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Challis Firl Athlete Profile

Challis Firl

Challis Firl
Position: Mid Distance Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2005-2006 Hometown: Rochester, MN Last School: Rochester Century High School


  • Born December 1985 in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Chris and Kathryn Firl

Before BYU

  • Lettered five times in track at Rochester Century High School
  • Earned All-State and Academic All-State in track and cross country
  • Earned MVP honors twice in cross country


Outdoor: 100m - 12.4, 200m - 25.88, 400m - 55.03, 800m - 2:17, 1600m - 5:32, 3200m - 12:15, HJ - 5-03
Indoor: 60m - 7.93, 300m - 41.32, 400m - 56.43, 200m - 25.88

2005 | Freshman Year


  • Won the 60m (7.93) and the 300m (41.32) at the BYU Indoor Invitational
  • Took fifth in the 60m at the Boise Invitational with a time of 8.30
  • Finished third in the 400m (56.90) sixth in the 200m (25.88) at the Mountain State Games
  • Team won the distance medley (12:17.09) and took second in the 4x400m (3:50.34) at the MWC Indoor Championships


  • Placed fifth in the 400m (56.43) and team won the 4x400 (3:47.86) at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed seventh in the 400m (55.81) and team took third in the 4x400 (3:43.55) and fifth in the 4x100 (47.56) at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC

2006 | Sophomore Year


  • Placed third in the 400m dash at the Cougar Indoor Meet with a time of 58.68
  • Finished tenth in the 800m (2:17.76) and anchored the ninth-pace 4x400m relay (4:01.43) at the Lobo Indoor Invitational
  • Competed in the 800m (2:14.40) and led off the 4x400m relay (4:07.13) at the UW Indoor Invitational
  • Placed 18th in the 800m at the Husky Indoor Classic with a time of 2:10.93
  • Placed second in the 800m run at the MWC Indoor Championships with a time of 2:18.49
  • Member of the first-place distance medley relay team (11:52.80) and the sixth-place 4x400m relay team (3:49.72) at the MWC Indoor Championships


  • Won first in the 800 meters (2:13.05) at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Took first in the 800 (2:12.68) at the Cougar Invite
  • Placed fifth in the 800 invite (2:10.69) at the UCLA Invite
  • Came in second in the 800 (2:10.04) and the 4x400 relay (3:49.80) at the BYU Invite
  • Won second in the 400 meters (56.64) at the Robison Invitational
  • Took second in the 800 meters (2:09.18) at the Mountain West Conference Championship
  • Placed third with the 4x400 relay team (3:37.61) at the NCAA West Regional meet
  • Named to the All-Academic team by the USTF Coaches Association and recognized as a Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center