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Bethany Hardcastle
Bethany  Hardcastle


Stuart, Fla.

High School:
South Fork



Exercise Science and Health Promotion


Hardcastle Receives C-USA Spirit of Service Award

Hardcastle is one-of-14 to be honored with the award from C-USA


Final Day of C-USA Sees More Successes for FAU Track and Field

Owls Wrap Meet with 31 Points


Track Contingent Houston-Bound for C-USA Meet

Eighteen Competitors to Compete in This Weekend's Championship


Track and Field Wraps Regular Season in Jacksonville

20 Owl Women Will Run in Last Meet Prior to Postseason Friday


Track and Field Completes Third Outdoor Meet Down South

One More Meet on the Outdoor Regular Season Schedule, in Two Weeks

Personal Records:

  • 5K (XC): 18:57
  • 6K (XC): 23:04.4
  • 800m (indoor): 2:24.50
  • 800m (outdoor): 2:21.00
  • 1500m (outdoor): 4.48.44
  • 1 mile (indoor): 5:11.92
  • 3000m (indoor): 10:18.21
  • 5000m (outdoor): 18:16.12

2017-18 (Junior)
Cross Country:

  • Set a season best 5K time at the C-USA Cross Country Championship (19:01.3)

Indoor T&F:

  • Recorded a new personal best in the 3000m at the C-USA Indoor Track & Field Championship (10:18.21)

Outdoor T&F:

  • Set a new personal record in the 5000m at the Miami Hurricane Invitational (18:16.12)
  • Finished fourth in the 1500m at the Miami Hurricane Invitational (4:52.38)

2016-17 (Sophomore) 
Cross Country:

  • Ran to a 10th-place finish and a time of 20:08.3 in the first meet of the year, the FAU XC Invitational
  • From there on out, was under 20 minutes her last four races of the season
  • Ran a 19:23 at UF's Gator Invite, a 19:18 (her season low) at the FSU Invitational, a 19:33 at USF's Invitational, and a 19:38 at the C-USA Championships

2015-16 (Freshman)
Cross Country:

  • In her debut at the FAU Collegiate XC Invitational, she claimed fifth place overall in the 5K with a final time of 19:34.3
  • Finished 56th in the 5K at the 2015 Mountain Dew Gator XC Invitational with a time of 19:19
  • In the FSU Cross Country Invitational she finished in 24th overall in the 5K (19:03)
  • Set a personal best in the 5K at the 2015 C-USA Championships with a final time of 18:57, qualifying for the NCAA South Regional Championships
  • Was the only FAU athlete to compete at the NCAA Division I South Regional Cross Country Championships, finishing the 6K with a personal best final time of 22:42.4

Indoor T&F:

  • In the Chipotle Marshall Invitational, she finished the 800m run in 29th place overall with a final time of 2:24.50 – 800m indoor personal best time
  • Ranked ninth on the FAU All-Time list in the 1600m run with a time of 5:11.92, set at the C-USA Indoor Championships – personal best time.
  • Finished 32nd in the 3000m run at the C-USA Indoor Championships – recording a personal best time (10:26.58)
  • A part of the Distance Medley Relay team that took ninth (12:12:36) at the C-USA Indoor Championships – ranked fourth on FAU All-Time list

Outdoor T&F:

  • In the 800m run at the Miami Hurricane Invitational, finished with a final time of 2:21.00
  • Set a personal best time in the 1,500m run at the Miami Hurricane Twilight Invitational with a final time of 4:48.44
  • At the Miami Hurricane Invitational, she claimed second place in the 5,000m run setting a personal best (18:35.75)
  • A member of the 2015-16 FAU All-Freshman Team
  • Member of the C-USA Commissioner Honor Roll
  • 2016 C-USA Academic Medalist
High School:
  • Ran for Bonnie Galdys at South Fork High School
  • FHSAA Senior All-Star
  • 2013, 2014, and 2015 district champion in the mile
  • 2014 and 2015 district champion in the two-mile
  • 2013 two-mile regional champion
  • Holds school records in the 5k and as part of the 4x800 meter relay team and Distance Medley relay team
  • Cross Country district champion in 2012 and 2014 and regional champion in 2011 and 2012
  • Named South Fork Most Valuable Runner from 2012 through 2015
  • Qualified for state competition in cross country from 2012 through 2015 and for track in the mile and two-mile in 2013


  • Majoring in exercise science
  • Daughter of Beloria and Gregory Hardcastle
  • Goal is to become a physical therapist or a trainer
  • Enjoys singing, reading and running
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