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Colby Wilson
Colby  Wilson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Preston, Idaho

High School:
Preston HS

Event:
Distance


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

INDOOR RECORDS: Ranks fifth all-time in USU history in the 3,000m with a time of 8:17.39.

OUTDOOR RECORDSRanks second all-time in USU history in the steeplechase with a time of 8:45.71.

2015 (XC): 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 finisher, 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.

2015 (SO): 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… 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… 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… 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… Earned academic all-MW honors.

2014 (XC): Finished 62nd at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships... Placed 25th at the Mountain West Championships.

2014 (FR): Placed 12th in the 5,000m (15:54.94) and 18th in the 3,000m (8:59.25) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships... 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.

2013 (XC): 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.

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 8:17.39 8:54.12
3,000sc na 8:45.71
5,000m na 14:44.03
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 34th 3,000sc 9:12.46
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
MW Outdoor Championships
2014 3,000sc 3rd 9:28.45
2015 3,000sc 3rd 8:57.76
2015 5,000sc 17th 14:59.10
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