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Derek Sorensen Athlete Profile

Derek Sorensen

Derek Sorensen
Position: Sprints Height: 5-11 Weight: 160 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2016-2017 Hometown: Richfield, UT Mission: Papeete, Tahiti, Last School: Richfield High School


  • Parents are Dave and Mindy 
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Brother Tyler ran as a sprinter on the BYU track team
  • Father Dave run track and played football and tennis at Snow College and Weber State University
  • Was also recruited by Utah Valley University and Southern Utah University

Before BYU

  • Was named 2A Track and Field MVP in 2013
  • State champion in 100, 200 and 400 meters at Richfield High School


Personal Bests
Mark/Time Event Meet
10.52 100 meters 2017 BYU Cougar Invitational
21.11 200 meters 2017 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career Stats

2017 | Freshman Year


  • At the BYU Cougar Invitational, set personal bests in the 100 and 200 meters with times of 10.52 and 21.11, respectively