Chris Weirich Athlete Profile

Chris Weirich

Chris Weirich
Position: Pole Vault Height: 6-1 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 2004-2007 Hometown: Fredericksburg

Personal


Born October 1981 ... parents are Rick and Brenda Weirich ... served in the Baltic Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... married to Jessica ... majoring in RMYL.


Before BYU


District champion in pole vault ... regional qualifier as a sophomore and as a senior in high school ... state alternate and regional alternate senior year.


Stats


BEST MARKS: PV - 16-1, 110mH - 14.9; TJ - 45-00, Decathlon - 6578, Heptathlon - 5008



2004 | Freshman Year

Finished fifth in the heptathlon with 4,825 points at the MWC Indoor Championships ... took second in heat of the 110m hurdles with a time of 15.50 and 12th in the long jump at the BYU Cougar Invite with a jump of 19-11.50 ... placed 15th in the pole vault with a jump of 14-01.25 ... finished seventh in the decathlon with 6209 points at the Robison Invitational ... captured fourth in the pole vault at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational with a jump of 15-00 ... named Academic All-MWC.


2005 | Sophomore Year

Placed second in the heptathlon with a score of 4610 at the BYU Indoor Invitational ... finished fifth in the 60m hurdles (8.65) and pole vault (14-7.25) and tenth in the long jump (19-1.5) at the Boise Invitational ... took third in the heptathlon at the Washington Invitational with a score of 4804 ... finished sixth in the heptathlon at the MWC Indoor Championships with a personal-best score of 4880 ... placed third in the pole vault (4.9m) and ninth in the javelin (42.64m) and 110m hurdles (15.65) at the BYU Outdoor Invitational ... took second in the decathlon at the Robison Invitational (6578) and fifth in the decathlon at the MWC Outdoor Championships (6515).


2006 | Junior Year

Placed second in the heptathlon at the Cougar Indoor Meet with a point total of 5,008 ... finished 17th in the pole vault at the Lobo Indoor Invitational clearing 15'1.25" ... competed in the 60m hurdles (8.69) and the long jump (20' 3") at the Husky Indoor Classic ... competed in the MWC Indoor Championships heptathlon but was injured in the pole vault competition ... named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center.


2007 | Redshirt Year