Ada Robinson Athlete Profile

Ada Robinson

Position: High Jump Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Centerville, UT Last School: Viewmont High School

Personal

  • Born in Heber City, Utah
  • Parents are Nancy and Melvin Robinson
  • Enjoys boondoggle and old movies.

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Viewmont High School
  • Rated as the No. 2 high jumper in the nation in 2008
  • Four time Utah State Champion in the high jump
  • Three time Region Champion in the high jump
  • Finished fifth in the hurdles at the 2007 State Championships
  • Took sixth in the hurdles at the 2006 State Championships
  • Named to the Utah 5A All-Star volleyball team

Summary

  • All-American (Outdoor High Jump 2009; Indoor High Jump 2011)
  • Second Team All-American (Outdoor High Jump 2011) 
  • MWC Champion (Indoor High Jump 2010; Outdoor High Jump 2010; Indoor High Jump 2011; Outdoor High Jump 2011)
  • All-MWC (Indoor High Jump 2009; Indoor High Jump 2010; Outdoor High Jump 2010; Indoor High Jump 2011; Outdoor High Jump 2011)
     

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: High Jump- 1.86m; Triple Jump- 10.99m

2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Started BYU career by winning the high jump (1.73m) at the BYU Indoor Meet
  • Placed second at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational in the high jump with a provisional qualifying mark of 1.78m
  • Tied season best high jump mark of 1.78m at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, placing second at the meet
  • Placed second at the MWC Indoor Championships in the high jump (1.75m)

Outdoor:

  • Started season placing first at the Cougar Invitational in the high jump with a leap of 1.75m
  • Placed sixth at the MWC Outdoor Championships with a high jump of 1.70m
  • Competed at the NCAA West Regional, placing fourth in the high jump (1.78m)
  • Ended season placing fifth at the NCAA Outdoor National Championships

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Began season at the Cherry and Silver Invitational with a third place finish in the high jump (1.73m)
  • Won the high jump at the Bronco Invitational with a leap of 1.73m
  • Placed third at the New Balance Invitational in the high jump (1.78m)
  • Took first at Air Force with a 1.80m high jump
  • Set personal best mark at the MWC Indoor Championships with a first place high jump of 1.81m

Outdoor:

  • Started outdoor season with a fourth place finish at the Texas Relays in the high jump (1.71m)
  • Grabbed seventh place with a 1.68m high jump at the Sun Angel Classic
  • Took first at the Mesa Classic in the high jump (1.75m)
  • Took second at the Robison Invitational in the high jump (1.78m)
  • Won the MWC Outdoor high jump championship with a personal best 1.82m high jump
  • Placed 12th at the NCAA West Preliminary in the high jump (1.78m)
  • Competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

2011 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Opened the season with a second place finish in the high jump at the Jackson's Invitational (1.75m)
  • Finished third in the high jump at the New Balance Invitational after clearing 1.80m
  • Cleared a career high 1.86m in the high jump at the Air Force Invitational
  • Won the high jump title at the MWC Indoor Championships (1.85m)
  • Earned All-American honors after a fifth place high jump finish at the NCAA National Championships (1.84m)

Outdoor:

  • Did not lose in the high jump during the outdoor regular season
  • Took first in the high jump at the Trojan Tri-Meet (1.80m), Mark Faldmo Invitational (1.75m), Robison Invitational (1.76m) and the BYU Twilight Meet (1.81m)
  • Won the high jump title at the MWC Outdoor Championships by clearing a career best 1.86m
  • Advanced to the National Championships after tying for first in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary (1.75m)
  • Earned Second Team All-America honors for her ninth place finish in the high jump at the NCAA National Championships

2012 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Won the high jump with a leap of 1.70m at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Finished first in the high jump (1.75m) at the Blue and Orange Opener
  • Placed third with a high jump of 1.68m at the Cherry and Silver Invitational 
  • Cleared a season best height of 1.76m at the Air Force Team Challenge
  • Finished fourth in the high jump at both the New Balance Invitational (1.75m) and the Air Force Invitational (1.70m)
  • Ended the season with a third place finish in the high jump (1.73m) at the MPSF Indoor Championships