Rich Evanson Athlete Profile

Rich Evanson

Rich Evanson
Position: Distance Height: 6-3 Weight: 165 Roster Years: 2003-2004 Hometown: Littleton Last School: Highlands Ranch High School

Personal

Born 11/03/78 ... parents are Terry and Lynette Evanson ... served in the Malaga, Spain Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... married to Kelly Parkinson ... majoring in Spanish with a minor in chemistry.

Before BYU

Highland Ranch Herald Athlete of the Month and Denver Post Athlete of the Week ... league and region 800m and 1,600m champion in 1997 ... 1996 league champ in 1,600m ...member of 4x800 state champions in Colorado ... led team to state championship.

Stats

BEST MARKS: 1500m - 3:51; steeplechase, 9:04.47; 800m - 1:54.



2003 | Junior Year

Finished seventh in the mile (4:17.54 ) at the Olympic Oval Invitational ... ran the mile in 4:16.11 to place sixth at Boise State ... took seventh in the mile (4:19.54) at the Mountain State Games ... finished fifth in the mile at the Oval Qualifier with a time of 4:11.4 ... placed fifth in the mile (4:09.47) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... finished third in the 1,500m (3:54.07) at the Willie Williams Classic ... ran the 3,000m in 9:03.82 to finish fourth at the Stanford Invitational.

2004 | Senior Year

Placed second at Montana State in the mile (4:16.65) ... finished sixteenth in the mile at the Washington Invitational (4:09.83) ... qualified for regionals in the steeplechase (8:59.70) with a 17th place finish at the Stanford Invitational ... took 11th in the 1,500m with a time of 3:54.05 at the Sun Angel Classic ... finished 13th in his heat of the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 9:04.47 at the Cardinal Invitational ... named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Mountain West Conference.