Mark Nevers Athlete Profile

Mark Nevers

Mark Nevers
Position: Distance Height: 5-9 Weight: 138 Roster Years: 2006 Hometown: Oak Park

Personal

Born in Canoga Park, Calif. ... parents are Gary and Dianne Nevers ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bangolare, India ... married Caroline Pike in December 2005

At BYU

2001-CC: Finished fourth on the team at Roy Griak Invitational, covering 8K course in 25:11 ... ran a personal season-best 8K time of 25:08 at MWC Championships, on the way to an 18th-place finish and MWC Freshman of the Year honors ... ran a time of 32:03 (10K) at NCAA Championships.

Before BYU

Set school records in the 1600m (4:18.95) and 3200m (9:06.05) at Oak Park HS ... Male Athlete of the Year at Oak Park HS ... three-time league champ in cross country ... Eight league titles in track ... three-time all-state Division IV ... third in 3200m at state ... state runner-up for cross country in 2000.

Stats

BEST TIMES: 5000m - 14:39, 10,000m - 30:12.63



2006 | Freshman Year

Finished ninth in the 3000m run at the Mt. States Indoor Games with a time of 8:53.65 ... named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center.