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Zachary Blackham Athlete Profile

Zachary Blackham

Positions: Jumps, Hurdles Height: 6-7 Weight: 180 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2011 Hometown: Orem, UT


  • Born in Orem, Utah
  • Loves country music, Pixar movies, Star Wars and Lord of the Rings
  • Undecided major
  • Also recruited by Air Force, Brown, Cornell, Weber State, Utah State and Colorado State.

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Orem High School
  • Honor roll for all four years of high school
  • Played club volleyball for one year
  • National Honors Society Vice President
  • Holds the school record in high jump for Orem High
  • All-State athlete for three years
  • Two-time 4A state champion.

2011 | Freshman Year


  • Took third place at the MWC Championships in the high jump, clearing 2.07m
  • Finished in second place in the high jump at both the Twilight Meet and BYU Robison Invitational with heights of 2.07m and 2.05m
  • Fifth place at the USC-Tri Meet in the high jump, clearing 1.98m