Tyler Bushnell Athlete Profile

Tyler Bushnell

Position: Steeplechase Height: 6-2 Weight: 160 Roster Years: 2000-2003 Hometown: Philomath Mission: Columbus, OH Last School: Philomath High School

Personal

  • Born in Philomath, Oregon
  • Parents are Dwight and Bobette Bushnell  
  • Majored in recreation management.

Before BYU

  • Team won the Oregon state cross country championship in 1993
  • Won the Valco League Championship in the 1,500m in 1994
  • Competed in the 1995 Prefontaine Classic Elite High School Mile.

Stats

BEST MARKS: Steeplechase, 98:52; 3000m, 8:24; 1500m, 3:55.

2000 | Freshman Year

  • Finished fifth in the 800m (1:59.01) at the Wilson Motor Open
  • Finished seventh in the 3,000m (8:28) at the Snake River Open
  • Finished 11th in the mile (4:26.90) at the Mountain States Games
  • Finished seventh in the 3,000m with a time of 8:54.50 at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships
  • Recorded a third-place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase with a 9:13.31 at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Ran the 3,000m SC at the Stanford Invitational.

2001 | Sophomore Year

  • Finished fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Fifth-place finish at BYU Cougar Invitational in 1,500m
  • Took second in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:27.80) at the Utah Collegiate Challenge
  • Had a personal-best 9:04.10 in the 3,000m steeplechase to finish third at MWC Championships

2002 | Junior Year

  • Finished seventh in the 3,000m at the Husker Invitational with a time of 8:24
  • Ran a 8:54.48 in the 3,000m at the MWC Indoor Championships to take eighth
  • Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Cal Poly Invitational in 9:20.19
  • Finished fifth in the 1,500m at the USC Dual in a season-best 3:59.40
  • Ran a season-best 8:52.27 in the 3,000m steeplechase to place first in the collegiate section of the Stanford Invitational
  • Second in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:26.16) and 11th in the 5,000m (15:41.68) at the MWC Outdoor Championships

2003 | Senior Year

  • Competed at the Stanford Invitational in the steeplechase (9:12.80)
  • Competed in the 5,000m and placed fourth in the steeplechase at the MWC Outdoor Championships.