Amy Layne Athlete Profile

Amy Layne

Amy Layne
Position: Distance Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2006-2009 Hometown: Fairfield, TX



All-America

  • 2006 3000-meter Steeplechase (Outdoor)

Personal

  • Born in Fairfield, Texas
  • Parents are Craig and Anna Lisa Fowler
  • Married Aleks Layne in August, 2007
  • Enjoys skiing, hiking and painting
  • Majoring in chemical engineering

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in cross country and two years in basketball at Lake Travis High School
  • Won the 2004 Texas 4A State Championship
  • Previous three seasons was a state finalist
  • Member of the All-State Team and Wendy's High School Heisman State finalist
  • Member of the Academic All-State Team
  • Earned the Fighting Heart Award for basketball
  • National Commended Scholar

Stats

BEST TIMES: 1500m - 4:25.33, 3000m steeplechase - 10:01.19


2006 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed third in the mile at the Lobo Indoor Invitational with a time of 5:03.11
  • Finished 11th in the 3000m run in a time of 10:05.40 at the UW Indoor Invitational
  • Competed in the 3000m run at the Indoor Husky Classic with a time of 9:45.41
  • Finished fourth in the 3000m at the MWC Indoor Championships with a time of 9:55.49

Outdoor: 

  • Won first place in the 1500 meters (4:33.0) at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Took second in the 3000 meters (9:47.55) at the ASU Invitational
  • Placed second in the 3000-meter steeplechase (10:31.02) at the UCLA Invite
  • Came in fifth in the 3000-meter steeplechase (10:17.71) at the Oregon Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the 3000-meter steeplechase (11:03.27) at the Mountain West Conference Championship
  • Won first in the 3000-meter steeplechase (10:32.36) at the NCAA West Regional meet
  • Competed in the 3000-meter steeplechase (10:08.12) at the NCAA National Championships
  • Took eighth in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:11.73 at the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Beijing
  • Named to the All-Academic team by the USTF coaches association
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2007 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Ran her best times of the year in the mile (4:52.60) and 3000 meters (9:16.86) at the University of Washington Invitational
  • Part of the MWC Indoor Championship and Albuquerque Convention Center record-setting distance medley relay team that finished in 11:37.96 at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Indoor Team
  • Posted her best time of the season in the 800 meters (2:15.74) at the Wilson Last Chance Meet

Outdoor: 

  • Ran a season-best 4:25.33 in the 1500 meters at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational
  • Took fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational
  • Placed fifth in the steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Ran on the second place 4x1500 meter relay team that set a BYU record of 17:41.05 at the Penn Relays
  • Won the steeplechase at the MWC Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Team
  • Ran a career-best 10:01.19 in the steeplechase to get into the finals at the NCAA National Championships.

2008 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Did not compete

Outdoor: 

  • Began the season in the 3000m steeplechase (10:44.95) at the Stanford Invitational
  • Took third in the 3000m steeplechase (10:40.27) at the MWC Outdoor Championships