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J. Ammon Larsen Athlete Profile

J. Ammon Larsen

J. Ammon Larsen
Position: Distance Height: 6-0 Weight: 148 Hometown: West Jordan Last School: West Jordan High School


Born in Salt Lake City, Utah...parents are Douglas and Gwendolyn Larsen...majoring in psychology...married Melanie Dawn in June 2001.


2000-T&F: Finished eighth in the 5000m with a time of 15:34.69 at the BYU Robison Invitational. 2000-CC: Covered 5K courses at Roy Griak Invitational in 25:57...placed fourth (27:10) at Utah State Invitational, finishing second for the team.

2001-T&F: Took third at the Wildcat Invitational in 3,000m...3rd-place finish in 5,000m (15:35.16) at BYU Cougar Invitational.

Before BYU

Named cross country most valuable player in 1995 while running at West Jordan HS...voted most inspirational athlete on the track team in 1996...earned All-Region honors in 1995...three-time academic letter winner... 6th in 3200m at state.


BEST MARKS: 5000m - 14:57, 3000m - 8:46, 10,000m - 30:55