Rachel Stewart-Woods
Mid Distance
Great Falls , 
Last School
Great Falls High School
Roster Years
2013-2014 | 2017-2018


  • Parents are Maury and Debbie Stewart
  • Has two siblings: Paul and Jack
  • Favorite Quote: "God has given me the ability. The rest is up to me. Believe. Believe. Believe" -Billy Mills
  • Majoring in English and Music

Before BYU

  • Personal bests: Mile- 5:06, Two-mile- 11:16
  • Placed second at State during senior year in 800m
  • Holds second All-Time record in the 800m (2:16) in Montana
  • MVP in track all four years 
  • Most Valuable Female Athlete as a three-sport athlete
  • Lettered in cross country, swimming and track all four years
  • All-State honors in cross country three years in a row
  • MVP in cross country during junior year
  • Placed fifth in state in cross country during junior year
  • Four-year Academic All-State recipient
  • NHS member
  • Principle chair viola in the Great Falls Symphony for two years
  • All-State music honors junior and senior year, All-Northwest as a junior
  • 3.9 GPA


  • 2013 USTFCCCA Track and Field All-Academic
  • Made the 2013 Junior USA Worlds Team in Columbia
  • 2014 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Indoor Track All-Academic 
  • 2014 USTFCCCA Track and Field All-Academic
  • BYU Y-Award Nominee for the Rookie Award


Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
2:10.58  800m 2014 Rafer/JJK Collegiate Invitational
4:22.88  1500m  2013 IC4A/ECAC DI Outdoor Championships
4:52.03 Mile  2017 Iowa State Classic

Career Stats

Cross Country Profile


BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2013


  • Began collegitate career with a first-place finish in the 800m with a time of 2:14.60 at the Blue and Orange Opener. Also finished third in the mile in 4:56.86
  • Finished 12th in the mile with a new personal-best time of 4:31.21 at the Washington Invitational
  • During the Husky Classic, finished 15th in the mile with a time of 4:54.93
  • During the MPSF Championships, finished fifth as part of the DMR team and 14th in the 800m with times of 2:13.69 and 11:32.47, respectively


  • Placed 14th in the 800m during the Stanford Invitational with a time of 2:13.20
  • During the Mid-Major Challenge, finished eighth in the 800m with a time of 2:12.15
  • Finished 59th overall in the 1,500m with a time of 4:30.50 at the Mt. Sac Relays
Sophmore Year 2014


  • Fourth place at the Lobo Collegiate Open in the 800m run 
  • Placed 1st with the DMR team at the UW Invitational 


  • Finished 1st in the 1500m run at the USC Trojan Invitational 
  • Took 5th overall in the 1500m run at the Stanford Invitational 
  • Placed 2nd in the 800m run at the Rafer/JJK Collegiate Invitational 
  • Third place in the 800m run and second in the mile at the BYU Cougar Invitational 
Junior Year 2017


  • Ran a personal-best 4:52.96 in the mile at the Iowa State Classic
  • Came in seventh in the DMR at the MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships


  • Finished first in the mile at the 2017 BYU Cougar Invitational with a time of 5:12.54
  • Took fourth in the 1500m at the Trojan Invitational 
Senior Year 2018


  • Ran a 5:21.76 in the mile placing seventh at the BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational 
  • Finished eighth in the mile (5:14.99) at the Wildcat Open 
  • Placed fourth in the mile (5:10.81) at the Boise State Challenge


  • Started the season placing 15th in the 800m (2:16.45) at the Sacramento State Hornet Invitational 
  • Competed at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival where she placed 18th in the 800m with a time of 2:13.33
  • Finished 15th in the 800m (2:15.89) at the Utah Spring Classic 
  • Took 51st out of 149 in the 800m (2:12.53) at the Bryan Clay invitational 
  • Placed 15th in the 800m at the BYU Robison Invitational (2:18.82) and the Sacramento State Open (2:15.33) 
  • Completed the season at the BYU Cougar Invitational placing second in the mile (5:10.23) and tenth in the 800m (2:17.31)
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year