Born November 1982 in Provo, Utah ... parents are Ron and Lynette ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Geneva, Switzerland ... married in the summer of 2006 to Tawny Bybee of the women's cross country team ... serves as a member of the Cougar Council representing all BYU student-athletes ... majoring in communications with an emphasis in advertising.
Four-time letter winner in cross country ... three-time letter winner in track ... named to the Academic All-Region Team six times ... helped post a school record in cross country of no losing seasons in four years ... seven-time All-Region selection, four in cross country and three in track ... region co-champ tied with teammate Chandler Goodwin ... fastest Utah miler with 4:06 ... two-time individual state champ in the 1600m and 3200m ... team won the national championship twice ... two-time team runner-up in cross country ... ranked fifth in the nation in the mile in 2001 ... ran in the Arcadia Race titled Dream Mile 12 of the fastest milers in the nation competed ... coached by Dave Houle.
2003 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted the season.
2004 | Freshman Year
Ran unattached at the BYU Alumni Invitational with a time of 20:46.5 ... placed 11th overall at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 20:43.6 ... finished with a time of 24:50 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished first at the SUU Color Country Invitational with a time of 23:18.5 ... placed seventh at the MWC Championships with a time of 25:22, earning First-Team All-MWC honors ... placed 21st at the NCAA Mt. Region Championships with a time of 30:39.8 earning Mt. Region honors ... placed 78th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 32:41.
2005 | Sophomore Year
Placed fourth at the BYU Alumni Invitational with a time of 20:15.1 ... won the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 20:14.5 ... honored as MWC Cross Country Athlete of the Week after his performance at the BYU Autumn Classic ... placed 20th and had a time of 24:52.0 at the Roy Griak Invitational ... ran in the Pre-Natioanl meet with a time of 24:21.9 and a 33rd-place finish ... placed fifth with a time of 24:39.9 at the MWC Championships to earn First-Team All-MWC honors ... placed 20th at the NCAA Mt. Region meet with a time of 31:27.9 and earned Mt. Region honors ... finished the season with a time of 31:43.4 at the NCAA National Championship.
2006 | Junior Year
Finished eighth at the BYU Autumn Classic ... placed third at the Sacramento State Invitational with a time of 24:49 ... ran in the Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 24:08.14 and a 30th place finish ... finished in 51st place at the Pre-National meet ... placed seventh at the MWC Championships with a time of 24:59.6 ... earned First-Team All-MWC honors with his performance at the MWC Championships ... competed and placed 18th at the NCAA Mt. Region meet, earning himself All-Region honors ... ended the season with a time of 33:44 at the NCAA National Championships ... named to the Fall 2006 Academic All-MWC team.
2007 | Senior Year
Placed ninth at the BYU Autumn Classic with a 4-mile time of 19:55.4 ... ran at the Dave Murray Invitational, finishing in 15th place with a 6k time of 18:45.9 ... placed 43rd at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 5-mile time of 24:48 ... ran at Pre-Nationals finishing 76th in the blue race with a 8k time of 24:21.4 ... finished 3rd at the MWC Championships with an 8k time of 24:55 ... first-team All-MWC for his performance at the MWC Championships ... placed 24th at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships, completing the 10k course in 31:13.2 ... received All-Mountain Region honors for his performance at regionals ... placed 124th at the NCAA National Championships with a 10k time of 31:20.9.