A total of 169 Utah Valley student-athletes were named academic all-conference during the 2013-14 academic year.
At Utah Valley University ... FRESHMAN ~ (2010): (INDOOR) Placed sixth in the 1-mile run at the GWC Indoor Championships at USD with a time of 4:24.85, eighth in the 3000m run (8:52.90), and ninth in the 5000m run (15:40.75) ... had season best times of 4:23.05 in the 1-mile, 8:50.20 in the 3000m run, 15:36.95 in the 5000m ... (OUTDOOR) placed fourth in the 3000m steeplechase at the GWC Outdoor Championships in Yankton, S.D. with a time of 9:31.00, 10th in the 800m run (1:56.23), and 13th in the 1500m run (4:20.35) as he helped his team repeat as conference champions ... posted season best times of 1:56.23 in the 800m run, 4:00.58 in the 1500m run, 16:01.86 in the 5000m run, and 9:25.65 in the 3000m steeplechase.
Before Utah Valley: Prepped at Bear River High School in Garland, Utah ... finished second at State his junior and senior years in cross country ... was a Region 11 Champion his junior year ... placed second in the 2 mile, mile, and medley relay at State his senior year ... finished fifth in the Nation at the USATF Nationals his junior year in Lawrence, Kansas ... his high school cross country team won two Region Titles and his track team won one Region Track Title ... cross country team finished third, fourth, and fifth in the State ... also played basketball at Bear River and was the Bears starting point guard his senior year.
Personal: Graduated from Bear River High School with a 3.96 GPA in 2009 ... was on the National Honor Society as well as being a Honor Roll student ... is an Eagle Scout ... was named BRHS Outstanding Male Athlete for 2009 ... participated in band, concert choir, madrigals, key club, tough club, Spanish club, seminary council, and was on the Tremonton Youth City Council ... enjoys family, friends, music, collecting keychains, and jumping on the trampoline ... his relative Paul Brower pole vaulted at BYU in the late '80's ... expected major at UVU is Exercise Science ... also recruited by Boise State, Utah State, Weber State, Southern Utah, Portland State, Eastern Oregon, and Lewis and Clark ... parents are Kerry and Joy Brower.