Track & Field


  • position Distance/XC
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Corvallis, Ore.
  • High school Crescent Valley
  • Major Pre-Mechanical Engineering

Personal Bests:

Cross Country:

5K – 16:18.00

8K – 25:12.00

2022-23 (Freshman) 

Cross Country

  • Placed 152nd at the Live in Lou with a time of 25:12.0.
  • Placed 92nd at SEC Championships with a time of 26:25.89.

High School 

  • First-team all-state in cross country and track 
  • High school team placed second in Oregon 5A division 
  • Class valedictorian with a 4.0 GPA 


  • Birthday: February 18 
  • Parents: Laurel and Brent Byer 
  • Siblings: Blake, Lane and Elle Byer 
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering 
  • Hobbies: Baking, cooking, cycling, ceramics 
  • Favorite athletes: Mark Cavendish and Alex Honnold 
  • Fun facts: Has worked in a restaurant the past two years, enjoys welding 
  • Twin brother Blake also runs for UK 
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