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Michael Abbott Athlete Profile

Michael Abbott

Position: Sprints Height: 6-0 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2015-2017 Hometown: Monroe, UT Last School: South Sevier High School

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Gregory and Elizabeth Abbott
  • Enjoys tumbling, hunting with his family, camping and spending time in the mountains

Before BYU

  • Broke all school records in the 100, 200 and 400m sprints
  • In 2010, took state in the 100 and 200m
  • In 2011, took state in the 100, 200 and 400m 
  • Also participated in football and wrestling

Stats

Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
7.00 60 meters (indoor) 2016 Air Force Invitational
10.74 100 meters 2015 UVU Collegiate Invitational
21.78 200 meters 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career stats



2015 | Freshman Year

Outdoor

  • Fourth place in the 100m at the Robison Invitational
  • Anchored for BYU's top 4x100m time (40.26)
  • Third place in the 100m at the Weber State Twilight Meet with a time of 10.74

2016 | Junior Year

Indoor

  • Placed ninth and set a personal record in the 60m at the Air Force Invitational with a time of 7.00
  • Was part of the 4x400m team that placed 6th at the Air Force Invitational with a 3:23.39 mark

Outdoor

  • Participated in the NCAA Division 1 West Preliminary round in the 4x1 and finished 18th with a time of 40.42
  • Finished in seventh place at the 2016 Weber State Twilight Meet in the 200m
  • Placed first in the 4x1 relay with a time of 40.12 at the 2016 Oxy Invitational 
  • Set a personal record in the 200m at the BYU Cougar Invitational with a time of 21.78