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David Holgate Athlete Profile

David Holgate

Position: Jumps Height: 5-11 Weight: 170 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2008-2009 | 2011 Hometown: Prosper, TX


  • Born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Parents are Carey and Sylvia
  • Served in the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission (2004-06) for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Favorite book is If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
  • Has broken 16 major bones
  • Major is undecided but with interest in teaching and coaching

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Prosper High and St. David High
  • School track and field MVP
  • State 4th place in triple jump
  • Regional qualifier three years for triple jump, two years for long jump and 200m and one year for high jump and relays
  • Lettered two years in football, two years in basketball, one year in baseball and three years in tennis
  • District MVP as a wide receiver
  • Honor roll student
  • Eagle Scout


  • Academic All-MWC Team (2010)


HJ: 6'2"
TJ: 14.01m
LJ: 23'5"
200m: 21.43
100m: 11.19

2008 | Freshman Year

  • Attended Mesa Community College

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Attended Eastern Arizona College

2011 | Junior Year


  • Finished fifth in the triple jump at the Robison Invitational with a jump of 12.99m and also competed in the long jump (6.59m)
  • Took third place in the triple jump (14.14m) at the BYU Invitational