Chelsea Marie Forsythe Athlete Profile

Chelsea Marie Forsythe

Chelsea Marie Forsythe
Position: Throws Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2002-2005 Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA

Personal

  • Born January 1982 in Laguna Beach, California
  • Daughter of Paul Weenig
  • Married to BYU thrower John Forsythe
  • Majoring in elementary education

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track
  • Also lettered in cheerleading and soccer
  • Named Most Valuable Athlete of Varsity Field Events for three years
  • Competed in the Pacific Coast league finals
  • Named all-league in the shot put and discus
  • Competed twice at CIF in the shot put and discus
  • Named varsity cheer captain and MVP of her soccer team

Stats

Best stats: SP - 42-10.5, HT - 176-07, DT - 138-01

2002 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished fifth in the shot put at the Wildcat Invitational

Outdoor: 

  • Finished fourth in the discus, fifth in the hammer throw and sixth in the shot put at the USC Dual Meet
  • Finished fourth in the shot put at the Cougar Invitational
  • Finished fourth in the discuss and shot and fifth in the hammer throw at the Utah Collegiate Championships
  • Finished 10th in the shot put (42-08.5), 12th in the hammer throw (153-08) and 14th in the discus (118-11) at the MWC Outdoor Championships

2003 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed fifth in the shot put and twelfth in the weight throw at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Finished second and threw a new personal best in the hammer at the BYU Invitational (174-06)
  • Placed in the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships in the shot put and the hammer
  • Qualified and competed in the NCAA West Regional Meet in both the hammer and the shot put

2004 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished fourth at the Olympic Oval in the 20 pound weight throw (55-02.75) and third in the shot put (41-01.75)
  • Placed fifth in the weight throw with a toss of 56-02.50 and twelfth in the shot (42-03.50) at the MWC Indoor Championships 

Outdoor: 

  • Took fifth in the shot put (42-10.5) at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Placed eleventh in the discus (138-01) at the Sun Angel Classic
  • Finished fifth in the shot put at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational
  • Had a regional qualifying throw in the hammer at the Wilson Motor Qualifier with a distance of 176-07
  • Competed at the NCAA West Regional Championships in the hammer throw
  • Named Academic All-MWC

2005 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Threw the shot put (32-10.75) and the weight (42-07) at the Mountain States Games

Outdoor: 

  • Competed in the shot put (40-00.50) and the discus (126-01) at the Willie Williams Classic
  • Threw the hammer (140-00), discus (123-05) and shot put (39-02.5) at the Arizona State Invitational
  • Threw the shot put for 35-09.25 at the BYU Outdoor Meet
  • Placed sixth in the hammer (155-02) and 11th in the discus (116-00) at the Robison Invitational
  • Captured fifth in the hammer at the Weber Twilight with a throw of 157-06.5
  • Named Academic All-MWC