Diane McAllister Perry Athlete Profile

Diane McAllister Perry

Diane McAllister Perry
Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Fair Oaks, CA Last School: Bella Vista High School

Personal

  • Born in Sacramento, California
  • Parents are Jacqui and Mitch McAllister
  • Sisters Ashley and Kari competed in track and field for the Cougars
  • Majoring in physiology

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Bella Vista High School
  • Placed eighth in the pole vault at the California State Championships in 2008
  • Earned all-league honors as a senior
  • Marks in the pole vault rank in the top three in school history
  • Named the schools scholar athlete of the year as a junior and senior

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: Pole Vault- 3.90m 


2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Competed at the BYU Indoor Meet, placing third in the pole vault with a season best 3.50m vault
  • Placed fifth in the pole vault (3.36m) at the Bengal Shootout
  • Finished indoor by placing second in the pole vault (3.45m) at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational

Outdoor:

  • Did not compete

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Began season at the Bengal Shootout, placing 11th in the pole vault (3.36m)
  • Competed at the Bronco Invitational, taking tenth in the pole vault (3.25m)
  • Finished indoor season at Weber State with a 3.38m vault and sixth place finish

Outdoor:

  • Started outdoor season at the BYU Cougar Invitational, placing fourth in the pole vault (3.35m)
  • Vaulted 3.50m at the Mark Faldmo Invitational to take fifth
  • Finished season at the Robison Invitational, placing fifth with a vault of 3.50m

2011 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Did not compete

Outdoor:

  • Finished 18th at the Aztec Invitational in the pole vault (3.37m)
  • Placed fourth in the pole vault by clearing 3.35m at the UVU Invitational
  • Took fourth in the pole vault (3.45m) at the Robison Invitational
  • Cleared 3.40m to place eighth in the pole vault at the BYU Twilight Meet

2012 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Opened the season with a seventh place finish in the pole vault (3.60m) at the Cherry and Silver Invitational 
  • Set a new career best in the pole vault with a jump of 3.90m at the Air Force Invitational
  • Placed 13th in the pole vault at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a jump of 3.78m 

Outdoor:

  • Finished fourth in the pole vault clearing 3.75m in the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Placed fourth in the pole vault with a vault of 3.82m during the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational
  • Tied for second place with teammate Elizabeth Portanova with a height of 3.75m in the UVU Invitational
  • Named a MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete