Abraham Alvarado
Mid Distance
Last School
Cal State Stanislaus
Roster Years


  • Parents are Elias and Angelica
  • Has five sisters
  • Majoring in sociology

Before BYU

  • California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Freshman Track Athlete of the Year
  • Three-time D2 800-meter qualifier
  • 2016 CCAA male track athlete of the year
  • Three-time CCAA track 800-meter champion
  • Cal State Stanislaus 800-meter record holder (1:46.9)
  • Two-time D2 National 800-meter runner-up
  • Two-time All-American in track and field
  • Semi-finalist at 2016 Olympic Trials in the 800 meters


Personal Bests
Time Event Venue
1:47.46 800 meters 2017 Iowa State Classic
4:02.70 Mile 2018 MPSF Indoor Championships
3:41.17 1500m 2018 Stanford Invitational

Career Stats


BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 2017


  • Earned All-America Second Team honors by taking 13th in the 800m (1:49.25) at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Recorded a personal record in the 800 meters with a time of 1:47.46 at the Iowa State Classic, qualifying for NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
  • Participated in the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships in the distance medley relay and the mile
  • Set a personal record of 4:06.69 in the mile at the MPSF Championships 
Senior Year 2018


  • First-team All-American in the 800m after finishing fifth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (1:47.55)
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Named the MPSF Champion in the mile with a career-best 4:02.70
  • Started the season with a first-place finish in the mile (4:09.60) at the Cougar Indoor Invitational
  • Placed third in the 800m at the Columbia Challenge with a time of 1:48.70 and ran the 800m leg on the second-place finishing BYU DMR team (9:36.13)
  • Finished fourth in the 800m at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 1:47.98
  • Won the 800m at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a time of 1:49.40


  • Ran a personal-best 3:41.17 in the 1500m to finish seventh at the Stanford Invitational (No. 7 all-time at BYU)
  • Won the 800m at the Pepsi Invitational (1:52.04) to score for BYU and ran on the BYU 4X400m relay team that took third (3:14.10)
  • Finished eighth at the Mt. SAC Relays in the 800m (1:48.05)
  • Placed 26th in the 1500m at the Bryan Clay Invitational (3:41.86)
  • Competed in the 1500m at the Payton Jordan Invitational and finished eighth overall with a time of 3:54.90
  • Took second in the 800m at the BYU Last Chance Meet (1:51.38)
  • Finished 14th overall in the 800m quarterfinal (1:49.00) at the NCAA West Prelims and missed qualifying for the NCAA Championships by one spot
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year