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Tyler Crofts Athlete Profile

Tyler Crofts

Tyler Crofts
Position: Steeplechase Height: 6-0 Class: Redshirt Roster Years: 2015-2016 Hometown: Ammon, ID Last School: Hillcrest High School


  • Born in Vancouver, Washington
  • Parents are Von and Jennifer
  • Has three brothers and two sisters
  • Plays the cello
  • Majoring in physiology and developmental biology
  • Named after former BYU quarterback Ty Detmer

Before BYU

  • Athlete of the Year at Hillcrest High School (2010-2011)
  • Two-time Idaho state champion in the 3200m
  • High school coach is Bob Hagert
  • Started running after beating his elementary school principal in a mile race


Personal Bests
Time Event Venue
9:04.32 3000m steeplechase 2016 Oxy Invitational

Career Stats

Men's Cross Country Profile

2015 | Freshman Year


  • Fourth place in the 3000m Steeplechase at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival with a time of 9:04.95
  • Won the 3000m Steeplechase at the Robison Invitational with a time of 9:12.12
  • Third place in the 3000m Steeplechase at the BYU Cougar Invitational with a time of 9:12.88