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Kyle Chilton | Posted: 26 May 2012 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020
Kyle Chilton

West Preliminary concludes


AUSTIN, Texas – Miles Batty and the men's 4x400 meter relay team qualified for the NCAA Outdoor National Championships on Saturday, the final day of the West Preliminary Round.

Batty finished second in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 3:45.88. The 4x400 meter relay team posted the second-best time in school history at 3:06.21 while finishing eighth overall.

With the preliminary round in the book, eight members of the men's track team qualified for five individual events and one relay. One the women's side, three athletes qualified for three individual events.

BYU men headed to NCAA Nationals

BYU women headed to NCAA Nationals


Men's Results - Saturday

Name Event Place, Mark Result
Miles Batty 1500m 2nd, 3:45.88 Qualified for Nationals
Tylor Thatcher 5000m 41st, 15:06.47 Did not advance
Rex Shields 5000m 47th, 15:27.77 Did not advance
Jason Hinds 4x400m Relay 8th, 3:06.21 Qualified for Nationals
Shaquille Walker 4x400m Relay 8th, 3:06.21 Qualified for Nationals
Cade Lindahl 4x400m Relay 8th, 3:06.21 Qualified for Nationals
Chris Carter 4x400m Relay 8th, 3:06.21 Qualified for Nationals
Dakoda John High Jump 28th, 6-09.75 Did not advance
Russell Nielson High Jump NH Did not advance
Adam Hine High Jump NH Did not advance
Victor Weirich Pole Vault 22nd, 17-02.75 Did not advance
Braydon Bringhurst Pole Vault 41st, 16-02.75 Did not advance

Women's Results - Saturday

Name Event Place, Mark Result
Candace Eddy 1500m 21st, 4:32.55 Did not advance
Michaelanne Laurent 5000m 28th, 17:10.36 Did not advance

Anonymous | Posted: 24 May 2012 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU Track Heads to NCAA West Regionals


PROVO, Utah—The BYU men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete at the NCAA West preliminary round this weekend in Austin, Texas, for bids to the NCAA outdoor championships.

Austin and Jacksonville, Fla., are hosting the two regionals this weekend. To qualify for the national meet in Des Moines, Iowa, athletes and relay teams need to finish in the top 12 in their events.

The Cougars will send 16 women and 27 men to Austin to compete against some of the best competiton in the nation.

The meet begins today, with the first round of the men’s 400m hurdles, and continues through Saturday. A full schedule of events can be found at Live results are also available at

Below are the list of BYU athletes who will be competing in the respective events this weekend. Results will be available upon completion of the meet. 

100m Fanfan Charles
400m Cade Lindahl
800m Justin Hedin
  Ryan Waite
  Shaquille Walker
1500m Miles Batty
  Jared Rohatinsky
3000m Steeplechase Curtis Carr
  Jacob Cosby
  Steve Flint
  Josh Adams
5000m Rex Shields
  Tylor Thatcher
10000m Alden Bahr
  Jared Ward
400m Hurdles Chris Carter
High Jump Russell Nielson
  Adam Hine
  Dakoda John
Pole Vault Victor Weirich
  Braydon Bringhurst
Triple Jump Kyle Mills
Shot Put Colby Barber
Javelin Chris Reno
  Blaine Baker
  Kyle Baker
  Keith Keller
4x400m Relay  
800m Lacey Bleazard
  Nachelle Mackie
1500m Candace Eddy
  Sarah Edwards
3000m Steeplechase Katy Andrews
  Lisa Marie Drury
5000m Michaelanne Laurent
100m Hurdles Fatima Dedrickson
High Jump Diana Blauer
  Lexi Eaton
  Ada Robinson
Pole Vault Christen Botteron-Gunther
  Nicole Naatjes
  Rachel Fisher
Javelin Allyson Wardell-Andersen
  Amber Freeman-Huntington