Kevin Nielsen Athlete Profile

Kevin Nielsen

Positions: Multi-Events, Hurdles Height: 6-2 Weight: 170 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012 | 2015-2017 Hometown: Granite Bay, CA Mission: Houston, TX Last School: Granite Bay High School

Personal

  • Wife's name is Samantha
  • Parents are Tricia and David
  • Has four sibilings including a twin 
  • Major is facility and property management
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Houston, Texas
  • Born in Sacramento, California
  • Sports hero is his BYU teammate Jackson Walker
  • Enjoys naps, ice cream and Mexican food. He is skilled at hide-and-seek and the limbo
  • Also recruited by Arkansas and UC Berkely

Before BYU

  • Coached by coach Kent

Stats

Personal Bests
Points/Mark/Time Event Meet
5640 Heptathlon 2016 MPSF Indoor Championships
6376 Decathlon 2016 Texas Relays

Career Stats



2016 | Sophomore Year

Indoor

  • Set the school record in the heptathlon at the MPSF Championships with a score of 5,640 points; finished third overall