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Lindsey Thomsen Athlete Profile

Lindsey Thomsen

Lindsey Thomsen
Position: Distance Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 1998-1999 | 2001-2003 Hometown: American Fork, UT


  • 2001 USTFCA 5,000 meters (Indoor)
  • 2001 WICCA
  • 2002 USTFCA 5,000 meters (Indoor)


  • Born 06/20/79 in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Reed and Hazel Argyle
  • Three-year-old son Hunter
  • Majoring in marriage, family and human development

Before BYU

  • Utah 5A State Champion in cross country
  • Set the record for the Utah State Championship course with a time of 17:36
  • Won the 1,600m and the 3,200m at state and set 5A records in both events
  • Named Utah Prep Athlete of the Year in the Gatorade Circle of Champions
  • Currently holds Utah State high school course record after breaking four-time All-American and former BYU Cougar Elizabeth Jackson's previous record

2001 | Sophomore Year


  • Won 5,000m title at MWC Indoor Championships in 17:39.20 ... finished ninth in 5,000m at NCAA Indoor Championships 


  • Finished second in 10,000m (34:10.50) at Cardinal Invitational
  • Finished third in 5,000m at MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Earned first All-American citation with a ninth-place finish in 10,000m (35:09.74) at NCAA Outdoor Championships

2002 | Junior Year


  • Finished third in the 5,000m at the Husker Invitational with a time of 16:36.49, qualifying for the NCAA championships
  • Took second in the 5,000m at the MWC Indoor Championships (17:57.32)
  • Earned All-America honors by placing eighth at the NCAA Indoor Championships in a season-best 16:26.86


  • Ran a season-best 10,000m time of 33:58.20 to finish ninth
  • Won conference title in 5,000m in a time of 17:47.96 at MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Finished the 10,000m in 35:38.62 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships