Tyrel Jensen Athlete Profile

Tyrel Jensen

Tyrel Jensen
Position: Distance Height: 6-0 Weight: 145 Roster Years: 2002 | 2005-2007 Hometown: Marlboro

Personal

Born in Mesa, Ariz. ... parents are Wayne and Lynette Jensen ... brother, Ryan, played Rugby for BYU and dad ran track for the University of Wyoming ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denver, Colorado ... majoring in business ... married Jenna Taylor in March 2006.

At BYU

2001-CC: Covered the 8K course in a personal season-best time of 25:54 ... finished the 8K race in 25:58 at MWC Championships.

Before BYU

Named to All-Shore team three years in cross country and two years in track ... conference champion in both cross country and track while attending Marlboro HS ... finished fourth at 2001 nationals in Raleigh, N.C. to earn All-American status in the 1600m with a time of 4:12 ... set school record in 1600m ... also lettered twice in basketball at MHS.

Stats

BEST MARKS: Mile - 4:05.93, 800m - 1:52.89, 1500m - 3:44.00

2002 | Freshman Year

First team All-Conference in the mile for both indoor and outdoor seasons.

2005 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the season.

2006 | Sophomore Year

Finished seventh in the 800m at the Cougar Indoor Meet with a time of 1:55.57 ... finished 11th in the mile at the UW Indoor Invitational with a time of 4:06.97 ... finished 16th in the mile at the New Balance Indoor Invitational with a time of 4:09.39 ... competed in the mile at the Husky Indoor Classic with a time of 4:07.69 ... finished fourth in the mile at the MWC Indoor Championships with a time of 4:17.75 ... finished the 1500m in 3:49.24 at the Stanford Invitational ... competed in the 1500m with a time of 3:48.80 at the Oregon Invite ... finished fifth in the mile at the Robison Invitational with a time of 4:07.34 ... placed fourth in the 1500m (3:50.24) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... finished sixth in his heat of the 1500m at the NCAA West Region Championships with a time of 3:56.26 ... ran a 4:05.93 mile at the Notre Dame Last Chance Meet.

2007 | Junior Year

Competed in the mile at the Dan Dehart Invitational at UNM ... ran the mile at the New Balance meet in New York ... ran a season-best time of 4:08.51 in the mile at the Husky Classic ... took third place in the mile as well as leading off for the first place Distance Medley Relay team at the MWC Indoor Championships ... named to the All-MWC Indoor Team ... finished with a season-best time of 1:52.89 in the 800 meters at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational ... ran a season-best time of 3:47.20 in the 1500 meters at the Stanford Invitational ... took third in the mile at the Robison Invitational ... placed second in the 1500 meters at the MWC Championship meet ... named to the All-MWC Team ... competed in the 1500 meters at the West Region meet.