Aaron Powell Athlete Profile

Aaron Powell

Positions: Sprints, Jumps Height: 5-10 Weight: 160 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2005 | 2008-2011 Hometown: The Woodlands, TX

Personal

  • Born in Longview, Texas
  • Parents are Steve and Malinda
  • Served in the Canada Calgary Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Enjoys outdoor sports and spending time with family and friends
  • Majoring in political science

Before BYU

  • Prepped at The Woodlands High
  • District champion in triple jump during both junior and senior years
  • Involved in National Honor Society

Summary

  • Academic All-MWC (2009, 2010)

Indoor -

  • 2-time MWC All-Conference (Long Jump 2009, Triple Jump 2009)
  • MWC Championship Team (2008, 2009)

Outdoor -

  • NCAA Regionals (Triple Jump 2009)
  • MWC All-Conference (Long Jump 2009)
  • MWC Championship Team (2008, 2009)

Stats

BEST MARKS: TJ - 48-09.5, LJ - 24-03.5, 400m split - 48.7


2008 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Placed fourth at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet with a long jump of 21 feet 3.50 inches, and in the triple jump placed first with a distance of 46 feet 2.00 inches
  • At the Lumberjack Invitational placed fifth in the long jump with a jump of 20 feet 3.75 inches, in the triple jump had a distance of 44 feet 11 inches
  • Placed ninth at the Big 12 vs. MWC Challenge in the long jump clearing 20 feet 7.0 inches and 45 feet 9,75 inches in the triple jump
  • Placed 11th at the Air Force Invitational with a jump of 22 feet 1.75 inches and in the triple jump had a distance of 46 feet 10.25 inches
  • At the Boise State Team Invite placed third in the long jump

Outdoor:

  • Placed seventh at the Arizona State Invitational with a long jump distance of 22 feet 4.5 inches
  • At the 12th Annual Tom Botts Invitational placed second in the long jump with a distance of 21 feet 4.75 inches and placed first in the triple jump with a distance of 46 feet 7.5 inches.

2009 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Placed third in both the triple jump (14.93m) and the long jump (7.10m), taking All-MWC honors in both events
  • Set a BYU Invitational meet record with a 49-03.50 triple jump to start the season
  • Recorded a 6.52m for fourth place in the long jump and a 14.78m for second place in the triple jump at the Bengal Shoout-out
  • Took first in the triple jump at the New Balance Invite with a 15.14m while jumping 6.73m in the long jump

Outdoor:

  • Recorded a 13.11m triple jump before pulling out with an injury at the NCAA Regionals
  • Took MWC All-Conference in the long jump with a 7.16m, second-place finish
  • Also took ninth at the MWC Championships in the triple jump (14.01m)
  • Took first at the U of U Twilight meet with a 15.21m triple jump
  • Placed third at the Robison Invite with a long jump of 7.15m

2010 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Finished fifth in the long jump (7.07m) and fifth in the triple jump (14.87m) at the MWC Championships
  • Fourth place in the long jump (7.34m) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Finished fifth in the long jump (7.21m) at the New Balance Invitational
  • Took third in the long jump (7.16m) at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational

Outdoor:

  • Competed in the long jump (6.78m) at the NCAA West Regional Prelims
  • Competed in the 200m, triple jump, long jump and 4x100 relay at the MWC Championships
  • Won the long jump at the BYU Invitational with a jump of 7.40m and took second in the 200m (21.87)
  • Won the long jump (7.26m) at the Robison Invitational and took fourth in the 200m (21.81)
  • Finished third in the long jump (6.94m) at the Sun Angel Track Classic
  • Second in the 200m (21.50) at the Cougar Invite
  • Third in the long jump (7.11m) at the Stanford Invitational
  • Second place finish in the long jump (7.29m) at the Spring Break Classic