Kevin Nielsen Athlete Profile | BYU Cougar Club

Kevin Nielsen Athlete Profile

Kevin Nielsen

Position: Multi-Events Height: 6-2 Weight: 170 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012 | 2015-2017 Hometown: Granite Bay, CA Mission: Houston, TX Last School: Granite Bay High School


  • Wife's name is Samantha
  • Parents are Tricia and David
  • Has four sibilings including a twin 
  • Major is facility and property management
  • Also recruited by Arkansas and UC Berkeley

Before BYU

  • Coached by Coach Kent


Personal Bests
Points/Mark/Time Event Meet
5728 Heptathlon 2017 MPSF Championships
7439 Decathlon 2017 Texas Relays
7.54m Long Jump 2017 Boise State Challenge
2.06m High Jump 2016 BYU December Invite
4.76m Pole Vault 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships
12.62m Shot put 2017 MPSF Indoor Championships
36.49m Discus 2017 Robison Invitational
45.06m Javelin 2017 Robison Invitational
8.22 60-meter hurdles 2017 MPSF Championships
7.08 60m 2016 BYU Cougar Indoor
10.99 100m 2017 UNLV Invite and Sheila Tarr Multis
22.52 200m 2016 New Mexico Classic
48.88 400m 2017 Texas Relays
2:39.32 1000m 2016 MPSF Indoor Championships
4:28.45 1500m 2017 Texas Relays
14.89 110H 2017 UNLV Invite and Sheila Tarr Multis

Career Stats

2016 | Sophomore Year


  • Set the school record in the heptathlon at the MPSF Championships with a score of 5,640 points; finished third overall

2017 | Junior Year


  • Set a PR in the heptathlon at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a score of 5728 for a new BYU all-time record
  • Qualified for an competed in the NCAA Indoor Championships in the heptathon and finished in 10th overall with a score of 5630


  • Set a PR in the decathlon at the Texas Relays with a score of 7439 and took 5th overall