 24, 2017 at Aztec Invitational - San Diego, Calif.)
5,000 Meters (Outdoor): 17:11.85 (April 13, 2017 at Bryan Clay Invitational - Azusa, Calif.)
5,000 Meters (Cross Country): 17:37.8 (Oct. 14, 2017 at Highlander Invitational - Riverside, Calif.)
6,000 Meters (Cross Country): 21:30.0 (Sept. 16, 2017 at UC Riverside Invitational - Riverside, Calif.)

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2017: 22nd (5,000 Meters - 18:08.24)

Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2016: 20th (5:31.82 - Mile)

NCAA Cross Country West Regional
2017: 94th (21:33.7 - 6K)
 104th (21:39.6 – 6K)

Mountain West Cross Country Championships
2017: 53rd (22:45.96 - 6K)
 50th (22:10.4 – 6K)
2015: 67th (26:32.95 - 6K)
2014: 61st (22:36.3 - 6K)

Cross Country: SDSU's top finisher in all seven races on the season ... Set a 5K collegiate PR at the Highlander Invitational (17:37.8) and a 6K PR at the UC Riverside Invitational (21:30.0) ... Top-10 finishes in every 5K in which she competed: at the Mark Covert Classic 5K (7th, 18:51.6), UNLV Invitational 5K (18:03) and Highlander Invitational (9th) ... Placed 17th at the Capital Cross Challenge (21:32.0) ... Postseason saw a 53rd-place finish at the MW Championships (6K - 22:45.96) and a 94th-place finish at the NCAA West Regional (6K - 21:33.7), a career-best regional time.

Outdoor Track and Field: Placed 22nd at the MW Championships in the 5K (18:08.24) ... Also competed in the event at the Oxy Invitational (17:13.24) and the Bryan Clay Invitational (17:11.85) ... Ran the 1,500 twice: At the SD Collegiate Challenge (5th, 4:57.82 and the Steve Scott Invitational (29th, 4:43.44) ... Placed fourth in the 3,000 at the Aztec Invitational (9:56.77).

Indoor Track and Field: 
Did not compete.

Cross Country:
 Competed in five of the Aztecs’ seven races … Was the Aztecs’ second finisher in their postseason races at the Mountain West Championships (22:10.4 – 6K) and the NCAA West Regional (21:39.6 – 6K) … Finished eighth and earned a PR at the Highlander Invitational with her 17:45.16 (5K) time … Opened the year with a 19:04.8 5K at the Mark Covert Classic … Recorded a 22:24.9 6K at the Capital Cross Challenge.

Outdoor Track and Field: Ran in five meets - two in the 1,500 and three in the 5,000 ... best times were 4:46.39 in the 1,500 at the California Collegiate Invitational on April 2, taking 13th, and 17:50.54 in the 5K at the Aztec Invitational on March 25, finishing 11th ... also was seventh in the 5K at the Bryan Clay Invitational on April 14 in 17:50.94 (seventh place), 24th in the 1,500 at the Triton Invitational on April 23 in 4:47.97 (24th) and 12th in the 5K at the adidas/Steve Scott Invitational on April 29 in 18:17.36 (12th).

Indoor Track and Field: Ran in two races, including a 20th-place finish in the mile in 5:31.82 at the Mountain West Championships on Feb. 26 at elevation ... also ran the fifth-fastest time in the 3K in program history at the UW Invitational on Jan. 30, clocking a 10:19.36.

Cross Country: Ran in five of the team's seven races ... was in the team's top five in all five races ... logged a 67th-place finish at the MW Championships on Oct. 30 (6K) ... had three top-10 finishes and an 18th-place showing ... opened season in eighth at the Mark Covert Classic 5K on Sept. 5 in 18:43.72 ... was 18th at the UC Riverside Invitational 6K in a personal-best time of 21:30.8 on Sept. 12 ... came in fifth in the 5K at the Aztec Invitational in 18:29.23 on Sept. 18 ... took seventh in the UNLV Invitational 5K on Oct. 3 in 18:17.0.

Outdoor Track and Field: Mostly concentrated on the 5K in her first collegiate outdoor season, ending her year with a 28th-place finish at the MW Championships on May 16 ... her PR in the event came a few weeks before in 17:51.36 at the UCSD Triton Invitational on April 25 in a runner-up showing ... posted ninth-place finishes in the 5K at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge on March 14 in 18:50.28 and at the UCLA Legends Invitational on April 3 in 18:03.27 ... took third in the invitational 3K in 10:20.05 at the Aztec Invitational on March 27.

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the indoor campaign.

Cross Country: Ran in six cross country races, completing five ... finished her first season with a 61st-place finish at the MW Championships on Oct. 31 in 22:36.3 over the 6K course ... added three top-20 finishes on the year, including 10th at the Mark Covert Classic 5K on Aug. 30 in 18:39.8, 18th at the UC Riverside Invitational 6K in 21:44.9 and 14th at the Highlander Invitational 5K in 18:14.5.

High School
Lettered four years of cross country and two years of track and field at Santiago High School in Corona, Calif. ... boasts personal-best times of 5:06.82 in the 1,600 and 11:12.07 in the 3,200 in outdoor competition, and 17:29 in the 3-mile and 20:46.14 in the 5K in cross country ... competed at the CIF Southern Section Division I track and field prelims each of the past two seasons (2013-14), and was an alternate to the finals in 2014 ... earned the CIF Southern Section Scholar-Athlete of the Year Scholarship Award in 2014, won the 3,200 at the Big VIII League Championships in 2014, and finished her prep career as a two-time first-team all-league selection (2013-14) in track and field, and a three-time all-league pick (2010-12) in cross country ... also led the Sharks to a Big VIII League cross country championship in 2011 for the first time in school history ... was a two-time captain in cross country and a captain in track and field in 2014 ... also garnered two letters in swimming, where she helped the Sharks to back-to-back Big VIII titles in 2011 and 2012 ... was an all-academic team member with both swimming and track and field from 2010-14.

Lily Alice Seynaeve was born Feb. 17, 1996, in Cleveland, Ohio ... daughter of Dr. Debra Barrett MD and Henrie Seynaeve ... grandfather, Billy "Bullet" Barrett, played running back for Notre Dame from 1948-52, where he was a Heisman Trophy nominee, and was a member of the 1949 national championship team ... also was recruited by Florida Gulf Coast, San Jose State, Cal Poly Pomona, Azusa Pacific, Laverne and UC Santa Cruz ... majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in pre-physical therapy.

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