Ashley Nichols Athlete Profile

Ashley Nichols

Ashley Nichols
Position: Hurdles Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2009-2010 Hometown: San Diego, CA Last School: Torrey Pines High School

Personal

  • Born in Oakland, California
  • Parents are Joan and Martin Nichols
  • Enjoys surfing, skiing and playing the piano
  • Majoring in biological sciences

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Torrey Pines High School
  • Lettered in track and cross country
  • Took 6th at the CIF Championships in the 300m hurdles
  • Finished 2nd in the Palomar League finals in the 300m hurdles
  • A three year recipient of the Union Tribune Scholar Athlete Award

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 60m Hurdles- 9.74; 200m- 26.26; 400m- 1:00.20; 800m- 2:23.62


2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor: Began her BYU career competing at the BYU Indoor Meet, finishing the 60m hurdles in a season-best 9.74...ran the 60m hurdles (9.93) at the Bengal Shootout...placed thirteenth in the 60m hurdles (9.83) and ninth in the 400m (1:00.45) at the Mountain State Games...ran the 400m (1:01.98) at the Bronco Invite. Outdoor: Did not compete.

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: Started indoor season at the Bengal Shootout, placing 11th in the 400m (1:00.20)...ran the 800m (2:27.12) at the Bronco Invitational, placing 20th...competed at the Mountain States Games, taking second in the 800m in 2:23.62. Outdoor: Ran the 800m at the BYU Cougar Invitational, placing 25th in 2:26.40...competed at the Mark Faldmo Invitational, finishing eighth in the 400m (1:01.11) and 10th in the 200m (26.26)...ran the 400m (1:00.34) and 200m (26.85) at the Robison Invitational...finished season with sixth place finishes in the 200m (28.19) and 400m (1:01.59) at the Wildcat Twilight.