Utah Boys Cross Country ROY: Conner Mantz

Utah Boys Cross Country ROY: Conner Mantz

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Utah Boys Cross Country ROY: Conner Mantz

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THE WINNER: Conner Mantz

THE BASICS

School: Sky View (Smithfield, Utah)
Grade: Junior
Position: Distance runner
Height: 5-foot-8

Athletic achievement: He raced to seventh place nationally at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships this past season, with a time of 15:23. Mantz also won the Class 4A individual state championship in 15:11.5. He was second at the Nike Cross Nationals Southwest Regional championships in 15:22.78 and took fourth at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional championships with a time of 15:42.6.

Academic excellence: Mantz has maintained a 4.0 GPA.

Exemplary character: Also a talented musician, Mantz has participated in numerous community service initiatives as an Eagle Scout with the Boys Scouts of America. 

THE PRAISE

“Conner has great character, great work ethic and is a great leader,” said Sky View coach Kyle Wright. “He maintains a year-round regimen of running and racing, and he’s inspired his teammates to work hard through his actions and words.”

THE FUTURE: Mantz will be a senior this fall.

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