Tawny Bybee Athlete Profile

Tawny Bybee

Tawny Bybee
Position: Distance Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2007-2008 Hometown: Lindon, UT

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Lindon and Debra Parks
  • Married to Dustin of the men's cross country team
  • Majoring in home and family living

Before BYU

  • Earned a combined five varsity letters in cross country and track and was named all-state in each
  • Helped Vikings to a runner-up 4A state track finish in 2004 and competed in the middle distance races and 4x400-meter and medley relays

Other College

  • Transfer from Southern Utah University
  • Earned first-team all-conference in cross country, indoor (3000m) and outdoor (3000m steeplechase) track and field
  • Helped team to a cross country title as a freshman
  • Among the top-10 all-time SUU athletes in the 1500m, 3000m steeplechase, 5k and 6k

Stats

BEST TIMES: 1500m - 4:34, 3000m - 9:57, 3000m steeplechase - 10:36, 5k - 17:19, 6k - 21:55


2007 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Ran a season best time of 9:57.01 in the 3000 meters at the University of Washington Invitational
  • Ran a season-best 17:19.20 in the 5,000 meters at the Monterey, Mexico meet 

Outdoor: 

  • Competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Placed fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Robison Invitational
  • Took fourth in the 1500 meters at the Weber Twilight meet
  • Placed fourth in the steeplechase at the MWC Championships
  • Ran a season-best 10:36.41 in the steeplechase at the West Region meet