Ashley Shepard Athlete Profile

Ashley Shepard

Ashley Shepard
Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2005-2009 Hometown: Fresno, CA

Personal

  • Born in Fresno, California
  • Parents are David and Robin Shepard
  • Father pole vaulted for BYU
  • Majoring in food industry management/home and family living

Before BYU

  • Lettered two years at Buchanan HS
  • Took 11th place in the pole vault at the California state meet as a senior
  • League champion
  • Finished second place in Central Section in 2004
  • Participated in gymnastics

Stats

BEST MARKS: PV - 12-4.00


2005 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed 10th in the pole vault at the BYU Indoor Invitational with a vault of 11-00
  • Vaulted 10-06.5 in the pole vault at the Mountain States Games.

Outdoor: 

  • Did not compete

2006 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished sixth in the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor Meet clearing 11'9.75"
  • Tied for ninth in the pole vault at the Lobo Indoor Invitational clearing 11'5.75"
  • Finished 12th in the pole vault at the Mountain States Games (11'4.75")
  • Finished 15th in the pole vault at the Albuquerque Indoor Invitational clearing 11'0.75" 

Outdoor: 

  • Competed in the pole vault (11-0.0) at the Cougar Invite
  • Participated in the pole vault (11-0.0) at the BYU Invite
  • Competed in the pole vault (11-02.50) at the Weber Twilight
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2008 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Began the season with a third place finish in the pole vault (11-05.75) at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet
  • Took fourth in the pole vault (11-05.75) at the NWU Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the pole vault (11-05.75) at the Air Force Invitational 

Outdoor: 

  • Finished seventh in the pole vault (11-02.00) at the Willie Williams Classic
  • Competed in the pole vault (11-0.00) and the 100m (14.21) at the BYU Cougar Invitational