Reesey Byers
Reesey Byers
Year: Jr./Sr.
Hometown: Windsor, Calif.
High School: Santa Rosa HS
Events: Distance
 Indoor Career Bests
EventOutdoor Career Bests  
 ---8001:53.34 at Big Sky Champs. (5/13/11)
 4:11.60 at Husky Classic (2/15/14)Mile/15003:48.10 at Mondo Mid-Major (4/13/13)
 8:11.25 at Husky Classic (2/11/12)3K--- 
 14:25.46 at Husky Classic (2/8/13)5K13:58.14 at Stanford Invit. (3/29/13)

 

2014 Season: Only competed indoors where qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the mile and 3K…set a career best in the mile with a time of 4:11.60 at the Husky Classic…ran 8:35.82 in the 3K at the Jacksons Invitational and 14:37.65 at the Husky Classic in the 5K for his other bests.

2013 Season:
Finished fifth at the Big Sky Championships in the 5K and also qualified in the 1500…set the school record in the 5K after running 13:58.14 at the Stanford Invitational…his 1500 time of 3:48.10 at the Mondo Mid-Major places him sixth in the school record book…indoors, placed eighth in the 3K at the Big Sky Championships…set the school record in the indoor 5K with a time of 14:25.46 at the Husky Classic…best 3K time was 8:13.43 at the Meyo Invitational.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in all eight meets and led the team in seven…finished first at the Hornet Jamboree, was second at the Aggie Open and third a the Doc Adams Invitational…his time of 30:28.34 at the NCAA West Regional is the fastest in school history…placed 42nd at the NCAA West Regional which was the third highest finish by a Hornet male…best 8K time was 25:15.1 at the Santa Clara Invitational.

2012 Season:
 Placed fourth at the Big Sky Championships in the 5K…ran 14:15.91 at the Mt. SAC Relays for his best time during the year…moved into seventh place in school history in the 1500 with a time of 3:49.64 in the Causeway Classic meet…also ran the 800 and had a best of 1:55.45…indoors, he qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 3K…set the school record at the Husky Classic with a time of 8:11.25.


2011 Cross Country: Competed in seven of the team’s eight meets…led the team in three meets and ranked second among Hornets in three others…finished third at the Aggie Open and was sixth at the Hornet Jamboree and Doc Adams Invitational…led the team at the NCAA West Regional with a 10K time of 30:31 which is the fastest in school history.

2011 Season: 
Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in both the 800 and the 5K during his first season…set the school record in the 5K after running 14:14.35 at the Mt. SAC Relays…best 800 time was 1:53.34 at the Big Sky Championships…also ran the 1500 during the course of the year with a best of 3:52.93…redshirted during the indoor season.

2010 Cross Country: 
Ran in all of the team’s meets during his first season…led the team at the Santa Clara Invitational and the Big Sky Championships…finished 19th at the Big Sky meet in a time of 23:15.09…his finish was the eighth-highest in school history…was third on the team at the NCAA West Regional after running 32:18.09 which ranks ninth in program history.

High School: 
High School: A 2010 graduate of Santa Rosa HS…was named the Male Track Athlete of the Year by the Santa Rosa Press Democrat as a senior…also earned the newspaper’s Runner of the Year award for cross country…set the Empire record in the 3,200 after running 8:59.89 at the Arcadia Invitational…other bests include 4:11.83 in the 1,600…placed ninth at the California Div. II meet with a time of 15:23 in 2009…also won the North Coast Section Div. II title and finished 29th at the West Regional of the Foot Locker National Championships.

Personal: 
Majoring in sociology…parents are Mary and Mike Byers.