Kyle WyattZoom
Year: Junior
City/State: Albion, Neb.
High School: Albion High School


Academic All-Big 12 (First-Team, 2001 4.0 GPA, 2002)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall, 2000, 2001; Spring 2001, 2002)

2001 (Junior)
Kyle Wyatt opened the season with an eighth-place finish at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational. He was then the Huskers' No. 2 runner at the Roy Griak and Indiana State Invitational, including a 12th-place overall finish at Indiana State. Wyatt finished the regular season with a 17th-place showing at the Chile Pepper Festival, as he was the first Husker to cross the finish line. Wyatt ended the season with a 53rd-place showing at the NCAA Midwest Regional to help the men finish third in the team standing.

Wyatt was named a Second-Team Academic All-American in 2002 as a English major and then earned his degree in May 2003.

Meet Finish/NU* Time
Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational (8K) 8th/3rd 25:25.46
Roy Griak Invitational (8K) 67th/2nd 25:21.1
Indiana State Invitational (8K) 12th/2nd 24:55.0
Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival (10K) 17th/1st 30:26.48
NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (10K) 53rd/5th 31:15.78

2001 (Sophomore)
Wyatt competed in only four meets during the 2001 season. On the Huskers? home course, Wyatt improved on his Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational time, cutting 30 seconds off his previous season?s mark.

On the track, Wyatt proved successful both indoors and outdoors, placing 10th in the 3,000-meter run at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships with a personal-best time of 8:23.70. During the outdoor season, Wyatt lowered his personal-best in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to 8:59.33 at the Stanford Invitational. Wyatt ended his season by placing fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:06.38) at the Big 12 Championships in Columbia, Mo.

Meet Finish/NU* Time
Woody Greeno Invitational (8K) 7th/4th 25:28.5
Roy Griak Invitational (8K) 96th/4th 25:21.5
Furman Invitational Pre-NCAA (8K) 99th/4th 25:21.5
Big 12 Championships (8K) 84th/9th 26:47.0 
*Finish among Nebraska runners

2000 (Freshman)

Wyatt opened his collegiate career with a victory at the Bearcat Distance Classic in Maryville, Mo. He was among the top-five Husker finishers in all but one race.

Wyatt improved during the track season, becoming a force for NU in the steeplechase. He finished seventh in the event at the Big 12 Championships, before capturing the USATF Junior National title. At the Minnesota Distance Classic in mid-July, Wyatt ran the steeplchase in a season-best time of 9:06.55. He also represented the United States in the steeplechase in the U.S. vs. Great Britian U/20 dual.

Meet Finish/NU* Time
Bearcat Distance Classic (6K) 1st/1st 18:50
Woody Greeno Invitational (8K) 17th/3rd 25:58
Roy Griak Invitational (8K) 115th/3rd 25:53
Murray Keatinge Invite (5 miles) 16th/6th 24:55
Iowa State Pre-NCAA (10K) 165th/4th 32:52
Big 12 Championships (8K) 43rd/4th 26:32
NCAA Midwest Region (10K) 48th/4th 31:48
NCAA Championships (10K) 180th/3rd 32:25
*Finish among Nebraska runners

High School
Coached by Tom Dickey, Wyatt was the 1998 and 1999 Nebraska Class C cross country champion. He was the 2000 Nebraska Class B champion at 1,600 meters (4:20.97).

The son of David and Ruth Wyatt, Kyle was born Jan. 11, 1982, in Lincoln, Neb. A J.D. Edwards Honor Scholar, Wyatt is an English major. He carries a 4.0 GPA. He has two brothers, Aaron, 23, and Jamison, 14. Wyatt was named to the academic All-Big 12 first-team in 2001with a grade point average of 4.0.

Cross Country Finishes

Year Big 12 Conference Midwest Region NCAA Championships
2001 84th DNC DNC
2000 43rd 48th 180th

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Woody Greeno Invitational
Jarren Heng - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013
Isabel Andrade - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013