Dennis Christensen Athlete Profile

Dennis Christensen

Dennis Christensen
Positions: Throws, Discus Height: 6-4 Weight: 270 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2013 Hometown: Richland, WA Last School: Richland High School


  • Enjoys hunting, fishing, snowboarding, camping and hanging out with family friends
  • Majoring in exercise science

Before BYU

  • Football first-team All-Conference offensive lineman and team captain
  • Four-year track and field letterman and school MVP
  • Took 4th in state shot put his junior and senior year with throws of 56-02.50 and 60-04.50, respectively
  • Set personal record in shot put at the 2012 Davis Invitational 61-01.00
  • Took 6th in state discus his senior year with a throw of 160-04.00
  • Set personal record in discus at districts with a throw of 176-02.00

Personal Records

  • 12lb Shot Put - 61-01.00
  • Discus - 176-02.00

Career Stats

2013 | Freshman Year


  • Threw unattached in the shot put finals of the BYU Invitational and took fourth place with a mark of 51-10.75
  • Threw 51-09.75 feet for a sixth-place finish in the shot put at the Cherry & Silver Invitational
  • Threw a career-best 53-02.25 and took fifth place in shot put at the Air Force Invitational


  • Won the shot put with a personal record throw of 54-04.75 at the Aztec Track & Field Invitational