BYU Cross Country FAQ

How has BYU fared in the Mountain West Conference since its inception in 1999?

The women's team has won eighteen consecutive conference titles and 24 of the past 26 championship titles. BYU women have also won several individual conference titles, including in the 2005 season.

The men's team has won the Conference Championship five of the last six seasons. Six runners earned All-Conference honors in the 2005 season, and BYU came away with the individual title as well.

How has BYU fared nationally?

The women's team has won four national championships (1997, 1999, 2001 and 2002) and recorded three runner-up finishes in the last nine years. Four national champions have been named, and forty-seven women athletes have received All-American First Team honors since the beginning of the program in 1981.

The men's team has consistently improved upon their finish at the NCAA Championship, most recently capturing 13th at the 2005 championship. The Cougars' best finish at the NCAA Championships was in 1993 when they finished second overall. In 2004 they got close with a fifth-place finish at nationals.

How long has the cross country program existed at BYU?

Official records have been kept for the men's team since 1962 and for the women since 1981.

How can I buy a media guide?

Media guides are available through the BYU Athletic Communications Office, 30 Smith Fieldhouse, or by calling (801) 422-8948.

How can I buy tickets?

Generally there is not a charge for regular-season cross country events.