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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


  • Wife's name is Samantha
  • Parents are Tricia and David
  • Has four sibilings including a twin 
  • Major is facility and property management
  • Also recruited by Arkansas and UC Berkely

Before BYU

  • Coached by coach Kent


Personal Bests
Points/Mark/Time Event Meet
5728 Heptathlon 2017 MPSF Championships
6376 Decathlon 2016 Texas Relays
7.54m Long Jump 2017 Boise State Challenge
2.06m High Jump 2016 BYU December Invite
4.72m Pole Vault 2016 New Mexico Invite
8.22 60-meter hurdles 2017 MPSF Championships

Career Stats

2016 | Sophomore Year


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