Brett Birkeland Athlete Profile

Brett Birkeland

Brett Birkeland
Position: Decathlon Height: 6-3 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 2009-2010 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Personal

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah ... parents are Cliff and Lynne ... married to Haley ... Eagle scout ... enjoys camping and eating brownies ... served in the Canada Montreal Mission (2007-08) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... youngest of six children ... loves Haitian food and Audrey Hepburn ... majoring in civil engineering

Before BYU

Prepped at Olympus High ... team captain and MVP junior and senior years ... second in state in the long jump and fifth in state in the 400m as a senior

Summary

Academic All-MWC (2009, 2010)
Indoor - MWC Championship Team (2009, 2010)
Outdoor - MWC All-Conference (Decathlon 2009)
MWC Championship Team (2009, 2010)

Stats

BEST MARKS: 100m - 11.09, 400m - 49.73, 110mH - 15.87, 1500m - 4:41, LJ - 22-04 , 200m - 22.21



2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor: Finished fourth with a score of 2,637 in the heptathlon at the BYU Invitational ... placed sixth in the long jump (6.45m) at ISU Bengal Shootout ... competed in the 60m dash, 60mH, long jump and shot put at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational
Outdoor: Finished third in the decathlon at the MWC Championships with 6,456 points including first in the long jump; second in the 100m and third in the discus, 400m, pole vault and 1500m events ... took third in the 400m (50.09) and fifth in the long jump (6.67m) at Weber State Invite ... finished fourth at the Robison Invitational in the decathlon with 6,461 points

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: Finished fifth at the MWC Championships in the heptathlon with a score of 4621 ... Competed at the UW Invitational in the heptathlon (4463) ... Took sixth in the long jump (6.38m) at the Bengal Shootout ... Placed third in the BYU Invitational in the heptathlon with a score of 4060
Outdoor: Finished seventh at the MWC Championships in the decathlon with a score of 6243 ... Took third in the javelin (46.5m), fourth in the long jump (6.28m) and sixth in the pole vault (3.85m) at the BYU Invitational ... Won the javelin (48.69m) and took second in the long jump (6.55m) at the BYU Robison Invitational ... Finished second in the long jump (6.62m) at the Utah Spring Classic