Robert Skidmore Athlete Profile

Robert Skidmore

Robert Skidmore
Position: Hurdles Height: 6-3 Weight: 165 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2007-2009 | 2011 Hometown: Alexander, NY

Personal

  • Born in Mavston, Wisconsin.
  • Parents are Andy and Paula
  • Served in the Nevada Las Vegas Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Enjoys playing the guitar
  • Majoring in exercise science

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Alexander Junior-Senior High
  • Set records in the 400mH and 400 at Alexander Central High School
  • Three-time sectional champion in the 400 and 400mH
  • Two-time state champion in the 400mH
  • Took sixth in the 400mH on a national level to become an All-American
  • Also lettered in swimming, cross country and basketball
  • Graduated fourth in his class and was a four-year scholar athlete.

Summary

  • Academic All-MWC (2009, 2010)

Stats

400mH - 52.89, 400m - 48.47, 200m - 21.9


2007 | Freshman Year

  • Did not compete

2008 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Placed fourth at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet in the 400m with a time of 50.52
  • At the Lumberjack Invitational placed eighth in the 400m with a time of 49.91
  • Ran at the Dave Murray/Willie Williams Classic with personal best times of 49.28 in the 400m, the 400mH with a time of 53.19 and in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:18.42.

2009 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Competed in the MWC Championships in the 400m and 200m
  • At Air Force, ran the 400m in 48.90, the 200m in 22.01 and the 60mH in 7.13

Outdoor:

  • Placed 19th at the NCAA Regionals in the 400mH with a time of 53.83
  • At the MWC Championships, took fourth in the 400mH (52.40)
  • Took fourth in the 400mH (53.23) and sixth in the 200m (22.46) at the U of U Twilight Meet
  • Ran a 52.07 in the 400mH at the Robison Invitational

2011 | Senior Year

Indoor:

  • Competed in the 200m, 400m and 4x400 relay at the MWC Championships
  • Finished seventh in the 200m (22.19) and took second in the 400m (48.47) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Sixth in the 200m at the UW Invitational with a time of 22.31
  • Finished seventh in the 60mH at the BYU Invitational with a time of 8.70

Outdoor:

  • Finished fourth in the 400mH at the Wildcat Twilight Open with a time of 54.27
  • Second in the 400mH (53.96) at the BYU Invitational
  • Seventh at the Cougar Invitational in the 400m with a time of 49.74