Track and XC Complete Incoming Class
July 31, 2015

Men's 2015 Complete Class Graphic

The Boise State track and field and cross country programs have signed 11 men to join the 16 female student-athletes as a part of their 2015 recruiting class. The men’s class will consist of eight prep athletes along with two transfers from other Division I schools. The class will be represented by student-athletes from California, Idaho, Iowa, South Dakota and Washington.

“Similar to the women, we are extremely pleased with the quality of our men’s class,” third-year head coach Corey Ihmels said. “This group will play a key role in taking our program to the next level. We have high hopes for all 11 of these talented student-athletes.”

INCOMING FRESHMEN

Elijah Armstrong (Pocatello HS, Pocatello, Idaho) | Distance
3,200m – 8:52.16 | Mile – 4:07.15

Elijah Armstrong comes to Boise State as one of the most decorated prep athletes in state history after becoming the first high school runner in Idaho history to win four-consecutive 4A Idaho Cross Country State Championships. He is a four-time Idaho Gatorade Athlete of the Year – three times in cross country, once in track and field – and he is the state record holder in the 1,600m and the 3,200m. Armstrong also currently possesses the 11th-fastest 3,200m (8:52.16) and mile (4:07.15) times in the country. The Pocatello High School product has amassed 12 state titles over the course of his prep career in cross country and track and field. He took third at the Footlocker Nationals in cross country last fall after taking sixth in 2013, and was also a two-time New Balance Nationals Indoor 5,000m Champion.

Miler Haller (Edmonds Woodway HS, Edmonds, Wash.) | Distance
3,200m – 9:03.45 | 1,600m – 4:18.13

Miler Haller recorded two top-10 finishes at the Washington Cross Country State Championships in his junior and senior seasons at Edmonds Woodway High School. He placed sixth in the 5,000m at the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships earlier this summer, and also put together a pair of top-10 finishes in the 1,600m and the 3,200m at the Washington Track and Field State Championships his senior year. He finished 11th at the Footlocker West Regional in cross country, just one spot shy from qualifying to Footlocker Nationals.

Tom Richardson (Basildon Club, England) | Distance
1,500m – 3:49.46 | 800m – 1:52.81

Tom Richardson most recently placed seventh in the 2014 English National Track and Field Championships after running personal bests of 1:52.81 in the 800m and 3:49.46 in the 1,500m during the 2014 season. In cross country, he placed 13th at the English Schools Championships and 16th in the Inter Counties Championships in 2013. He also recorded four consecutive top-five finishes in four consecutive championships 1,500m races in 2011 and 2012.

John Rodeheffer (Oak Harbor HS, Whidbey Island, Wash.) | Distance
3,200m – 9:06.85 | 1,600m – 4:15.40

John Rodeheffer joins the Broncos as an 11-time state qualifier between cross country and track and field while competing at Oak Harbor High School. He was a six-time WESCO League Champion in cross country and track and field. He finished third in both the 1,600m and the 3,200m at the Washington Track and Field State Championships and placed fourth in the Washington Cross Country State Championships his senior season.

Stuart Smith (Nathan Hale HS, Seattle, Wash.) | Distance
3,200m – 8:56.14 | 1,600m – 4:12.76

Stuart Smith enters Boise State with the 25th-best 3,200m time in the country with an 8:56.14. He placed ninth at the Washington Cross Country State Championships last fall, and just recently took fifth in the 1,600m and 11th in the 3,200m at the Washington Track and Field State Championships this past spring while competing for Nathan Hale High School.

Drew Lindsley (Grangeville HS, Grangeville, Idaho) | Throws
Discus – 182-2 | Shot Put – 52-10

Drew Lindsley (the cousin of current Bronco Juston Lindsley) won state titles at the Idaho Track and Field State Championships in the discus in 2014 and then in the shot put in 2015. He placed second in the discus in 2015 after picking up eight victories in the event over the course of his senior season.

Bryce Kirby (Mountain View HS, Boise, Idaho) | Sprints
200m – 21.5 | 100m – 10.57

Bryce Kirby joins the Blue and Orange as a member of the sprints team. He won the 200m state title at the Idaho Track and Field State Championships in 2014. As a senior in 2015, the local Mountain View High School product picked up nine victories in the 100m and six in the 200m to cap off an exceptional prep career.

Devyn Baucom-Morris (Eagle HS, Eagle, Idaho) | Jumps & Sprints
200m – 23.64a | 100m – 11.01 | Long Jump – 21-3.75 | Triple Jump – 45-11

After placing 10th in the triple jump at the Idaho Track and Field State Championships as a junior, Devyn Baucom-Morris improved nine spots one year later and won the 2015 state title as a senior.  The Eagle High School product also took fourth in the 100m at the state championships.

Cameron Wrout (Rio Mesa HS, Oxnard, Calif.) |Sprints
400m – 49.77 | 200m – 22.77

Cameron Wrout comes to Boise after enjoying a three-sport career – football, basketball and track and field – while competing at Rio Mesa High School. A 400m specialist, Wrout helped his 4x400m relay team to a sixth-place finish at the California Track and Field State Championships earlier this summer.

TRANSFERS

Chandler Austin (Oklahoma State University // Boone, Iowa) | Distance
3,200m – 8:51.74 | Mile – 4:09.06

Chandler Austin won four state titles over the course of his prep career at Boone High School. His time of 8:51.74 in the 3,200m was the seventh-fastest time in the nation in 2014. He placed 29th at the Nike Cross Nationals in the fall of 2013, running a 15:32 in the 5,000m race.

Addison Dehaven (University of Wisconsin // Brookings, S.D.) | Distance
3,200m – 8:58.10 | 1,600m – 4:16.48

Addison Dehaven was honored as the South Dakota Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year twice and was named the South Dakota Gatorade Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2013 before his redshirt year at Wisconsin. A four-time state champion in South Dakota, Dehaven finished 17th at the 2013 Nike Cross Nationals and 18th at the 2013 Footlocker Nationals.


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