Jon Kotter
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Roster Years


Born in Salt Lake City, Utah ... parents are Scott and Laurie ... brother, Brett, was on the cross country team ... served in the Italy Rome Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... favorite movie is The Three Amigos... majoring in business management/finance.

Before BYU

Prepped at Alta High ... cross country team captain and MVP for senior season ... academic all-state in cross country ... broke high school 3200m record ... took second in the one- and two-mile at track and field regionals and third in state in the 3200m


MWC Scholar-Athlete (2009, 2010)
Academic All-MWC (2008, 2009, 2010)
Indoor - NCAA Regionals (5000m 2009)
MWC Championship Team (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Outdoor - MWC Championship Team (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
MWC All-Conference (10,000m 2010)


Personal Best: 3000m -8:31; 3200m - 9:23; 1500m 3:57.24; 1600m - 4:25; 5000m - 14:00.00

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2007

Indoor: Finished eighth with his fastest time of the season (8:38.88) in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic
Outdoor: Finished the 5,000 meters in 15:04.97, a season-best mark, at the Mt. SAC Relays ... placed sixth in the 5,000 meters at the Robison Invitational ... won the 5,000 meters in 15:56.75 at the Weber Twilight meet

Sophmore Year 2008

Indoor: An MWC Scholar-Athlete ... placed third in the BYU Cougar Invitational in the 3000m with a time of 8:39.07 ... at the Lumberjack Invitational placed second in the 3000m with a time of 8:47.73
Outdoor: Ran the 1500m in 3:57.24 at the Dave Murray/Willie Williams Classic ... at the Stanford Invitational ran the 5000m in 14:20.53

Junior Year 2009

Indoor: At the MWC Championships, took fifth in the 3000m with a time of 8:36.82 and fourth in the 5000m with a time of 15:15.29 ... Ran the 5000m at the Husky Classic in 14:07.89
Outdoor: Ran the 5000m at the NCAA Regionals, finishing in 19th at 14:26.49 ... qualified for regionals with a time of 14:08.54 in the 5000m at Stanford

Senior Year 2010

Outdoor: Competed at the NCAA West Regionals in the 10,000m with a time of 30:35.93 ... Second place finish in the 10,000m (31:45.83) at the MWC Championships ... Ran the 10,000m in 28:48.33 at the Stanford Jordan Cardinal Invitational ... Finished fourth in the 5000m at the Sun Angel Track Classic with a time of 14:13.76 ... Took fourth in the 5000m (14:00.00) at the Stanford Invitational

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year