Michael McPherson set a personal record with 5535 points in heptathlon at the USA Track and Field Indoor Track Championships in Albuquerque.
At Utah Valley ... SOPHOMORE ~ (2014): (INDOOR) placed second in the 800m run at the Wildcat Indoor Invitational with a time of 2:05.92 ... also took seventh in the 800 (2:06.15) and the mile (4:41.36) during the indoor campaign ... (OUTDOOR) placed fifth in the 800 at the UNLV Classic with a time of 2:00.83 ... also finished eighth in the 800 at the BYU Cougar Invite (2:03.54).
FRESHMAN ~ (2013): (INDOOR) Did not compete ... (OUTDOOR) placed eighth in the 800m at the BYU Robison Invitational with a time of 1:59.43 ... posted a personal best in the 1500m of 4:18.75 at the UVU Collegiate.
Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Timpanogos High School ... set the school record in the 3200m run and the steeple chase ... 3200m Region Champion in 2008 and 2009 ... three-time All-State in cross country ... Team was the cross country region champs in 2007 and 2008 ... was the '09 track MVP and the Most Inspirational track athlete in '08 ... was team captain in '06-'09 ... also played basketball at Timpanogos.
Graduated from Timpanogos HS in 2009 with a 3.7 GPA ... born Sept. 25, 1990 ... son of Terry and Suzanne Hodson ... his sister Brooke Hodson Davies also runs track and cross country at UVU ... married Tosha Hales - a former UVU jumper and Sprinter - in 2012 ... served an LDS Church Mission to Ghana Cape Coast ... plans to major in exercise science at UVU.