Miles Batty Athlete Profile

Miles Batty

Position: Distance Height: 6-0 Weight: 150 Roster Years: 2006 | 2009 | 2011-2012 Hometown: Sandy, UT

Personal

  • Born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Parents are Gary Batty and Susan Phillips
  • Was class salutatorian with a 4.0 GPA at Jordan High School
  • Served in the Brazil Belem Mission (2006-08) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Recruited by Columbia, Minnesota and Southern Utah
  • Double majoring in neuroscience and exercise science

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Jordan High
  • Co-MVP junior and senior seasons on cross country team
  • MVP for track and field senior season
  • Holds the school record in the 1600m (4:22)
  • 5A Utah state champion in cross country
  • All-American with a fifth-place finish in the 4x100 mile relay at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships
  • All-State in track with a second-place finish in the 1600m

Summary

  • Six-time USTFCCCA All-American
  • Two-time NCAA National Champion
  • Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient (2012)
  • Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year for Men's Track & Field and Cross Country (2011)
  • Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District (2011, 2012)

Indoor:

  • NCAA record holder in the mile with a time of 3:54.54 at the 2012 Millrose Games
  • NCAA National Champion in the mile and the distance medley relay (2011)
  • USTFCCCA All-American in the mile and distance medley relay (2011, 2012)
  • USTFCCCA National Men's Track Athlete of the Year (2011)
  • USTFCCCA Mountain Region Track Athlete of the Year (2012)
  • USTFCCCA Division I Indoor Scholar Athlete of the Year (2011)
  • MPSF champion in the 800 meters and distance medley relay (2012)
  • MWC mile champion (2011)
  • MWC All-Conference (mile 2009, 2011, distance medley relay 2009, 2011)
  • MPSF Champion in the 800 meters and the distance medley relay (2012)
  • MWC Championship Team (2006, 2009, 2011)
  • USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Team (2012)

Outdoor:

  • USTFCCCA All-American in the 1,500 meters (2011, 2012)
  • USTFCCCA Mountain Region Track Athlete of the Year (2011)
  • MWC All-Conference (1500m 2009, 1500m 2011, 800m 2011)
  • MWC Championship Team (2006, 2009, 2011)

2006 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Finished fourth in the 3000m at the Cougar Indoor Meet with a time of 8:48.44
  • Competed in the 3000m at the UW Indoor Invitational with a time of 8:25.33
  • Placed fifth in the 3000-meter steeplechase (9:43.69) at the ASU Invitational
  • Competed in the 5000 meters (14:25.73) at the Stanford Invitational

Outdoor:

  • Took second in the 1500 meters (3:51.90) at the BYU Invite
  • Competed in the 5000 (14:25.41) at the Oregon Invitational
  • Came in sixth in the mile (4:11.00) at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the 5000 meters (15:13.93) at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet
  • Competed in the 1500 meters (4:01.97) at the NCAA West Regional meet
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Association and All-Academic team by USTF Coaches Association

2009 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Took second in the mile at the MWC Championships with a time of 4:21.52
  • Finished 10th in the mile (4:05.14) at the UW Invitational
  • Competed in the mile with a time of 4:12.41 at the BYU Cougar Invitational

Outdoor:

  • Finished in third place in the 1500 meters with a 3:57.75 at the MWC Championships
  • Took third at the Sun Angel Track Classic in the 1500 meters (3:46.35)
  • Won the 1500 meters at the Baldy Castillo Invite with a time of 3:48.28

2011 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Won the NCAA National Championship in the mile with a time of 3:59.49
  • Ran the anchor leg on the NCAA National Championship distance medley relay team (9:29.28)
  • Named the National Men's Track Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association
  • Named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor Scholar Athlete of the Year in Division I
  • Named the USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week after Indoor Nationals
  • Won the MWC Championship in the mile with atime of  4:15.23
  • Broke the then BYU record in the mile at the UW Husky Classic with a time of 3:55.79

Outdoor:

  • Placed 7th in the 1500 meter finals at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:45.07 to earn All-America honors
  • The 2011 COSIDA Academic All-America of the Year for Men's Track & Field and Cross Country
  • Won the MWC title in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:56.62
  • Won the 800 meters at the BYU Twilight meet with a time of 1:49.22
  • Set the school record for the 1500 meters at Mt. SAC with a 3:36.25
  • Named to the Bowerman Award Watchlist
  • Named Academic All-MWC and an MWC Scholar-Athlete

2012 | Senior Year

Indoor:
  • Broke the NCAA Indoor mile record by almost half a second at the Millrose Games with a time of 3:54.54
  • Earned All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor National Championships by finishing third in the mile (4:01.86) and the distance medley relay (9:36.07)
  • Named the Mountain Region Track Athlete of the Year
  • An MPSF Indoor Champion in the 800m (1:49.17) and the distance medley relay (BYU record 9:29.00)
  • Named an MPSF Scholar-Athlete
  • Division I All-Academic Team

Outdoor:

  • Placed second and earned All-America honors in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA Division I Outdoor National Champsionships with a time of 3:43.83
  • Ran the second-fastest collegiate 1,500 meter time of 3:37.50 at the Occidental High Performance Meet
  • Named a Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree
  • Awarded the NCAA Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship, the most prestigious academic award given by the NCAA
  • Ran the 800 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational in 1:49.23
  • Ran the 5,000 meters at the 54th Annual Mt. SAC Relays in 13:46.84