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Tyrel Jensen Athlete Profile

Tyrel Jensen

Tyrel Jensen
Height: 6-0 Weight: 155 Roster Years: 2001 | 2004-2007 Hometown: Marlboro, NJ Last School: Marlboro High School


Born in Mesa, Arizona ... parents are Wayne and Lynette Jensen ... father Jensen ran track at the University of Wyoming ... brother, Ryan, played rugby for BYU.

Before BYU

Named to All-Shore team three years in cross country and two years in track ... conference champion in both cross country and track while attending Marlboro HS ... finished fourth at 2001 nationals in Raleigh, N.C. to earn All-America status in 1600m with a time of 4:12 ... also lettered twice in basketball at Marlboro HS.

2001 | Freshman Year

Competed as a freshman in conference meets.

2004 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the season.

2005 | Sophomore Year

Started the season with a fifth place finish and a time of 20:18.2 at the BYU Alumni Invitational ... placed seventh at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 20:48.3 ... ran in the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 25:17.0 and a 51st place finish ... had a time of 25:19.4 in the Pre-National Blue Race ... placed 10th with a time of 24:56.6 at the MWC Championships and earned Second-Team All-MWC honors ... placed 40th at the NCAA Mt. Region meet with a time of 32:15.1 ... finished the season with a time of 31:52.7 at the NCAA National Championship.

2006 | Junior Year

Placed 10th at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 20:35.1 ... competed at the Sacramento State Invitational, placing fifth with a time of 25:01 ... finished with a time of 24:13.38 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational ... completed the Pre-Nationals 8k race with a time of 24:48 ... placed 41st at the NCAA Mt. Region meet ... traveled to the NCAA National Championships and competed with a time of 34:19 ... named to the Fall 2006 Academic All-MWC team.

2007 | Senior Year

Placed 16th at the BYU Autumn Classic with a 4-mile time of 20:27.8 ... ran at the Dave Murray Invitational, finishing in 17th place with a 6k time of 18:53.0 ... placed 83rd at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 5-mile time of 25:21 ... placed 4th in the open invitational at Pre-Nationals with a 8k time of 24:45.0 ... finished 7th at the MWC Championships with a 8k time of 25:03 ... first-team All-MWC for his performance at the MWC Championships ... placed 33rd at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships, completing the 10k course in 31:43.4 ... placed 166th at the NCAA National Championships with a 10k time of 31:39.7.