Men’s Cross Country, Men’s Track and Field (1999-2002)
Inducted October 2011
Jeremy Tolman joined teammate Joel Atwater as part of the Class of 2011. Tolman was another in a long line of standouts for the Wildcat cross country and track squads, competing from 1998 to 2002.
A native of Jensen, Utah, the Vernal High graduated made an impact with the Wildcats on arrival and earned All-America honors five times, while winning 10 Big Sky Conference individual titles.
One of his strongest events was the indoor mile run, where he is the only athlete in Big Sky history to run an under-four minute mile. Tolman posted a time of 3:59.99 in 3002, which still stands as the conference record. Tolman earned All-America honors twice in the mile run, finishing fourth and sixth overall. He also earned All-America indoor honors in the steeplechase in 2002.
Tolman was a five-time Big Sky champion in indoor track, winning the mile twice, the 3,000 meters twice and the 5,000 meters once. He was named the Big Sky meet MVP in 2001 and 2002.
In outdoor track and field, Tolman claimed All-America honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase twice, finishing second overall in 2001. He won a pair of Big Sky titles in outdoor track, winning the 1,500 meters and the steeplechase in 2002. In that meet, he was namd the MVP.
In cross country, Tolman finished third at the 2001 conference meet to claim All-Conference honors.
Tolman married Kristy Kippen, a former Weber State distance runner. They live in Eurene, Oregon, and are the parents of four daughters: Aly, Emily, Bailey and Laney. Tolman is an administrator at Creswell Health Center and continues to run. He competes in ultra-marathons, finished fifth in the 50K National Championships in 2010.