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Tyler Sorensen Athlete Profile

Tyler Sorensen

Position: Sprints Height: 5-10 Weight: 165 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2014-2016 Hometown: Richfield, UT Mission: Copenhagen, Denmark Last School: Richfield High School


  • Hometown is Richfield, Utah
  • Parents are Dave and Mindy 
  • Has two siblings, Derek and Emily
  • Younger brother Derek won the 2013 2A state 100 and 200-meter dash as a junior
  • Eagle Scout
  • Enjoys hunting, fishing, football, basketball, watching sports (especially BYU sports), the gospel, and being with friends and family
  • Is studying exercise science

Before BYU

  • Won Utah state titles in the 100m, 200m and 400m in 2011 
  • Awarded the 2011 3A State MVP for track and field
  • Awarded the 2011 Utah Gatorade Athlete of the Year
  • Won the Golden Hour 100-meter dash at the 2011 BYU Invitational
  • Holds five track records at Richfield High School
  • Three-time Region 100-meter champion
  • Earned nine lettermen awards in high school athletics
  • All-State Football, played free safety and quarterback (3 year starter)
  • Starting point guard on varsity basketball team



Personal Bests
Time Event Venue
10.78 100m 2015 Weber State Twilight Meet
21.82 200m 2015 Robison Invitational

*- Unattached

Career Stats

2014 | Freshman Year


  • Finished second in the 200m at the Mark Faldmo Meet (21.88)
  • Finished third in the 100m at the BYU Cougar Invitational (10.87)

2015 | Sophomore Year


  • Posted personal bests in the 100m (10.78) and the 200m (21.82)
  • Finished second in the 200m at the Weber State Twilight Meet with a time of 21.84
  • Part of BYU's season-best 4x100m time (40.26)