Spencer Gardner
Last School
Springville High School
Roster Years
2008 | 2012-2014


  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Dee and Terri
  • Two older siblings have attended BYU
  • Father is a professor in linguistics and English language at BYU
  • Pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science
  • Hobbies include recording music, aerial videography and web development

Before BYU

  • Graduated with honors from Springville High School
  • 4A state champion in the 3,200m in 2007, runner-up in 2006 for 4A cross country, runner-up in 2007 1,600m run, runner-up in the 1,600m/3,200m run 2008
  • Two-time Region VII cross country champion
  • Voted cross country athlete of the year in 2007
  • Placed third at the Bob Firman XC Invitational 2007, fourth in the Simplot mile run
  • Lettered four years in track and cross country
  • All-State in track and XC for three years
  • Recruited by Georgetown, Weber State, SUU and Washington


2014: Senior
Place Event Time Distance
8 Utah Open 19:30.3 6k
1 BYU Autumn Classic 20:21.0 4 miles
14 Notre Dame Invitational 23:40.1 5 miles
150 NCAA Championships 31:57.0 10k
2013: Junior
Place Event Time Distance
9 Autumn Classic 20:20.2 4 miles
29 Griak Invitational 25:00 8k
65 Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 24:09.0 8k
11 WCC Championships 23:50 8k
118 NCAA Championships 31:26.6 10k
2012: Sophomore
Place Event Time Distance
4 Utah State Invitational 18:54.0 4 miles
3 BYU Autumn Classic 20:11.1 4 miles
19 Bill Dellinger Invitational 24:15:00 8k
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2008

Sophmore Year 2012

  • Took fourth at the Utah State Inviatational 
  • Took third at the BYU Autumn Classic 
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with Bronze Honors
Junior Year 2013

  • Took ninth at the Autumn Classic and fourth for the Cougars to help lead BYU to first place overall
  • Placed 65th overall at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational
  • Took 11th place overall and fifth for the Cougars at the WCC Championships, earning All-WCC honorable mention honors
  • Earned 118th place at the NCAA Championships
Senior Year 2014

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year