Taylor Farnsworth
Last School
Highland High School
Roster Years
2007 | 2011-2013


  • Born Escondido, Calif.
  • Parents areTracy and Michelle
  • Is an Eagle Scout
  • Great aunt competed nationally Germany
  • Enjoys skateboarding, snowboarding and playing the drums
  • Recruited by Utah State, Weber State, Idaho State and Boise State
  • Majoring in Exercise Science

Before BYU

  • Graduated with high honors
  • Also attended Buchanan High in Clovis, Calif.
  • Lettered four times in cross country and track
  • Idaho State champion in cross country and won the 1600m and 3200m at state
  • Placed 13th in the nation at the Footlocker Cross Country National Championships
  • Personal records are: 1600m- 4:17, 3200m- 9:09, and cross country 5k- 15:16.


2013: Senior
Place Event Time Distance
10 Utah Open 19:32.2 6k
10 Autumn Classic 20:20.8 4 miles
17 WCC Championships 24:05 8k
32 NCAA Mountain Region Championships 30:15 10k
2012: Junior
Place Event Time Distance
9 Utah State Invitational 19:14.0 4 miles
6 BYU Autumn Classic 20:15.6 4 miles
19 WCC Championships 24:23:00 8k
13 Oregon Bill Dellinger Invitational 24:05:00 8k
2007: Freshman
Place Event Time Distance
7 BYU Autumn Classic 19:50.4 4 miles
13 Dave Murray Invitational 18:33.0 6k
72 Notre Dame Invitational 25:10.0 5 miles
20 Pre-Nationals Invitational (Open) 25:03.7 8k

Men's Track Profile


  • Curitiba
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2007

  • Placed seventh at the BYU Autumn Classic 
  • Ran at the Dave Murray Invitational, finishing in 13th place 
  • Placed 20th in the open invitational at Pre-Nationals with a 8k time of 25:03.7
Sophmore Year 2011

Junior Year 2012

  • Took ninth at the Utah State Invitational 
  • Took sixth at the BYU Autumn Classic 
  • Competed at the WCC Championships and took 19th 
  • Took 13th overall at the Oregon Bill Dellinger Invitational
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with Bronze Honors
Senior Year 2013

  • Took 17th overall at the WCC Championships
  • Placed 32nd at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships as the fourth Cougar finisher
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year