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Kyle Perry Athlete Profile

Kyle Perry

Kyle Perry
Height: 6-5 Weight: 150 Roster Years: 2002 | 2005-2008 Hometown: Sandy, UT Last School: Alta High School


  • 2008 USTFCCCA


Born in Orem, Utah ... parents are Tom and Lee Ann Perry ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cherry Hill, New Jersey ... enjoys photography, eating, sleeping and has a very large shoe collection ... married to Julianne whose parents, Werner and Sharon Hoeger, competed on BYU's gymnastics team ... majoring in exercise science.

Before BYU

Ran track and cross country at Alta High School ... was the state track and cross country MVP ... received all-state honors seven times ... Utah 5A State Champion in 800m (1:54), 1,600m (4:13) and 3,200m ... Region 2 record holder in the 5k with a time of 15:54 ... second-team all-West.

2002 | Freshman Year

CC: Competed at the BYU Autumn Classic ... ran at the SUU Invitational ... competed at the MWC championoships; T&F: Indoor: Placed second at the MWC championships in the mile ... had a season-best in the 3k; Outdoor: Won the MWC championships in the 1,500m, had a season-best in the 800m with a time of 1:49.87, the 1,500m with a time of 3:45 and the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 8:56.

2005 | Redshirt Year

Ran unattached at the BYU Alumni Invitational with a time of 21:23.2 and a 17th-place finish ... ran unattached at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 21:09.4 and a 14th-place finish.

2006 | Sophomore Year

CC: Began the season by placing seventh at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 20:29.4 ... competed in the Sacramento State Invitational with a time of 25:44 and a 15th place finish ... traveled to the Bill Dellinger Invitational where he ran with a time of 24:10.48 ... ran in the Pre-National race with a time of 24:38.9 ... finishing with a time of 24:36.0, he placed third at the MWC Championships, earning First-Team All-MWC honors ... placed 10th at the NCAA Mt. Region meet, earning All-Region honors ... competed at the NCAA National Championships with a time of 32:41; T&F: Indoor: Ran a season-best time in the 3,000 meters (8:52.06) at the Cougar Indoor Invitational ... ran his season-best time in the 800 meters (1:54.68) at the Modrall Sperling Lobo Invitational ... turned in his top time of the season in the mile (4:04.59) at the Husky Classic ... finished second in the mile and anchored the first place distance medley relay team at the MWC Indoor Championships ... named to the All-MWC Indoor Team; Outdoor: Ran a season-best time of 3:51.36 in the 1,500 meters at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational ... competed in the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational ... ran a 1:55.18 in the 800 meters at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University ... won the mile with a time of 4:07.94 at the Robison Invitational.

2007 | Junior Year

CC: Did not compete; T&F: A team tri-captain ... Indoor: Earned All-America honors when he finished third in the 3,000m (8:02.63) at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., ... was the NCAA indoor third-ranked runner in the 3,000m with a time of 7:21.20; Outdoor: Ran the 1,500m with a time of 3:44.71 at the ASU Invitational ... ran the 5,000m at the Stanford Invitational in 13:55.81 ... ranked 16th nationally in the 5000m with a season-best time of 13:54.06 ... finished second at the NCAA West Regionals.

2008 | Senior Year

CC: Competed at the BYU Autumn Classic and placed fourth with a time of 21:20.3 ... at the Aztec Invitational ran a third-place time of 24.42 ... ran at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 24.17 placing sixth pre-nationals placed 20th with a time of 23.57.3 ... competed at the MWC championships and placed fourth with a time of 24.40 ... at regionals placed second with a time of 29.29.0 ... competed at nationals landing a 10th-place finish and All-America honors with a time of 29:47 - one of the best Cougar finishes ... received the following awards: MWC Runner of the Week: 9-16-08, All-MWC Team, All-Region honors, All-America and MWC Best Time in the 10K.