Mitchell Briggs Athlete Profile

Mitchell Briggs

Position: Distance Height: 5-10 Weight: 150 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2011 | 2015-2016 Hometown: Everett, WA Mission: Mexico City North, Mexico Last School: Jackson High School

Personal

  • Born in Everett, WA
  • Parents are Alan and Annette
  • Has one brother and sister
  • Had a 3.6 GPA at Jackson HS in Mill Creek, Wash.
  • Also recruited by Gonzaga and University of Washington
  • Majoring in physical education teaching
  • Likes to juggle
  • Sports hero is former BYU runner Jared Ward

Before BYU

  • Lettered all four years of high school in cross country and track
  • Two-time captain in cross country and once in track
  • Won league title senior year
  • Ran mile in 4:17 for third all time at Jackson HS and ran two mile in 9:09 for second all time
  • Voted by HS team as "most inspirational"
  • High school coach is Eric Hruschka
  • Began running in middle school because he wanted to break the sixth grade mile record

Stats

Personal Bests
Time Event Venue
8:49.93 3000m Steeplechase 2016 Stanford Invitational
4:19.47 Mile 2016 Robison Invitational
8:09.09 3000 meters 2016 Iowa State Classic
14:09.41 5000 meters 2016 MPSF Championships

Career Stats

Men's Cross Country Athlete Profile



2011 | Freshman Year

Indoor

  • Took fifth at the BYU Cougar Invitational in the 3000m with a time of 8:38.26
  • Competed at both the UW Invite (8:19.81) and UW Husky Classic (8:17.51) in the 3000m
  • Ran a 4:13 mile at the Columbia Invite

Outdoor

  • Finished in sixth place in the 3000m steeplechase at the Stanford Invite with a time of 9:10.36
  • Grabbed a second place finish (9:18.72) at the USC Tri-Meet in the 3000m steeplechase

2015 | Sophomore Year

Outdoor

  • Finished second in the 3000m Steeplechase three times—at the Bryan Clay Invitational (9:05.18), the Robison Invitational (9:15.05) and the Oxy Invite (8:56.17)

2016 | Junior Year

Indoor 

  • Participated in the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 5000m and finished in ninth place (14:09.41)