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Colby Wilson
Colby  Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Preston, Idaho

High School:
Preston HS

Event:
Distance


HONORS: First-Team All-Mountain West Outdoor: 3,000m Steeplechase (2014, 2015 2016); Co-Mountain West XC Freshman of the Year (2013); Academic All-Mountain West (2013 XC, 2014 XC, 2014 T&F, 2015 XC, 2015 T&F).

INDOOR RECORDS: Ranks fourth all-time in USU history in the 3,000m with a time of 8:16.91.

OUTDOOR RECORDS: Ranks first all-time in USU history in the steeplechase with a time of 8:40.73.

2016 (JR)
Cross Country (2015): Finished 43rd with a time of 31:39.28 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships… Placed 48th with a time of 29:10.95 at the Mountain West Championships… Competed in six meets during the season and recorded a pair of top-five finishes, including placing first at the Montana State Invitational with a time of 26:05.03… Was the top Aggie finishes in three meets… Also placed second with a time of 20:43.90 at the Utah State-hosted Aggie Invitational… Earned academic all-MW honors.
Indoor: Placed eighth with a time of 8:31.86 in the 3,000m at the Mountain West Indoor Championships… Recorded career-best time of 8:16.91 in the 3,000m, which ranks fourth all-time in school history, at the Washington-hosted Husky Classic.
Outdoor: Placed 35th with a time of 9:15.81 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships… Garnered first-team all-Mountain West honors after placing third with a time of 9:11.69 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Outdoor Championships… Finished 23rd with a time of 14:52.09 in the 5,000m at the Outdoor Championships… Set the school record in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 8:40.73, placing fifth in the event at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays… Ran a personal-best time of 14:34.53 in the 5,000m at the UC Irvine Anteater Invitational.

2015 (SO)
Cross Country (2014): Finished 62nd at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships... Placed 25th at the Mountain West Championships.
Indoor: Placed fifth in the distance medley relay with a personal-best time of 10:13.50 and 10th in the 3,000m with a time of 8:34.59 at the Mountain West Indoor Championships.
Outdoor: Finished 34th in the quarterfinals of the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 9:12.46 at the First Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships… Took first place in the 3,000m steeplechase in backto-back meets and set a personal-best time of 8:45.71 in the event at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays… Garnered first-team all-MW honors after finishing third in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 8:57.76 at the Outdoor Championships… Earned academic all-MW honors.

2014 (FR)
Cross Country (2013): Named the Mountain West CoFreshman of the Year as he finished 33rd (25:24.30) at the MW Championships and 57th (30:56.4) at the NCAA Mountain Regionals... Placed eighth at the Aggie Invitational... Earned academic all-MW honors.
Indoor: Placed 12th in the 5,000m (15:54.94) and 18th in the 3,000m (8:59.25) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships...
Outdoor: Earned first-team all-MW honors after placing third in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:28.45)... Won the 1,500m race in both the USU-Hosted Mark Faldmo Invitational and Idaho-Utah Border Clash... Won the 3,000m at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational... Earned academic all-MW honors.

HIGH SCHOOL:State champion in the 3,200m as a senior at Preston (Idaho) High School... Runner-up at state in the 5,000m as a junior, while also placing third in the 1,600m at state during senior season.

PERSONAL: One of three children of Brent and DeAnn Wilson... Served an LDS Church Mission in Des Moines, Iowa, from 2010- 2012... Majoring in marketing.

PERSONAL BESTS INCLUDE:
Indoor Outdoor
1,500m na 3:51.55
3,000m 8:16.91 8:54.12
3,000sc na 8:40.73
5,000m na 14:34.53
Mile 4:17.33 na
DMR 10:13.50 na
NCAA XC Mountain Regionals
2013 57th 30:56.40
2014 62nd 31:53
2015 43rd 31:39.28
MW XC Championships
2013 33rd 25:24.30
2014 25th 24:31.60
2015 48th 29:10.95
NCAA Outdoor First Round
2015 3,000sc 34th 9:12.46
2016 3,000sc 35th 9:15.81
MW Indoor Championships
2014 3,000m 18th 8:59.25
2014 5,000m 12th 15:54.94
2015 DMR 5th 10:13.50
2015 3,000m 10th 8:34.59
2016 3,000m 8th 8:31.86
MW Outdoor Championships
2014 3,000sc 3rd 9:28.45
2015 3,000sc 3rd 8:57.76
2015 5,000sc 17th 14:59.10
2016 3,000sc 3rd 9:11.69
2016 5,000m 23rd 14:52.09
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