Chris Little Athlete Profile

Chris Little

Chris Little
Position: Pole Vault Height: 6-0 Weight: 165 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2008-2011 Hometown: Los Gatos, CA



All-America

  • 2011 USTFCCCA First Team Pole Vault (Outdoor)
  • 2011 USTFCCCA Second Team Pole Vault (Indoor)

Personal

  • Born in Los Gatos, California
  • Parents are Jack and Suzanne
  • Served in the Denmark Copenhagen Mission (2005-07), living in Iceland, for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Enjoys snowboarding, rock climbing, board/card games, playing other sports and hiking
  • Majoring in psychology

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Los Gatos High School
  • California Central Coast Section champion
  • California State Meet finalist
  • Lettered in track and football

Summary

Indoor

  • MWC Championship Team (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • MWC All-Conference (Pole vault 2010)

Outdoor -

  • NCAA Regionals (Pole Vault 2009)
  • MWC Champion - (Pole vault 2010)
  • MWC All-Conference (Pole vault 2010)
  • MWC Championship Team (2008, 2009, 2010)

Stats

BEST MARKS: PV - 17-05, LJ - 22-04, 400m - 50.2


2008 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Placed ninth at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet with a vault of 16 feet 0.75 inches
  • At the Lumberjack Invitational placed fourth clearing 16 feet 6.75 inches
  • Placed first at the NWU Invitational with a vault of 15 feet 11 inches
  • With a vault of 16 feet 8.75 inches placed fifth at the Air Force Invitational
  • Placed fifth at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a vault of 17 feet 0.75 inches
  • Placed first at the Boise State Team Invite
  • At the Wildcat Indoor Open placed second with a vault of 17 feet 5.50 inches

Outdoor:

  • Placed eighth at the Texas Relays with a vault of of 16 feet 6.75 inches

2009 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Was fourth in the pole vault at the MWC Championships with a height of 5.17m
  • Cleared a height of 5.1m at the Air Force Invite
  • Was third at Mountain States with a 16-8.75
  • Also ran the 60m with a season-best time of 7.15

Outdoor:

  • Finished 11th at NCAA Regionals in the pole vault with a 5.16m
  • At the U of U Twilight, posted a 5.15m for third place
  • Also took third at the Collegiate Tri-Meet with a 5.05m score
  • Vaulted 5.05m at Stanford and at Arizona State meets

2010 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Placed third in the pole vault (5.20m) at the MWC Championships
  • Finished fourth in the pole vault (5.21m) st the Wildcat Open
  • Took third place in the pole vault at the Air Force Invitational (5.30m)
  • Won the pole vault (5.30m) at the New Balance Invitational
  • Finished third in the pole vault (5.05m) at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational
  • Second place at the Bengal Shootout in the pole vault (4.88m) and competed in the 60m (7.18)

Outdoor:

  • Competed at the NCAA Championships in the pole vault (5.00m)
  • Competed at the NCAA West Regionals in the pole vault (5.30m)
  • Won the pole vault at the MWC Championships (5.40m)
  • Fifth place in the 100m (11.02) at the BYU Robison Invitational and won the pole vault (5.20m)
  • Won the pole vault (5.40m) at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
  • Won the pole vault (5.00m) at the Spring Break Classic