Jason Witt Athlete Profile

Jason Witt

Height: 6-4 Weight: 160 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2008 | 2011-2013 Hometown: Midlothian, VA Mission: Harare, Zimbabwe Last School: Midlothian High School

Personal

  • Born in Richmond, Va.
  • Parents names are Glen and Patty
  • Is the fifth of six children - four older siblings have attended BYU
  • Brother Ryan competed on BYU's team in 2004, sister Amy runs track and cross country for BYU
  • Enjoys playing all sports and playing cards
  • Majoring in statistics

Before BYU

  • Placed 16th at the Footlocker Nationals (4th in the Footlocker South Region)
  • Was the Virginia State Cross Country champion as a senior and was Virginia Gatorade cross country runner of the year
  • State champion in indoor 3,200m as a junior and outdoor 3,200m as a senior
  • His team won state cross country as a junior and placed 14th the Nike Team Nationals and seventh individually

Stats

2013: Senior
Place Event Time Distance
2 Autumn Classic 20:00.2 4 miles
7 Griak Invitational 24:24 8k
8 Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 23:32.0 8k
1 WCC Championships 23:14 8k
19 NCAA Mountain Region Championships 29:59 10k
87 NCAA Championships 31:13.8 10k
2012: Junior
Place Event Time Distance
7 BYU Autumn Classic 20:17.2 4 miles
14 Bill Dellinger Invitational 24:05.0 8k
21 Pre-Nationals 23:49.1 8k
6 WCC Championships 23:58 8k
20 NCAA Mountain Region Championships 30:43.8 10k
244 NCAA Championships 32:56.6 10k
2011: Sophomore
Place Event Time Distance
10 WCC Championships 24:41.0 8k
15 NCAA Mountain Region Championships 31:03.4 10k
92 NCAA National Championships 30:45.0 10k
2008: Freshman
Place Event Time Distance
21 BYU Autumn Classic 22:03.8 4 miles
30 Aztec Invitational 25:51.0 8k
57 Roy Griak Invitational 25:28.0 8k

Men's Track Profile



2008 | Freshman Year

  • Took 21st at the BYU Autumn Classic
  • Placed 30th at the Aztec Invitational 

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Finished 10th at the WCC Championships 
  • Finished 15th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships
  • Took 91st  at the NCAA National Championships 

2012 | Junior Year

  • Named All-WCC for his sixth-place finish at the WCC Championships 
  • Earned All-Mountain Region honors for his 20th-place finish at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships 
  • Named to WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with Bronze Honors

2013 | Senior Year

  • Took second at Autumn Classic to help the Cougars beat conference rival Portland
  • Placed seventh at the Griak Invitational 
  • Took eighth at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational and first for the Cougars, leading BYU too a second place team finish
  • Won the WCC individual title, placing first overall, and led the Cougars to a WCC team championship
  • Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week and All-WCC honors for his performance at the WCC Championships
  • Placed 19th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships, earning Division I USTFCCCA All-Region Honors
  • Took 87th at the NCAA Championships