Nelson Orton
 Nelson Orton

Spanish Fork, Utah

High School:
Spanish Fork HS






Norris leads UVU track at BYU Cougar Invite

The sophomore distance runner not only broke the school record in the 1-mile run but also qualified for the NCAA's in the 1500.


Track concludes busy weekend at Long Beach State, Utah State on Saturday

Ali Shields and Logan Rusch both posted top-20 finishes for UVU on the day at the Beach Invite.


UVU Men, Women in Position for 5th Straight GWC Crowns


UVU Among Leaders at 4 Separate Meets


Wolverines Fare Well in Meets in Ogden, Salt Lake City

At Utah Valley ...
SENIOR ~ (2014): (INDOOR) Placed seventh in the 1-mile run at the Wildcat Indoor Invitational with a time of 5:02.69 ... also took 14th in the 3000m at the Mountain States Games with a time of 10:08.28 ... (OUTDOOR) took second in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 11:00.29 at the BYU Cougar Invitational ... also placed 10th in the 5000 (16:22.69) at the Beach Invitational and 18th in the 3000m steeplechase (10:39.29) at the Bryan Clay Invite.

JUNIOR ~ (2013): (INDOOR) Placed eighth in the 3000m run at the Jackson's Open and Multis with a time of 9:19.21 ... took 19th in the 3000m (9:51.09) at the Bronco Classic ... (OUTDOOR) took fifth in the 3000m steeplechase at the Great West Conference Outdoor Championships with a time of 10:04.78 and placed eighth in the 10,000m with a time of 35:12.31 ... won the 3000m steeplechase at the USU Mark Faldmo Invite with a time of 10:56.73 ... posted personal bests in the 5000m (17:12.95), the 10,000m (35:12.31) and the 3000m steeplechase (10:04.78) on the year.

SOPHOMORE ~ (2012): (INDOOR) Placed 19th in the 3000m (10:25.93) at the Snake River Open.(OUTDOOR) Finished sixth in the 3000m steeplechase (11:37.17) at the Wildcat Open ... Placed sixth in the 5000m (17:18.48) at the Utah Spring Classic ... Finished third in the 3000m steeplechase (10:52.67) at the UNLV Track Classic.

FRESHMAN ~ (2011): (INDOOR) Was a redshirt. (OUTDOOR) Finished seventh in the 300m (10:26.12) at the UVU Open and ninth in the 5000m (17:47.22) at the UVU Collegiate.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Spanish Fork High School ... received the SFHS 2008 Cross Country Most Improved Award ... also ran track for the Dons.

Personal ...
Graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 2009 with a 3.976 GPA ... was an Honor Roll student as well as a member of the National Honor Society ... majoring in Engineering Graphics and Drafting Technology at UVU ... participated in marching band, concert band, and jazz band in high school ... enjoys soccer, fencing, falconry, frisbee, and hard work ... parents are Jared and Rachelle Orton.