Cross Country


  • position Distance/XC
  • class Freshman

2022-23 (Freshman) 

High School 

  • Two-time All-State runner (2019 & 2021) 
  • Sixth at Oregon State Cross Country Championships in 2019 
  • Seventh place at NXN Northwest Regional in 2019 
  • Class of 2022 Valedictorian 
  • Recipient of Oregon State Seal of Biliteracy and Global award 


  • Birthday: 
  • Parents: Brent and Laurel Byer 
  • Siblings: Ella, Lane and Cade Byer 
  • Major: Kinesiology 
  • Hobbies: Doodling, web design, ceramics, road cycling and hiking 
  • Favorite teams: Jumbo Visma Cycling Team, Portland Timberwolves 
  • Favorite athletes: Chris Froome and Galen Rupp 
  • Fun facts: Started a non-profit for Alzheimer’s disease and worked as a wood-fire pizza chef 
  • Twin brother Cade also runs for UK 
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