Conner Mantz
Distance
Ht
5'
8"
Class
Junior
Hometown
Smithfield, 
Utah
Last School
Sky View High School
Roster Years
2018-2021


Personal

  • Parents are Robert and Joanna Mantz
  • His father, Robert, wrestled at Weber State University
  • Born in Logan, Utah
  • Has three siblings (Garrett, Clarissa and Nathan)
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Mission: Ghana Accra West
  • Enjoys hiking and playing the guitar 
  • Also recruited by Furman, Oklahoma State, Princeton, Stanford and Utah State

Before BYU

  • Three-time Footlocker All-American
  • 2015 USA Junior Team member at World Cross Country Championships
  • 4.0 GPA in high school

Stats

Indoor Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
7:58.03 3000m 2021 BYU Cougar Indoor I
13:28.00 5000m 2021 UW Invite

 

Outdoor Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
3:37.96 1500m 2021 Fresno State West Coast Relays
4:17.15 Mile 2018 BYU Cougar Invitational
13:24.78 5000m 2021 Hayward Premiere
27:41.16 10,000m 2021 American Track League: The Track Meet

Career Stats

Men's Cross Country Athlete Profile

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018

Indoor

  • Started the season with a second-place finish in the 3000m at the Cougar Indoor Invitational (8:18.70)
  • Set a personal record in the 3000m with a time of 8:02.19 at the Columbia Challenge (13th place)
  • Finished 10th overall in the 5000m at the Iowa State Classic (14:01.19)
  • Took sixth in the 5000m (14:01.96) and 10th in the 3000m (8:02.75) at the MPSF Indoor Championships

Outdoor

  • Received honorable mention All-America honors after finishing 22nd overall in the 10,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (31:37.34)
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Took 11th place in the 10,000m (29:16.78) at the NCAA West Preliminary Round to advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships
  • Ran a career-best 28:57.83 in the 10,000m to finish 14th overall at the Stanford Invitational
  • Clocked a personal record in the 5000m at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 13:52.12 (21st place)
  • Earned a personal-best 4:17.15 to take second place in the mile at the BYU Last Chance Meet
Sophmore Year 2019

Indoor

  • Named first-team All-American after taking seventh place (7:56.72) in the 3000m at the NCAA Indoor Championships
  • Named second-team All-American after finishing in 10th place (13:51.45) in the 5000m at the NCAA Indoor Championships
  • Earned the third-fastest time in the indoor 5000m in BYU history with a time of 13:39.27 at the Iowa State Classic
  • Ran the fifth-fastest indoor 3000m in school history with a time of 7:50.90 to take second place at the MPSF Championships
  • Competed in four meets during the 2019 indoor season

Outdoor

  • Named first-team All-American in both the 10,000m and 5000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after taking 4th (29:29.93) and 7th (14:09.20), respectively
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Took fifth in the 10,000m (29:00.50) and ninth in the 5000m (13:48.69) at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds to advance to Nationals
  • Recorded the sixth-fastest 10,000m in BYU history with a time of 28:18.18 at the Stanford Invitational
  • Ran the second-fastest outdoor 5000m in school history with a time of 13:29.73 at the Payton Jordan Invitational
  • Earned a personal best with a time of 3:45.39 in the 1500m at the Bryan Clay Invitational
  • Competed in five meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Junior Year 2021

Indoor (2021)

  • Set a new BYU men’s 5000m record with a time of 13:28.00 to finish first at the UW Invite. 
  • Finished first in the men’s 3000m with a time of 7:58.03 at the BYU Cougar Indoor I.

Outdoor (2021)

  • Finished as national runner-up in the men’s 10,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 27:42.46 to garner All-America First Team honors. 
  • Mantz’s 10,000m time at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ranks second all-time at BYU
  • Led the NCAA with a personal-best men’s 10,000m time of 27:41.16 set at the American Track League: The Track Meet. 
  • Became the first from BYU to receive Mountain Region Men’s Track Athlete of the Year since Miles Batty in 2011.
  • Recorded the fourth-best men’s 1500m time in school history with a personal-best 3:37.96 at the Fresno State West Coast Relays.
  • Broke the school record in the men’s 5000m with a personal-best time of 13:24.78to finish second at the Hayward Premiere. 

Overall

  • Received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors 
  • Finished eighth in men’s 5000m final at U.S. Olympic Trials with a time of 13:32.69
  • Finished fifth in men’s 10,000m final at U.S. Olympic Trials with a time of 27:59.37.
  • Met Olympic qualifying time in men’s 5000m at 13:24.78 
  • Met Olympic qualifying time in men’s 10,000m at 27:41.16 
  • Named USTFCCCA Mountain Region Men’s Track Athlete of the Year 
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



  • Conner Mantz - 2021 NCAA Regionals

    Conner Mantz - 2021 NCAA Regionals

  • Conner Mantz - 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships

    Conner Mantz - 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships

  • Conner Mantz running in the men's 10,000m final at the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships

    Conner Mantz running in the men's 10,000m final at the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships