Brian Palmer
Last School
Mead High School
Roster Years
2006 | 2009 | 2012


  • Born in Oakland, Calif., to parents Bruce and Vicki Palmer
  • Served a 2-year LDS mission in Chile
  • Enjoys singing and dancing, being with family, the color green, ultimate frisbee, and lasagna
  • Favorite animal is the cougar
  • Open major

Before BYU

  • Lettered in both track and cross country at Mead HS in Spokane, Wash.
  • Earned top 5 percent status in his high school graduating class
  • Was the second runner on a fourth-ranked team nationally
  • Helped teams to seven league championships during 2002-06
  • Member of one state championship team and three second-place finishes at state
  • Came in 17th place individually at the 2005 Nike Team Nationals


2012: Junior
Place Event Time Distance
10 Utah State Invitational 19:19.0 4 Miles
2006: Freshman
Place Event Time Distance
17 BYU Autumn Classic* 20:53.8 4 Miles
13 Sacramento State Invite 25:30.0 8K

*Ran unattached

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2006

  • Ran unattached at the BYU Autumn Classic, coming in 17th place with a four-mile time of 20:53
  • Finished in 13th place at the Sacramento State Invitational with an 8K time of 25:30
Sophmore Year 2009

  • Did not compete
Junior Year 2012

  • Competed at the Utah State Invitational and finished 10th with a four-mile time of 19:19.0
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with Bronze Honors
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year