Sarah Yingling Athlete Profile

Sarah Yingling

Position: Distance Height: 5-11 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2009-2010 | 2013-2014 Hometown: Alpine, UT Last School: Mountain View

Personal

  • Born in Rochester, Minnesota
  • Parents are Joyce and Kirt Yingling
  • Enjoys reading, being with friends and family, playing the violin, doing any sport, listening to music and having fun
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Mountain View High School
  • In cross country, was a member of two State Championship teams (2004 and 2007)
  • Named Academic All-State
  • Took first in track in the Utah 5A State Championships in the 800M
  • Placed second in the 1600M at the State Championships in 2006
  • On two State Championship teams (2005 and 2008)
  • Earned All-American honors in indoor track for the 5,000M in 2005
  • Named Academic All-State

Stats

 PERSONAL BESTS: 800m- 2:09.35; 1000m- 2:50.01; 1500m- 4:20.25; Mile- 4:52.12; 3000m- 9:59.11 



2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor (2010) :

  • Finished second in the mile (5:05.27) at the Bengal Shootout
  • Took second in the 1,000m (2:50.01) at the New Balance Invitational
  • Ran a season best 4:52.12 mile at the Husky Classic
  • Finished fifth in the mile (5:00.57) at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Redshirted freshman year in 2009

Outdoor (2009):

  • Began BYU career at the Sun Angel Track Classic, running the 1500m in 4:33.86
  • Ran the 800m at the Robison Invitational, finishing third with a time of 2:11.31
  • Alaced 22nd in the 1500m at the Mt. Sac Relays with a time of 4:33.14
  • Placed third in the 800m (2:10.31) at the BYU Invitational Tri-Meet
  • Finished outdoor season placing fourth in the 800m at the MWC Outdoor Championships with time of 2:12.92

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor (2013):

  • Began 2013 season wtih a third-place finish in the 800m with a time of 2:15.66 at the Blue and Orange Opener. Also, placed eighth in the mile with a time of 5:06.97
  • Finished ninth in the mile with a time of 4:58.91 at the Washington Invitational
  • Finished eighth in the 3,000m with a time of 9:59.11 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational

Outdoor (2010):

  • Started outdoor season with a 2:10.93, 800m, good enough for third at the Spring Break Classic
  • Ran the 800m (2:11.04) and 1500m (4:31.80) at the Stanford Invitational
  • Finished season with a fifth-place 1500m (4:30.12) run at the Mt. Sac Relays

2013 | Junior Year

Indoor (2014): 

 

Outdoor (2013):

  • During the Aztec Invitational, finished first in both the 800m and the 1,500m with times of 2:09.45 and 4:28.87, respectively. 
  • Placed 12th in the 800m during the Stanford Invitational with a time of 2:12.73
  • Finished first in the 1,500m (4:20.25, new meet record) and third in the 800m (2:09.35) at the Mid-Major Challenge