Connor Ross
Mid Distance
Last School
McQueen High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Richard and Shannon
  • Has two older brothers and two younger sisters
  • Major: Experience Design and Management
  • Also recruited by Georgetown, Harvard, Michigan and UCLA

Before BYU

  • Honor Society member, Nevada All-State Academic team and Olympic team in 2014
  • Member of both the 2014 Nevada track and field and cross country state championship teams
  • Member of the 2013-2015 Northern Nevada regional track and field and 2014 Northern Nevada regional cross country teams
  • Two-time Nevada state champion in the 800 meters (2014 and 2015)
  • State champion in the 4x400 meters
  • Northern Nevada regional 800m record holder


Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
1:49.40 800 meters 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational
3:48.61 1500 meters Trojan Invitational
4:13.56 Mile 2017 BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational
50.13 400m 2019 Alex Wilson Invitational
1:05.24 500m 2019 BYU Indoor Invitational

Career Stats

Men's Cross Country Athlete Profile

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2016


  • Won the Texas A&M Team Invitational in the distance medley relay with a time of 9:54.18
  • Took tenth overall at the UW Invitational in the 800m, finishing in 1:52.47
  • Took sixth in the 800m at the MPSF Championships with a time of 1:49.60; it is the seventh-best 800m time in BYU indoor history


  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Placed second at the Trojan Invitational in the 1500m with a time of 3:48.61
  • Took 20th overall at the Oxy Invitational with a time of 1:50.93 in the 800m
  • Qualified for and competed in the NCAA Division 1 West Preliminary Round and placed 22nd in the 800m, finishing in 1:49.79
Sophmore Year 2017

2018 Outdoor

  • Competed on the 4x400m relay team that took third at the the USC Trojan Invitational (3:25.97) while also placing seventh in the 800m (1:56.34)
  • Took third in the 800m at the BYU Last Chance Meet (1:52.29)

2017 Indoor

  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Took third place overall in the 800 meters at the UW Invitational with a time of 1:50.55
  • Set a new personal best and placed 14th at the Iowa State Classic in the 800 meters with a 1:49.59 time, good enough for eighth place all-time at BYU
  • At the MPSF Championships, took second overall int he 800 meters with a time of 1:49.67
Junior Year 2019


  • Clocked a career-best 50.13 in the 400m at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Ran a season-best 1:53.14 in the 800m at the UW Invite
  • Competed in five meets during the 2019 indoor season


  • Earned a season-best time of 1:51.26 in the 800m at the Oxy Invitational
  • Competed in five meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year