Rory Linkletter Athlete Profile

Rory Linkletter

Height: 5-11 Weight: 135 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2014-2015 Hometown: Herriman, UT Last School: Herriman High School

Personal

  • Born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Parents are Jason Linkletter and Tara Thompson
  • Has five siblings
  • Sports hero is former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis
  • Favorite quote from Coach Eyestone: "Whatever you do, do your best"
  • Majoring in advertising
  • Enjoys watching sports
  • Also recruited by Portland, Northern Arizona and Ole Miss

Before BYU

  • 5A runner-up in 1600m
  • First finisher on fastest Utah 4A cross country team ever in 2012
  • All-state twice in cross country and four times in track in high school
  • High school coach is James Barnes
  • Started cross country in ninth grade after a friend dragged him to a summer workout

Stats

2015: Sophomore
Place Event Time Distance
14 BYU Autumn Classic* 20:53.2 4 miles
18 WCC Preview 25:23.8 8k
16 Wisconsin Adidas Invitational "B" race 24:53.7 8k

 

2014: Freshman  
Place Event Time Distance
29 Utah Open* 20:20.6 6k
20 BYU Autumn Classic* 21:14.0 4 miles

* - Unattached

Men's Track and Field Athlete Profile 



2014 | Freshman Year

  • Took third place at Junior Canadian Cross Country Championships (19 and under) which qualified him for World Junior Cross Country Championships in China as well as the Pan American Junior Championships in Columbia.