Erik Rasmussen Athlete Profile

Erik Rasmussen

Erik Rasmussen
Positions: Pole Vault, Hurdles Height: 6-0 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 2001-2003 Hometown: Modesto Last School: Johansen High School

Personal


Born 09/16/79 in Fairfax, Virginia ... parents are Brent and Jane Rasmussen ... served in the Italy Rome Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... majoring in psychology.


At BYU


 


2001: Fifth in the pole vault at MWC Indoor Championships.


Before BYU


Ten time conference champion ... 10th place in vault at the Cal State meet junior year ... school record holder in pole vault, 110mHH, 300mIH, high jump, 4x400 relay, 4x100 relay ... 1995 National Jr. Olympic Champion in pole vault ... ended senior year ranked in the top three in the nation.


Stats


BEST MARKS: PV - 17-00.25, HJ - 6-6, 110mHH - 14.42



2001 | Freshman Year

Fifth in the pole vault at MWC Indoor Championships.


2002 | Sophomore Year

First place in Sec. V at the Pole Vault Summit ... placed fifth in the pole vault at the Air Force Invitational ... finished seventh in the pole vault and 10th in the 55mH at the Mountain State Games ... placed fourth in the pole vault at the MWC Indoor Championships, with a vault of 16-02.75 ... won the pole vault (16-10.75) and placed sixth in the long jump (21-07.75) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational ... finished sixth in the pole vault at the UCLA Tri-Meet and the Robison Invitational ... won the pole vault at the Utah Collegiate Games by vaulting 17-00.25 ... placed fourth in the pole vault at the MWC Outdoor Championships.


2003 | Junior Year

Second place in the pole vault (16-08.75) at the Olympic Oval Invitational ... finished second in the pole vault (17-04.75) at the Mountain State Games ... third place in the pole vault (17-02.75) at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships ... finished sixth in the decathlon (6,319) and third in the pole vault (16-08.75) at the MWC Outdoor Championships.