Payton Sorenson Athlete Profile

Payton Sorenson

Payton Sorenson
Position: Sprinter Height: 6-5 Weight: 185 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012-2013 | 2015-2016 Hometown: Mesa, AZ Last School: Mountain View High School

Before BYU:

  • High School: Mountain View High School under Robert Ronan
  • Played tennis and baseball
  • Male Athlete of the Year in school district
  • Won 50 free at state junior and senior year
  • Won 100 free at state senior year
  • Club: Mesa Aquatics Club under Jack Giles


  • Parents are Jeff and Lorna Sorenson
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Enjoys baseball, volleyball, tennis and football
  • Plays the piano
  • Served a mission to New York in the New York South mission
  • Majoring in mechanical engineering

2012-2013 | Freshman Year

  • MPSF Male Freshman of the Year
  • Named to All-MPSF First Team for performances in the 50 free (20.01), 200 free relay (1:18.30), 100 free (43.90) and 400 free relay (2:55.02)
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for his performance in the 100 back (48.74)  
  • At MPSF meet finished first in the 200 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay, third in the 50 Free and 100 Free and fourth in 100 Back
  • Helped set school and MPSF meet records in the 200 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay
  • Ranked second on the team in the 50 Free, 100 Free and 100 Back