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Kim Nelson Athlete Profile

Kim Nelson

Kim Nelson
Position: Distance Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 1995-1997 | 2000 Hometown: Anaheim, CA


  • Born in Fullerton, California
  • Parents are Ted and Sandee
  • Served an LDS mission to Brazil from 1997 to 1999
  • Father, Ted, played football for the Cougars

Before BYU

  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Named Comanche of the Year for athletics at Canyon High School in 1993 and 1994
  • Voted Orange County athlete of the year
  • 1994 3200m CIF champion
  • Four-time Century League MVP in cross country

1995 | Freshman Year

finished seventh in the Mountain West Classic and had a best time of 18:42.9 for a 20th place finish at the BYU/Reebok Classic...

1996 | Sophomore Year

All-WAC in the outdoor 10,000 and indoor 5,000