BOISE, Idaho — Lexy Halladay, a four-time Idaho Gatorade Cross Country and track runner of the year, will run for the BYU Cougars beginning next fall.
Halladay is a nine-time state champion in track and a three-time state champion in cross country.
This spring, Halladay ran the fastest 1,600-meter time of any high school athlete in the nation (at the time) at the 5A state track meet, with a time of 4:43.74.
In 2017, Halladay broke the record for the fastest mile ever run by a freshman, breaking four-time Olympian Mary Becker’s record from 1973.
Watch below: Lexy Halladay breaks mile record
She had offers from several schools, including Arkansas, Oregon, Boise State, Oregon State, and San Francisco.