Events: 1,500M (4:09.11), Mile (4:39.14), 3,000M (IN: 9:07.63; OUT: 9:02.86), 5,000M (IN: 16:07.75; OUT: 15:48.81)
Competed in five meets for the Tigers during the outdoor season … Set personal bests of 4 minutes, 9.11 seconds in the 1,500 meters, 9:02.86 in the 3,000 meters and 15:48.81 in the 5,000 meters during his sophomore season outdoors … Opened the season by running a PR of 4:09.11 for 10th place in the 1,500 meters at the Louisiana Classics … Finished in 14th place in the 1,500 meters (4:09.32) and 11th place in the 3,000 meters (9:18.33) at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational … Clocked a lifetime PR of 9:02.86 for eighth place in the 3,000 meters at the Battle on the Bayou … Raced to a personal best of 15:48.81 in an eighth-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Did not compete for the Tigers during the indoor season … Earned a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season.
Saw action in seven meets in 2012 … Broke 16 minutes in the 5,000 meters for the first time in his collegiate career at the LSU Alumni Gold during the outdoor season … Set a personal record of 15:52.70 for fifth place in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold … Also set an indoor PR in the event with a run of 16:07.75 for eighth place at the Texas A&M Dual Meet … Ran the mile at the LSU Twilight (4:39.14) and the 3,000 meters at the Tyson Invitational (9:13.19) during the indoor season … Opened the outdoor season by setting a personal best of 4:13.85 in the 1,500 meters in a 28th-place finish at the Louisiana Classics … Ran the 1,500 meters (4:23.54) and 5,000 meters (16:41.81) at the LSU Relays … Honored for his academic performance as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in his career.
Competed in three meets during the 2011 indoor season … Opened the season with a 10th-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational with a time of 9:27.54 … Set a personal record in the event at 9:07.63 in a fourth-place finish at the LSU Twilight … Also ran the mile at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier, taking third place with a time of 4:33.10 … Did not compete during the outdoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
A member of the cross country and track and field teams at Mandeville High School for four years under head coach Gerald Singer … Led his high school team to the metro cross country championship in 2009 … Also guided the team to a third-place finish at the Class 5A state cross country championships in 2009 … Was the District 7-5A runner-up in cross country and 3,200 meters during the 2009 season … Was also the Class 5A bronze medalist at the state cross country championships in 2009 … Finished his high school career as the school-record holder in the indoor 3,200 meters with a best time of 10:04 … Also recorded personal-best times of 4:35 in the 1,600 meters, 9:57 in the 3,000 meters and 15:43 in the three mile during his career at Mandeville High School.
Full name is Bryan Matthew Mutell … Born on April 9, 1992 … Parents are Dennis and Karen Mutell … Has one younger brother named Nicholas … An honor student at Mandeville High School … Graduated in the top 5 percent of his senior class while maintaining a weighted 4.6 grade-point average … A member of the honor roll for a total of eight semesters during his prep career … Majoring in business.