Kristy Barrus Athlete Profile

Kristy Barrus

Kristy Barrus
Position: Distance Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2003-2006 Hometown: Clovis, CA Last School: Clovis High School

Personal

  • Born December 1983 in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are John and Anna Leesa Barrus
  • Majoring in history teaching

Before BYU

  • Lettered in track and cross country four years at Clovis High School
  • Five-time state qualifier
  • Named all-league and all-valley four times
  • 2002 Valley Champion in the 3,200 meters

Stats

Best Times: 3000m steeplechase - 10:41.25, 1500m steeplechase - 5:18.92 - 1500m - 4:33.10, 800m - 2:14.73


2003 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed second in the mile (5:09.50) at the Boise State Invitational
  • Finished third in the mile (5:07.16) and 13th in the 800m (2:19.76) at the Olympic Oval Invitational
  • Took seventh in the 800m at the Mountain State Games
  • Finished second in the 800m (2:14.17) at the Nebraska Husker Invitational
  • Placed seventh in the 800m (2:16.87) at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Placed second in the 1500m at the Willie Williams Classic with a time of 4:38.19
  • Took ninth in the 1500m at the Stanford Invitational ... placed fifth in the 800m at the Mesa Classic (2:14.73)
  • Ran the 1500m in 4:34.14 to finish 11th at the Sun Angel Classic
  • Finished 12th in the 3000m steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Ran the 3000m steeplechase in 11:08.44 to finish third at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Placed 21st in the 3000m steeplechase (10:58.38) at the NCAA West Regional Championships

2004 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished fourth in the 800m with a time of 2:15.55 at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Captured first in the 1500m (4:33.10) at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Took fourth in the 1500m steeplechase (5:18.92) at the BYU Cougar Invite
  • Placed second in the 3000m steeplechase (11:14.44) at the Robison Invitational
  • Finished fifth in the 3000m steeplechase at the MWC Outdoor Championships with a time of 10:55.78
  • Named Academic All-MWC

2005 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed third in the mile (5:04.89) and seventh in the 800m (2:20.55) at the Boise Invitational
  • Finished sixth in the mile (5:19.89) and competed in the 3000m (11:01.48) at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Took sixth in the 1500m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 4:35
  • Finished sixth in the 3000m steeplechase at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Ran the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Regionals with a time of 10:41.25
  • Named Academic All-MWC

2006 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed second at the Cougar Indoor Meet in the mile with a time of 5:24.49
  • Finished fifth in the mile in a time of 5:15.41 at the Health Alliance Classic
  • Finished fourth in the 3000m run with a time of 10:39.80 at the Mountain States Games
  • Competed in the 3000m run with a time of 10:07.87 at the Husky Classic

Outdoor: 

  • Competed in the 1500 meters (4:46.16) at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Ran the 3000 meters (10:13.92) at the ASU Invitational
  • Participated in the 3000-meter steeplechase (11:24.95) at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed third in the 3000-meter steeplechase (11:26.23) at the Weber Twilight
  • Came in sixth in the steeplechase with a time of 11:14.95 at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet