Nathan Ogden
Last School
Pleasant Valley High School
Roster Years
2004 | 2007-2010


  • Born in Chico, Calif.
  • Parents are Brad and Teri Ogden
  • Sister, Kristen, ran cross country and track for BYU
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Dublin, Ireland
  • Enjoys fishing, Frisbee golf, basketball and eating steak
  • Majoring in accounting.

Before BYU

  • Lettered four times in cross country and track at Pleasant Valley High School
  • Holds two school records, one in the mile (4:24) and one in the two-mile (9:33)
  • Selected to the All-League team twice ... Division II NSCIF record at Section Championships (15:51)
  • All CIF Scholastic Selection all four years of high school
  • Selected as the prep athlete of the week his senior year.


Best Times
2009: Jr.
Pl.   Event                           Time
7     BYU Autumn Classic            20:15.5
5     UC Riverside Invit.           24:05.2
24    Bill Dellinger Invit.         24:17.0
61    Pre-Nationals Invit.          24:39.7
7     MWC Championships             24:06.8
16    NCAA Mountain Regional        30:52.3
87    NCAA Championships            31:04
2008: So.
10    BYU Autumn Classic            21:46
11    Aztec Invit.                  25:15
32    Roy Griak Invit               25:11
63    Pre-Nationals Invit.          24:34
12    MWC Championships             25:02
29    NCAA Mountain Regional        30:26
165   NCAA Championship             31:50
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2007

  • Ran at the SUU Invitational placing sixth with a time of 23:20.10
Sophmore Year 2008

  • Ran at the Aztec Invitational and placed 11th with a time of 25.15
  • At the Roy Griak Invitational finished 32nd in 25.11
  • Competed at pre-nationals with a time of 24.34.9, placing 63rd
  • Placed 12th at the MWC championships with a time of 25.02
  • At regional's had a 29th-place finish with a time of 30:36.1
  • Competed at nationals with a time of 31:50; named to the Second All-MWC Team.
Junior Year 2009

  • Named to the All-MWC First Team following his seventh-place performance at the MWC Championships
  • Earned All-Region honors after arriving in 16th place at the NCAA Mountain Regional
  • Came in 87th place at the NCAA Championships
  • Finished in 61st place at the Pre-Nationals Invitational
  • Earned a 24th-place finish at the Bill Dellinger Invitational
  • Achieved a fifth-place mark at the UC Riverside Invitational
  • Ran for seventh place at the BYU Autumn Classic with a four-mile time of 20:15.
Senior Year 2010

  • Finished 9th at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 20:53.9
  • Took 16th place at the UC Riverside Invitational in a time of 24:42.0
  • 24rd place at the Roy Griak Invite with a time of 24:52.8
  • Finished 21st at the Pre-Nationals Invite with a time of 24:12.6
  • 10th place at the MWC Championships in 25:30.7
  • Took 25th place at the Mountain Regionals with a 10K time of 30:30.1
  • Finished 106 at the NCAA Championships in 31:14.5.
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2004

Medical Redshirt Year 2004