Kenneth Rooks
Distance
Ht
5'
10"
Class
Freshman
Hometown
College Place, 
Washington
Last School
College Place High School
Roster Years
2019


Personal

  • Parents are Ron and Judy Rooks
  • Major: Civil Engineering
  • Enjoys basketball and was a member of his high school's choir

Before BYU

  • Two-time WIAA cross country state champion (2015, 2017)
  • 2017 WIAA 1A state champion in the 1600m
  • Broke the WIAA 1A state record in the 800m (1:53.56)
  • Valedictorian of his graduating class
  • H.S. Personal Bests: 1:53.56 (800m), 4:11.40 (mile), 9:20.86 (3200m)

Stats

Personal Bests
Mark Event Meet
8:36.08 3000m Steeplechase 2019 NCAA West Prelims
3:44.44 1500m 2019 Bryan Clay Invitational
1:50.90 800m 2019 Robison Invitational

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

Outdoor

  • Named a second-team All-American after finishing 11th place in the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (9:00.53)
  • Ran a career-best 8:36.08 to take second in the steeplechase at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds to advance to Nationals - Sixth-fastest steeplechase time in school history
  • Qualified for regionals in the steeplechase with a time of 8:46.67 earned at the Stanford Invitational
  • Competed in seven meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year