Anita Nygard Athlete Profile

Anita Nygard

Anita Nygard
Positions: Sprints, Hurdles Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2003-2004 Hometown: Wenatchee, WA

Personal

  • Born 12/27/83 in Ronan, Montana
  • Parents are Darrell and Loraine Nygard

Before BYU

  • Lettered two years in cross country and four years in track at Wenatchee HS
  • Won female athlete award at her high school three years
  • Finished first in the 100mH at regionals in 2002 and finished first in the 300mH at regionals in 1999, '00, '01, '02
  • Placed first in the 300mH in her league in 2000, '01, '02
  • At the state championships between 1999 and 2002 finished fourth in the 300mH, third in the 4x200m relay and two first place finishes in the 300mH
  • On the national level, she finished fourth in the 300mH at the Golden West Invitational
  • Her best time in the 300mH is 43.1

Stats

Best Marks: 100mH - 14.60, 400mH - 59.3


2003 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished sixth in the 60m hurdles, sixth in the 400m, and first in the 4x400m relay in the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Placed seventh in the 400m hurdles, fourth in the 4x100m relay, and second in the 4x400m relay at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Finished seventh in the 4x400m relay and sixth in the 400m hurdles with a time of 59.3 seconds at the NCAA West Regionals Meet

2004 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed sixth in the 800m at Montana State
  • Ran 2:21.28 in the 800m at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Won the 400 meter hurdles and 100 meter hurdles at the Pelluer Invitational
  • Took third in the 400m hurdles (1:01.15) at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational
  • Finished first in the 400m hurdles at the Wilson Motor Qualifier with a regional qualifying time of 1:00.16
  • Captured fourth in the 400m hurdles (1:02.10) and helped bring a second place finish in the 4x400m relay and fourth in the 4x100m relay at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships
  • Ran the 400m hurdles at the NCAA West Regional Championships