Sam Rockwood Athlete Profile

Sam Rockwood

Position: High Jump Height: 6-6 Weight: 160 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012-2014 Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA Mission: Asuncion, Paraguay Last School: Diamond Bar High School

Personal

  • Born in Whittier, Calif.
  • Parents are Bill and Joye
  • Served in the Paraguay, Asuncion mission ('09-'11) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Majoring in business
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Enjoys playing basketball, movies, music and meeting new people

Before BYU

  • Ranked second in California
  • Ranked in the top 20 nationally in high school
  • Athlete of the Year during his senior year
  • Broke all-time school record in high jump
  • Also played basketball

Stats

Personal Bests
Time Event Venue
2.12m High jump NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round

Career Stats



2013 | Freshman Year

Indoor
  • Took second in the high jump at the BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational with a mark of 2.05m
  • Placed fourth at the Air Force Team Challenge with a mark of 2.06m
  • Finished in 16th at the MRSP Indoor Track and Field Championships (2.01m)

Outdoor

  • Took second at the UVU Collegiate Invite in the high jump (2.00m) 
  • Finished in first place at the Sacramento State Mondo Mid-Major Challenge (2.06m)
  • Placed 15h at the NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round in the high jump with a mark of 2.12m

Academic

  • Received Division I USTFCCCA All-Academic honors

2014 | Sophomore Year

Indoor

  • Placed second at the BYU Indoor Invitational with a mark of 2.12m in the high jump, matching his personal best
  • Tied for third place at the Lobo Invitational with a mark of 2.00m
  • Took eighth at the Air Force Invitational in the high jump (2.06m)
  • Tied for third at the Armory Invitational in the high jump with a mark of 2.06m
  • Took second at the Air Force Collegiate Invitational in the high jump with a mark of 2.11m
  • Placed 12th at the MPSF Championships in the high jump with a mark of 1.96m

Outdoor

  • Finished in third place in the high jump at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Kersee Invitational with a mark of 2.01m