Erik Harris
Twin Falls, 
Last School
Twin Falls High School
Roster Years
2013 | 2016-2017


  • Parents are Reed and Kathy
  • Has two brothers and two sisters
  • Majoring in organizational behavior and human resources
  • Enjoys playing drums, singing, playing sports, doing outdoor activities, riding four-wheelers and snowboarding, and spending time with friends and family
  • Sports hero is Roger Bannister, first mane to break the four-minute mile mark
  • Chose BYU for its great education, nationally respected distance program and spiritual environment
  • Also recruited by Utah State, Boise State and Syracuse

Before BYU

  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Ranked 11th in high school class
  • Member of to Idaho state championship cross country teams (2008 and 2009)
  • Member of Idaho state medly relay championship team (2010)
  • Three-time Idaho state champion (2010-2012) and division record holder in 800m (1:52.99)
  • Idaho state champion in 1600m
  • Idaho state record holder in 3200m (9:04, 2012)
  • Holds five school records (4x800m, medley, 800m, 1600m and 3200m)
  • High school coach is Marty Grindstaff
  • Started running in seventh grade after watching his older siblings compete


Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
4:10.17 Mile 2013 MPSF Indoor Championships
8:18.76 3000 meters 2013 UW Husky Classic
9:08.23 3000-meter steeplechase 2013 Stanford Invitational

Career Stats

Men's Cross Country Athlete Profile


  • London
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2013

  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
Sophmore Year 2016

Junior Year 2017

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year