Ashley Dziendziel Athlete Profile

Ashley Dziendziel

Ashley Dziendziel
Position: Jumps Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2006-2010 Hometown: North Richland Hills, TX Last School: Richland High School

Personal

  • Born in North Richland Hills, Texas
  • Parents are Don and Sonia Payne
  • Enjoys the piano, scrapbooking, organizing and jump rope
  • Majoring in exercise science with a minor in nutrition

Before BYU

  • Two-time regional qualifier
  • 2004 district champion
  • Four-time Texas Amateur Athletic Federation state qualifier
  • 2003 TAAF state champion
  • Army National Student Athlete Award
  • Varsity Track Captain for two years
  • Junior Olympic Qualifier 2004
  • Lettered four years in track and academics
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • In the top 5 percent of graduating class at Richland High School

Summary

  • Outdoor: All-MWC (High Jump 2008, 2010)

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: High Jump- 1.79m


2006 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Finished second in the high jump at the Cougar Indoor Meet clearing 5'4.25"
  • Finished fifth in the high jump at the Mountain States Games clearing 5'3.75"
  • Finished seventh in the high jump at the Albuquerque Indoor Invitational clearing 5'4.25"

Outdoor:

  • Came in fifth in the high jump (5-03.0) at the ASU Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the high jump (5-01.0) at the Cougar Invite
  • Took second in the high jump (5-03.0) at the BYU Invite
  • Won second in the high jump (5-03.00) at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed third in the high jump with a jump of 5-04.75 at the Weber Twilight
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2007 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Competed in the high jump at the Hampton Inn Classic at Boise State University
  • Finished fourth in the high jump at the Idaho State University Invitational
  • Had her best high-jump performance of the season by clearing 5 feet 5 inches at the TCR Invitational at UNM

Outdoor:

  • Did not compete

2008 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Began the season in the high jump (5-02.25) at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet
  • Finished eighth in the high jump (5-02.50) at the Lumberjack Invitational
  • Placed third in the high jump (5-05.00) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Tied for second in the high jump (5-03.375) at the Boise State Team Invite
  • Took fifth in the high jump (5-05.00) at the Mountain West Conference Championships

Outdoor:

  • Finished third in the high jump (5-05.00) at the Arizona State Invitational
  • Placed third in the high jump (5-04.75) at the Willie Williams Classic
  • Took second in the high jump (5-03.00) at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Finished first in the high jump (5-05.00) at the Tom Botts Invitational
  • Ended the season with a career best in the high jump (5-07.00) at the MWC Championships

2009 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the indoor/outdoor season.

2010 | Senior Year

Indoor:

  • Did not compete 

Outdoor:

  • Started season with a first place finish at the Spring Break Classic in the high jump (1.73m)
  • Placed fifth at the Stanford Invitational in the high jump (1.71m)
  • Competed at the Texas Relays, finishing second in the high jump (1.66m)
  • Placed first in the high jump at the Mesa Classic (1.75m) and Robison Invitational (1.78m)
  • Placed second at the Wildcat Twilight in the high jump (1.66m)
  • High jumped a season and personal best 1.79m at the MWC Outdoor Championships, placing second
  • Competed at the NCAA West Preliminary, finishing 14th in the high jump (1.74m)