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Katie Swanson Athlete Profile

Katie Swanson

Height: 5-6 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2009 | 2011-2012 Hometown: Farmington, UT Last School: Davis High School


  • Parents are Richard and Suzanne Swanson
  • Has three younger siblings
  • Enjoys waterskiing, snow skiing, arts and crafts, piano, family vacations, hiking, and swimming
  • Open major

Before BYU

  • Two-year letterwinner in cross country at Davis HS in Kaysville, Utah
  • High honor roll with a 3.99 GPA in high school, completing several AP courses
  • Helped team to region and state championships in 2007 and 2008
  • Member of 2007 team that placed ninth overall at the Nike Team Nationals


  • MWC Academic All-Conference (2010)


2012: Senior
Place Event Time Distance
18 Reno Twilight Classic 15:34.0 4K
23 BYU Autumn Classic 18:29.6 3Mile
150 Louisville Invitational 18:19.5 5K
2011: Sophomore
Place Event Time Distance
9 Utah State Open 18:21.9 5K
28 BYU Invitational 19:40.6 5K
2009: Freshman    
Place Event Time Distance
21 BYU Autumn Classic* 19:28.1 5K
36 UC Riverside Invitational 17:50.8 5K
17 Bob Firman Invitational 18:50.2 5K
81 Chile Pepper Invitational 23:04.5 6K

 * - Unattached 

2009 | Freshman Year

  • Ran unattached at the BYU Autumn Classic, finishing in 21st place with a 5K time of 19:28
  • Finished the UC Riverside Invitational in 36th place in 17:50
  • Came in 17th place at the Bob Firman Invitational with a 5K time of 18:50
  • Earned a 81st-place mark at the Chile Pepper Invitational, crossing the finish line in 23:04.

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Finished ninth for BYU during Utah State Open with a time of 18:21.9
  • Placed 28th overall at BYU invitational in 19:40.6

2012 | Junior Year

  • Finished 12th for BYU and 18th overall at Reno Twilight Classic in 15:34.0
  • At BYU Autumn Classic, finished eighth for BYU and 23rd overall in 18:29.6
  • Placed 10th for BYU and 150th overall at Louisville Invitational in 18:19.5