Angela Shields Athlete Profile

Angela Shields

Position: Hurdles Height: 5-7 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012-2014 Hometown: Hurricane, UT Last School: Hurricane High School

Personal

  • Born in Henderson, Nevada 
  • Parents are Alan and Becky Shields 
  • Sister of BYU track and field athlete Erica Shields 
  • Has six brothers and sisters 
  • Enjoys reading, surfing and rock climbing 
  • Also recruiting by Southern Utah and Utah Valley 

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Hurricane High School 
  • Involved with math club, basketball and volleyball in addition to track and field
  • Holds school records for the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, 400m, sprint medley relay and 4x400m relay
  • Region champion in the 300m hurdles as a junior and senior
  • State champion in the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles as a junior and senior 
  • Holds Utah 3A 300m hurdle state record (43.58) 
  • Named second team all-state in basketball and volleyball
  • Earned first team all-state honors in volleyball as a senior 

 Stats

 PERSONAL BESTS: 60m- 9.24; 400m- 56.98; 55m H- 8.77; 100m hurdles- 15.00; 400m hurdles- 1.00.63


2012 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Began BYU career with a first place finish in the 400m (58.34) and a fourth place finish in the 60m hurdles (9.24) at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Finished third in teh 400m in 58.70 at the Blue and Orange Opener
  • Placed second in the 400m hurdles at the Cherry and Silver Invitational in 1:01.83 
  • Finished sixth in the 400m (57.87) at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Crossed the line in second in the 400m in 57.10 at the Weber State Meet
  • Ran a season best time of 56.98 in the 400m at the MPSF Championships

Outdoor:

  • Tied for first with teammate Brooke Jensen in the 100m hurdles in 15.61 during the San Diego State Invitational
  • Finished second in 1:00.63 in the 400m hurdles during the Robison Invitational
  • Took second in the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with a time of 1:01.77 in the 400m hurdles
  • Placed second in the 400m hurdles in 1:01.77 at the USC Trojan Invitational
  • Crossed the line in 1:01.83 to take second in the 400m hurdles during the New Mexico Cherry and Silver Invitational

2013 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Began 2013 with a fifth-place finish in the 400m with a time of 57.75 at the Blue and Orange Opener
  • Finished fifth in the 400m in 59.21 at the Air Force Invitational
  • During the Air Force Team Challenge, placed seventh in the 400m with a time of 59.07
  • Placed first in the 400m at the Wildcat Invitational with a time of 58.62

Outdoor:

  • Began the outdoor season with a 10th-place finish in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:03.03 at the Aztec Invitational
  • During the Trojan Invitational, finished 17th in the 200m with a time of 16.55
  • Placed 11th overall in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.00 at the UVU Invitational
  • Finished sixth overall in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:02.11 at the Sun Angel Classic
  • At the Mid-Major Challenge, placed fifth in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:01.44
  • During the Utah State Invitational, placed first in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:01.23
  • Placed second in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.85 during the Weber State Twilight