Laura Young Athlete Profile

Laura Young

Height: 5-6 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012 | 2015 Hometown: South Jordan , UT Last School: Bingham High School


  • Parents are David and Christine Young
  • Has three siblings: Rachel, Rebekah and Allison
  • Undeclared major

Before BYU

  • Personal bests: 1600m- 4:56.0, 3200m- 10:54.0, 5k- 18:40.0, 800m- 2:18.0
  • Earned academic letters during sophomore, junior and senior years
  • Honor roll all four years of high school
  • Named KJZZ Student-Athlete of the week as a senior
  • Bingham High School Athlete of the Year as a sophomore
  • Bingham High School Athlete of the Month as a senior
  • Bingham High School's senior class All-Around Female Athlete
  • Three-time region champion in the 800m
  • Four-time region champion in the 1600m
  • Two-time region champion in the 3200m
  • Two-time region champion in cross country
  • Named All-State in cross country three years in a row
  • Named All-State in the one and two mile during junior season



2012: Sophomore

Place Event Time Distance
16 BYU Autumn Classic 18:27.5 5K
55 Washington Invitational 21:03.7 6K
10 Wisconsin Adidas Open Meet 21:18.9 6K
27 WCC Championships 22:13.5 6K
2012: Freshman
Place Event Time Distance
6 Reno Twilight Classic 14:55.0 4K
59 Toledo Bubble Buster 14:14.2 4K
114 Louisville Invitational 18:06.7 5K
19 Wisconsin Invitational (B-race) 21:35.0 6K
27 WCC Championships 21:29.0 6K
65 Mountain Region Championships 22:14.9 6K

2012 | Freshman Year

  • In first race of collegiate career, finished fourth for BYU and sixth overall at Reno Twilight Classic in 14:55.0
  • At Toledo Bubble Buster, finished ninth for BYU and 59th overall in 14:14.2
  • Finished seventh for BYU and 114th overall at Louisville Inviational in 18:06.7
  • Placed fourth for BYU and 19th overall in the Wisconsin Invitational B-race in 21:35.0
  • At WCC Championships, finished seventh for BYU and 27th overall in 21:29.0
  • Ended the season at the Mountain Region Championships placing fifth for BYU and 65th overall in 22:14.9