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Kaitlyn Gunnerson Track and Field Athlete Profile

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Kaitlyn Gunnerson

Position: Hurdles Height: 5-9 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2016-2017 Hometown: Coeur d' Alene, ID Last School: Coeur dAlene High School

Personal 

  • Parents are Bryant and Sarah Gunnerson
  • Four siblings: Alex, Courtney, Daniel, Kimberly 
  • Major: Finance 
  • Hobbies include cooking, the outdoors, and all different kinds of sports
  • Also recruited by University of Utah, University of Idaho, Utah State 

Before BYU

  • Holds school record in the 100m Hurdles, 4x400m relay, 4x100m relay
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Ranked in top 3% of high school graduating class
  • 4x Varsity Track letter 
  • 4x Varsity Cross Country letter                 
  • 2x Idaho 5A State Champion in 100m Hurdles

Stats

Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
26.75 200m 2017 Iowa State Classic
42.19 300m 2016 Cougar Invitational 
57.95 400m 2016 Texas A&M Team Invitational
1:17.44  500m 2016 BYU Cougar Indoor
1:35.66 600m 2016 New Mexico Classic 
8.96 60m Hurdles  2017 Iowa State Classic 
14.30 100m Hurdles  2017 BYU Last Chance Meet
1:00.95 400m Hurdles  2017 Oxy Invitational

Career Stats



2016 | Freshman Year

Indoor

  • Took first place on the 4x400 relay team at the 2016 BYU Cougar Indoor
  • 5th place in the 60m hurdles and 4th place in the 500m run at the 2016 BYU Cougar Indoor 
  • Finished 12th in the 60m hurdles, 11th in the 400m run and 5th with 4x440 relay team at the Air Force Invitational
  • Placed 4th with the 4x400 relay team and 7th in the 600m run at the New Mexico Classic
  • Finished 3rd with the 4x400 relay team at the Iowa State Classic

Outdoor

  • Placed 6th in the 100m hurdles and 3rd in the 400m hurdles at the 2016 UVU Collegiate Invitational 
  • Took 3rd in the 400m hurdles and 9th in the 100m hurdles at the 2016 BYU Robison Invitational 
  • Finished 4th in the 100m hurdles with a season best time of 14.81 at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational 
  • 9th place in the 400m hurdles at teh 2016 Mesa Classic 
  • Took 4th in the 400m hurdles and 7th in the 100m hurdles at the Border Clash 2016

2017 | Sophomore Year

Indoor

  • First place with the 4x400 relay team at the BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational 
  • 4th in the 300m run and 2nd in the 60m hurdles at the BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational 
  • Finished 2nd with the 4x440 relay team at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Took 10th with the 4x400 relay team at the UW Invitational 
  • Placed 12th in the 60m hurdles at the Iowa State Classic 

Outdoor

  • 2nd place in the 400m hurdles and 11th in the 100-meter hurdles at the Trojan Invitational 
  • Took 7th with the 4x400m relay team at the Sun Angel Classic and placed 11th in the 400m hurdles 
  • Competed with the 4x400m relay team and took 1st at the Utah State Mark Faldmo Invitational 
  • Placed 5th in the 100m hurdles and 3rd in the 400m hurdles at the Utah State Mark Faldmo Invitational 
  • 1st place with the 4x400m relay team, 3rd in the 100m hurdles and 4th in the 400m hurdles at the BYU Robison Invitational 
  • Finished 5th in the 400m hurdles and 13th in the 100m hurdles at the Oxy Invitational