Born in Nephi, Utah ... parents are Rex and Mary Goodwin ... served in the Czech, Prague Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Utah Cross Country 5A State Champion in 2000 ... won the 3200m and placed second in the 1600m at the state meet in 2001 ... a member of the two-time national championship team at Mountain View HS ... finished seventh at Footlocker ... two-time All-American.
Best Marks: Steeplechase - 8:41.7, 3000m - 8:10.8, 5000m - 14.14, 1500m - 3:45.8
2004 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted the season.
2005 | Freshman Year
Ran the 5000m at the MWC Indoor Championships in 15:11.11 to place fifth ... took third in the 3000m Steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational (8:57.43) ... won the 3000m Steeplechase at the BYU Robison Invitational (9:15.73) and BYU Outdoor Invite (9:16.29) ... finished third in the 3000m Steeplechase at the MWC Outdoor Championships with a time of 9:08.30.
2006 | Sophomore Year
Placed third in the 3000m run at the Cougar Indoor Meet with a time of 8:43.82 ... finished 33rd in the 3000m with a time of 8:22.26 at the Husky Indoor Classic ... placed third in the 5000m run at the MWC Indoor Championships with a time of 14:55.89 ... took seventh in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 8:52.38 ... finished third in the 1500m with a time of 3:54.23 at the BYU Invite ... placed fifth in the 3,000m steeplechase (8:57.25) at the Oregon Invite ... captured second at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 9:14.20 ... automatically qualified for nationals by taking fifth in the steeplechase at the NCAA West Region Championships with a time of 9:04.99 ... finished 19th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 8:56.04 ... took first place in the Freedom Festival 10K.
2007 | Junior Year
Took first place in the 3,000 meters at the Cougar Indoor Invitational ... ran his fastest time of the season in the 3,000 meters (8:10.80) at the New Balance meet in New York ... finished in a season-best time of 4:09.22 in the mile at the Husky Classic ... placed seventh in the 3,000 meters at the MWC Indoor Championship meet ... placed fourth in the 1500 meters at the Monterey, Mexico meet ... ran in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational ... ran a season-best time of 3:45.89 in the 1500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... won the steeplechase with a time of 9:03.32 at the Robison Invitational ... won the 1500 meters in a time of 3:49.95 and took second in the steeplechase at the MWC Championships ... named to the All-MWC Team ... placed fifth in the steeplechase at the West Region meet ... ran a season-best 8:41.76 in the steeplechase at the NCAA Championships ... named All-American in the steeplechase.