Ashley McAllister Athlete Profile

Ashley McAllister

Ashley McAllister
Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2005-2008 Hometown: Fair Oaks, CA

Personal

  • Born in Sacramento, California
  • Parents are Mitch and Jacqui McAllister
  • Older brother also pole vaults at BYU and younger sisters vault in high school

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track at Bella Vista HS
  • Competed in state championships as a junior
  • Placed third in sectionals in the pole vault twice

Stats

BEST MARKS: PV - 13-4.5


2005 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Vaulted 11-00 in the pole vault at the BYU Indoor Meet
  • Placed fifth in the pole vault at the Boise Invitational with a vault of 10-11.75
  • Competed in the pole vault with a vault of 11-00.5 at the Mountain States Games
  • Vaulted 11-08 at a Weber State meet 

Outdoor: 

  • Finished seventh in the pole vault at the Willie Williams Classic with a vault of 11-05.75
  • Vaulted 11-00 in the pole vault at the BYU Outdoor Invitational
  • Placed second (11-00) in the pole vault at the Robison Invitational and fifth (11-00) in the Weber Twilight
  • Named Academic All-MWC

2006 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed second in the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor Meet clearing 12'1.75"
  • In a three-way-tie for third in the pole vault at the Lobo Indoor Invitational clearing a height of 12'5.75"
  • Finished seventh in the pole vault at the UW Indoor Invitational clearing a height of 11'8.25"
  • Placed second in the pole vault at the Mountain States Games clearing a height of 12'4.75"
  • Finished sixth in the pole vault at MWC Indoor Championships clearing a height of 12'1"

Outdoor: 

  • Competed in the pole vault (12-00.0) at the ASU invitational
  • Won second in the pole vault (12-05.75) at the Cougar Invite
  • Came in fourth in the pole vault (12-05.50) at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the pole vault (12-05.75) at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet
  • Competed in the pole vault with a jump of 12-06.0 in the NCAA West Regional meet
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2007 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Took second place with her vault of 12 feet 5.75 inches in the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor Invitational
  • Cleared a season-best jump of 13 feet 1/4 inches at the University of New Mexico meet
  • Tied for second when she cleared 12 feet 11.5 inches in the pole vault at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Indoor Team

Outdoor: 

  • Won the pole vault at the Clarence Robison Invitational
  • Set a season-best mark in the pole vault at 13 feet 4.5 inches at the MWC Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Team
  • Finished eighth in the pole vault at the West Region meet
  • Tied for fifth in the pole vault at the NCAA National Championships
  • Named All-American in the pole vault