Andrea Stapleton Track and Field Athlete Profile | BYU Cougar Club

Andrea Stapleton Track and Field Athlete Profile

Andrea Stapleton

Position: Jumps Height: 6-1 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2016-2017 Hometown: Kennewick, WA Last School: Kamiakin High School



All-America

  • 2017 USTFCCCA Outdoor Track and Field All-America Second Team

Personal 

  • Parents are David and Barbara Stapleton 
  • Three brothers and two sisters 
  • Majoring in illustration 
  • Father, Dave, was on track and field team at BYU and holds the all-time high jump record
  • Talents and hobbies include art and playing the piano

Before BYU 

  • AP scholar award 
  • Lettered in track 
  • Won state as team all four years in high school 
  • Set record for most points at Washington State Meet in 2013 and 2014 
  • Undefeated at every meet all four years as a team 
  • Went to state all four years 
  • 2nd in state in triple jump as junior and 3rd as senior 
  • All-Conference all four years
  • All-State in high jump and triple jump 2014-2015 
  • Lettered in volleyball 
  • Won state in high jump junior year

Stats

Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
1.84m (6' 0.5")  High Jump  2017 Air Force Invitational

Career Stats



2016 | Freshman Year

Indoor

  • Second in the high jump at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational 
  • Took 2nd place in the high jump at the Texas A&M Team Invitational with a height of 1.76m 
  • Placed 3rd in the high jump at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Seventh in the high jump at the New Mexico Classic 
  • Finished 1st in the high jump at the Boise State Challenge 
  • Fifth place in the high jump at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships

Outdoor

  • Placed 2nd in th high jump at teh UNLV Invitational and Sheila Tarr Multis 
  • Took 3rd at the 38th Annual Aztec Invitational in the high jump 
  • First place in the high jump at the UVU Collegiate Invite 
  • Finished 3rd overall at the Border Clash for the high jump
  • Came in 22nd for the high jump at the NCAA DI West Preliminary Round

2017 | Sophomore Year

Indoor

  • Finished 1st in the high jump at three different meets (2017 Boise State Challenge, BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational and BYU December Invite)

Outdoor

  • Finished 16th overall in the high jump at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 1.78m  (5'10")
  • Named to the 2017 USTFCCCA Outdoor Track and Field All-America Second Team
  • Finished 5th overall in the high jump at the NCAA West Prelims with a mark of 1.79m
  • Took 1st in the high jump at four different meets (Weber State Twilight Meet, BYU Robison Invitational, Utah State Mark Faldmo Invitational and UVU Collegiate Infivational)
  • Placed 2nd in the high jump at the 38th Sun Angel Classic