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Candace Clifford Athlete Profile

Candace Clifford

Candace Clifford
Position: High Jump Height: 5-10 Roster Years: 2002-2003 Hometown: Glendale, AZ Last School: Mountain-Ridge High School


  • Born 04/20/83 in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Parents are David and Marianne Clifford

Before BYU

  • Won four letters in track and two letters in basketball while attending Mountain-Ridge HS
  • Maintained a 3.79 GPA through high school and was named to the All-Academic team four years in track and three years in basketball
  • Three-time athlete of the month
  • Twice named to all-region team for track and once for basketball
  • Four time region champion in track
  • Won state championship in high jump her sophomore year
  • Placed second in high jump at state championships her junior and senior seasons
  • Won the high jump at the 2001 Great Southwest Meet, set a meet record with a personal-best leap of 5-10.75 and was awarded for best female overall meet performance

2002 | Freshman Year


  • Placed first in high jump at the Wildcat Invitational with a season best 5-11
  • Placed first in the high jump at the Air Force Open


  • Placed first in the high jump at the Cal Poly Invitational and the Cougar Invitational during the outdoor track season
  • Placed eighth in the high jump at the MWC Outdoor Championships