|Brett Guymon was named the Big West Conference Track Athlete of the Year.|
Emery County native Brett Guymon represented Utah State University at the 2002 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which took place at Baton Rough, La., May 29-June 1.
Guymon, a senior entered the meet with the nation's fourth-fastest time in the 400-meter hurdles at 49.57. It is Guymon's third straight trip to the NCAA in this event as he finished 10th in this event last year and 16th as a sophomore.
He is a five-time Big West Conference individual champion having won three straight 400-meter hurdles titles to go along with back-to-back 110-meter hurdles championships. This year he was named the Big West Conference Track Athlete of the Year.
He is an outstanding student as well, being named to the Academic All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation for the past two years. Brett is from Huntington and graduated from Emery High School. Brett is married to the former Kristy Funk of Ferron and is the son of Danny and Marie Johnson and the late Larry Guymon.