Angela Shields Athlete Profile

Angela Shields

Positions: Sprints, Hurdles Height: 5-7 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2012-2015 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 

Summary

  • 2013 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Indoor Track All-Academic 
  • 2014 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Indoor Track All-Academic 
  • 2014 USTFCCCA Track and Field All-Academic
  • 2015 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Indoor Track All-Academic 

 Stats

Personal Bests: 400m hurdles – 59.54; 100m hurdles – 14.63; 60m hurdles – 9.17; 400m – 56.64; 200m – 25.66; 500m – 1:18.24; 55m hurdles – 8.77



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

2014 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • First place in Lobo Collegiate Open in 400m with time of 57.29
  • Fourth place running 400m in 57.12 at UW Invitational
  • Ran 400m in 56.86 at 2014 Armory Collegiate Invitational placing 12th
  • Finished 25th at MPSF Championships in 400m with time of 56.64 (career best).

Outdoor:

  • Second place at 36th SDSU Aztec Invitational in 400m hurdles
  • Second place running 400m hurdles in 59.67 at 2014 BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Third place in 400m hurdles at Virginia Challenge
  • At 2015 Division I Outdoor West Preliminaries, placed 29th in 400m hurdles with time of 59.78

2015 | Senior Year

Indoor:

  • Fourth place with time of 9.19 in 60m hurdles at 2015 BYU Cougar Indoor
  • Second place in 400m at Air Force Invitational in 56.90
  • Ran career-best 9.17 in 60m hurdles at 2015 MPSF Championships and placed 25th

Outdoor:

  • Third place in both 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles at 2015 BYU Robison Invitational
  • Third place in 1:00.11 in 400m hurdles at 2015 BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Third place in 60m hurdles with time of 14.63 at 2015 BYU Cougar Invitational
  • At 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor West Preliminaries, finished 20th in 1:00.23 in 400m hurdles