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Dylan Shawhan Athlete Profile

Dylan Shawhan

Height: 6-0 Weight: 155 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2008-2009 | 2013-2015 Hometown: Saratoga, CA Mission: Denver, CO Last School: Los Gatos High School


  • Parents are Robert and Suzanne
  • Has four siblings
  • Enjoys go-kart and motorcycle racing, listening to music, skiing and playing Super Smash Brothers on Nintendo 64
  • Plays the saxophone
  • Sports hero is Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors
  • Pre-race ritual is to eat pasta, watch an inspirational sports movie and visualize
  • Chose BYU after a great recruiting trip and because of the strength of its cross country and track programs
  • Major is exercise and wellness
  • Also recruited by UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara

Before BYU

  • Was two-time team MVP
  • Was all-section in cross country
  • Team captain of both cross country and track
  • Was first in league for the mile and 3200M and fourth in the Central Coast Section for the 3,200m
  • High school coaches are Karl Keska and Tom Newman
  • Began running from a combination of watching former U.S. Olympian Alan Webb break the American high school mile record and having a father and brother who love to run.


Personal Records
Time Event
23:48 8k
14:37 5k
8:19 3k
4:11 1 mile
3:52 1500m
2015: Senior
Place Event Time Distance
7 BYU Autumn Classic 20:31.9 4 miles
24 Washington Invitational 23:48.5 8k
91 Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 24:25.0 8k
7 WCC Championships 25:09.1 8k
25 NCAA Mountain Region Championships 30:44.1 10k
155 NCAA Championships 31:30.0 10k


2014: Junior
Place Event Time Distance
14 BYU Autumn Classic* 20:52.3 4 miles
125 Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 24:50 8k
21 NCAA Mountain Region Championships 30:22 10k
141 NCAA Championships 31:53.1 10k


2013: Sophomore
Place Event Time Distance
7 Utah Open 19:20.2 6k
15 Autumn Classic 24:37.8 4 miles
66 NCAA Mountain Region Championships 31:21 10k


2009: Freshman
Place Event Time Distance
16 Autumn Classic 20:38.9 4 miles
18 UC Riverside Invitational 24:46.2 8k
52 Bill Dellinger Invitational 24:57.3 8k
19 Pre-Nationals- Open 25:52.2 8k

* -- Unattached


Men's Track and Field Athlete Profile

2008 | Redshirt Year

Did not compete due to injury.

2009 | Freshman Year

  • Came in 16th place at the BYU Autumn Classic
  • Finished in 18th place at the UC Riverside Invitational in 24:46
  • Took 19th place in the open race of the Pre-Nationals Invitational 




2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Ran unnattached at the BYU Autumn Classic and finished 36th with a time of 21:39.7

2014 | Junior Year

  • Selected to the 2014 All-Mountain Region team