Clayton Young’s 2019 NCAA Championship title in the 10,000-meter has been years in the making.

BYU men’s and women’s track and field participated in the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships from June 5 to June 8 in Austin, Texas. Multiple top finishes led the men to an eighth-place team finish, while the women’s team finished 25th.

Clayton Young captured a national title for BYU, winning the 10,000-meter in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The American Fork native outpaced Alabama’s Gilbert Kigen in the final lap of the race, finishing with a time of 29:16.60.

After a preliminary round that coach Ed Eyestone described as “perfect,” BYU track and field will be represented with 21 entries during the NCAA championships on June 5-8.