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Jacob Foutz Athlete Profile

Jacob Foutz

Position: Throws Height: 6-4 Weight: 255 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2013 | 2016-2017 Hometown: Portland, OR Mission: Mesa, AZ Last School: Sheldon High School


  • Born in Portland, Oregon
  • Parents are Harold and Susan
  • Enjoys fishing, hiking and waterskiing
  • Majoring in urban and regional planning

Before BYU

  • 6A discus state champion (2012)
  • District discus and shot put champion
  • Holds his high school and district records in discus and shot put
  • Golden West Invitational champion in hammer (2012)
  • First-Team All-State in football (2011)


Personal Bests
Mark Event Meet
14.65 meters Shot put 2017 Air Force Invitational
50.55 meters Discus 2017 Beach Invitational
58.14 meters Hammer 2017 Oxy Invitational
18.47 meters Weight throw 2017 Air Force Invitational

Career Stats

2017 | Sophomore Year


  • Took second place at the Air Force Invitational in the weight throw with a new personal best of 18.47m and also set a new record in the shot put of 14.64m
  • Placed eighth overall at the MSPF Championships in the weight throw with a 18.31m mark


  • Set a personal best of 58.14m in the hammer at the Oxy Invitational and took second place overall
  • Placed sixth in both the discus throw and the hammer throw with marks of 49.68m and 57.81m, respectively, at the Trojan Invitational
  • Set a new personal best in the discus at the with a mark of 50.55m at the Beach Invitational