Rex Shields
Distance #0
Ht
6'
1"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Springville, 
Utah
Last School
Springville High School
Roster Years
2010-2013


Personal

  • Born in Alaska to parents Greg and Lisa
  • Served a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Majoring in history
  • Hobbies include running, eating, sleeping, riding motorcycles, camping and hunting

Before BYU

  • Ran track and cross country at Springville HS in Springville, Utah, breaking three school records
  • Helped team to a first-place finish at region
  • Was the runner-up at the state cross country championships
  • State champion in the two-mile for track
  • Runner-up in the one-mile event at state
  • Named the state's 2005 Athlete of the Year in cross country

Summary

  • Mile -- 4:03
  • 3,000 meters -- 7:53

Career Stats

Mission

  • Buenos Aires
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2011

  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
Junior Year 2012

  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
Senior Year 2013

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2010

Medical Redshirt Year 2010