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Talya Kussee Athlete Profile

Talya Kussee

Talya Kussee
Position: Distance Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2010 Hometown: Fruit Heights, UT Last School: Davis High School


  • Born in Twin Falls, Idaho
  • Enjoys playing the piano and percussion, competition, lifeguarding, mathematics, drawing, boating, trying different crafts, and serving with others

Before BYU

  • Earned varsity letters in track and cross country at Davis HS in Kaysville, Utah
  • Graduated with high honors
  • Member of a region championship team and helped the team to two state championships
  • Helped the team to a ninth-place finish at the high school nationals


PERSONAL BESTS: 800m- 2:20.00; 1500m- 4:53.14; Mile- 5:19.00

2010 | Freshman Year


  • Did not compete


  • Competed in the 1500m at the BYU Cougar Invitational, placing 13th in 5:12.72
  • Finished seventh at the Robison Invitational in the 1500m in 4:53.14