Angela Petersen Athlete Profile

Angela Petersen

Angela Petersen
Position: Distance Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2007-2008 Hometown: Tucson, AZ


  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are John and Janene Petersen
  • Majoring in school health education

Before BYU

  • Lettered in track and cross country
  • Named Arizona Star Student Athlete of the Week (2004)
  • Member of the 2004 All-State cross country team
  • Recognized as an Honor Roll Student

Other College

  • Ran for Paradise Valley Community College
  • Academic All-American
  • Region champion in the 1500 meters (2006)
  • National Champion in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 2006
  • Eight-time All-American
  • Graduated with high distinction (4.0 GPA)


Personal Best: 5000 meters- 17:40; 3000-meter steeplechase- 10:46; 1500 meters- 4:47; 800 meters- 2:19

2007 | Junior Year


  • Won the 3000 meters at the Hampton Inn Classic at Boise State University
  • Ran her season best time in the 3000 meters (10:12.67) at the University of Washington Invitational
  • Finished with her best time of the season in the 5,000 meters (17:40.31) at the Husky Classic 


  • Competed in the 3,000 meters at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational
  • Ran a season-best 10:48.14 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational
  • Competed in the steeplechase at the West Region meet