Born in Idaho Falls, Idaho ... parents are Mark and Jaye Lynn ... father is head coach of BYU men's track team ... grandfather Clarence was also BYU's men's track coach and a member of the BYU Athletic Hall of Fame ... maternal grandfather is long-time BYU sportscaster, Jay Monsen ... brother, Nathan, ran cross country and track at BYU ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Czech Republic ... married to Suzy Taylor, who ran for the women's cross country and track teams ... enjoys playing sports, watching movies and working on computers ... majoring in physical education coaching.
Lettered four years in cross country and two years in track at Provo High School ... four year academic all-region in track and cross country ... first-team all-region in cross country, 1,600m and 3,200m ... placed 11th at 4A State Championships in 1,600m with a time of 4:30 ... top 25 in Utah for cross country ... 8th at USATF Nationals in cross country.
BEST TIMES: mile - 4:17, 1500 - 4:00, 3000m - 8:45, 5000m - 15:22
2003 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted the season.
2006 | Freshman Year
Finished 11th in the mile at the Cougar Indoor Meet with a time of 4:32.59 ... did not compete outdoor due to injury ... named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center.
2007 | Sophomore Year
Did not compete indoor due to injury ... competed in the 1500 meters at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University ... Ran a season-best time of 4:05.85 in the 1500 meters at the Robison Invitational.
2008 | Junior Year
Academic All-MWC ... in indor track placed first in the one mile at the Boise State Team Invite with a time of 4:30.40 ... in outdoor, ran the 1500m at the Willie Williams Classic in a time of 4:13.91.