Michael Bluth
Last School
Utah State
Roster Years


  • Parents are Eric and Marlene
  • Has six siblings (Lindon, Paul, Parker, Michelle, Craig and Emily)
  • Married to former BYU track and cross country runner, Laura Young Bluth
  • Major: Information Systems
  • Mission: Rosario, Argentina
  • Enjoys reading, snowboarding, sports and golfing

Before BYU

  • Ran his freshman year at Utah State University


Indoor Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
6.91 60m 2019 BYU Cougar Indoor
21.44 200m 2019 Texas Tech Shootout
33.35 300m 2020 BYU Indoor Invitational
46.58 400m 2019 MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships
1:03.65 500m 2019 BYU Cougar Indoor
1:50.63 800m 2020 Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge


Outdoor Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
10.61 100m 2021 BYU Robison Invitational
20.75 200m 2021 BYU Cougar Invitational
45.13 400m 2021 NCAA West Preliminary

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2019


  • MPSF individual champion in the 400m 
  • Clocked 46.58 for the second-fastest indoor 400m in school history to win the MPSF title
  • Also ran on the second-place DMR team (9:37.94) and fourth-place 4x400m team (3:09.25) at the MPSF Championships
  • Competed in six meets during the 2019 indoor season


  • Took 18th place and received All-America Honorable Mention in the 4x400m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (3:08.02)
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Ran the seventh-fastest outdoor 400m in school history at the NCAA West Preliminary Round to finish 13th overall
  • Earned a career best in the 200m with a time of 21.28 at the Willie Willams Classic
  • Competed in nine meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Junior Year 2020


  • Named a USTFCCCA All-American in the DMR
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • MPSF individual champion in the 400m with a season-best time of 46.67
  • MPSF third-place finisher in the 4x400 
  • Ran the fastest times on the team in the 200m (21.52), 300m (33.35, PR), 400m (46.67) and was a member of the season-best 4x400 and DMR teams
  • Clocked 1:50.63 in the 800m in his first time running the race
  • Was part of the national-qualifying DMR team (competes March 13-14)
  • Competed in seven meets during the 2020 indoor season
Senior Year 2021

Indoor (2021)

  • Posted five first-place finishes: men’s 800m at the BYU Cougar Indoor I (1:53.21), men’s 4x440 yd at the Air Force Invitational (3:12.87), men’s 400m at the Air Force Invitational (47.24), men’s 400m at the BYU Cougar Indoor III (46.66) and men’s 400m at the Husky Classic (47.10). 

Outdoor (2021)

  • Finished eighth in the men’s 400m at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a school-record time of 45.91, garnering All-America First Team honors. 
  • Became first BYU sprinter to race in the men’s 400m final at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships since 1964 
  • Set a personal best in the men’s 400m with a time of 45.13 to finish fourth at the NCAA West Preliminary.
  • Recorded a personal best in the men’s 200m with a time of 20.75 to finish second at the BYU Cougar Invitational. 
  • Set a personal best with a time of 10.61 to finish third in the men’s 100m at the BYU Robison Invitational. 


  • Received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Finished 20thin men’s 400m First Round at U.S. Olympic Trials
  • Met Olympic qualifying time in men’s 400m at 45.13 
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

  • BYU track and field's Michael Bluth competes in the 400m at the 2019 MPSF Championships

    Michael Bluth 2019 MPSF Championships.JPG

  • Michael Bluth - 2020 MPSF Championships

    Michael Bluth - 2020 MPSF Championships