Janell Neely Athlete Profile

Janell Neely

Position: Distance Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 1981-1984 Hometown: Santa Fe, NM


  • 1981 AIAW
  • 1982 2-mile relay AIAW Indoor


Majoring in engineering.

Before BYU

Placed second in 1981 national high school cross country meet, winning All-America honors.


AIAW Indoor All-American: 1982 (2-mile relay)


BYU Indoor Record Holder: 3000m- 9:49.54; 2 Miles- 10:16.04

1981 | Freshman Year

Named AIAW All-America in cross country (16th place).

1982 | Sophomore Year

AIAW All-America for indoor track for running a leg on BYU's sixth place two-mile relay team...placed tenth at AIAW National Outdoors in 3000m run (9:47.80)...named AIAW All-Region VII in cross country and indoor and outdoor track...selected All-HCAC in cross country.

1983 | Junior Year

Selected All-HCAC in cross country...qualified for the NCAA track and field National Championships in the 10000-meters...finished 74th at NCAA cross country championships to help BYU to a ninth place finish.