Diane Stewart Athlete Profile

Diane Stewart

Positions: Jumps, Hurdles Height: 5-10 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2007-2009 | 2012-2013 Hometown: Spanish Fork, UT Last School: Spanish Fork High School

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Lee and Hali Stewart
  • Sister, Natalie, is a member of the BYU track and field team
  • Sister, Nachelle, was a member of the BYU track and field team
  • Majoring in landscape management with a minor in business management

Before BYU

  • Lettered in track, volleyball and basketball
  • Named MVP of her track team her freshman, sophomore and junior years
  • Named Inspirational Athlete her senior year
  • Four-time region champion from 2003-2005
  • Competed in state competition
  • Named 4A MVP in 2004
  • Placed 13th in the nation in the 300 hurdles
  • Named volleyball MVP in 2004 and 2005
  • Basketball MVP in 2005
  • Academic All-State in volleyball and track 2005 and 2006
  • Academic All-Region in 2004 and 2005

Summary

  • All-MWC Indoor Team (2007)
  • MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete (2012)

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 60m Hurdles- 8.64; 400m- 57.44; 400 Hurdles- 1:00.22; 100 hurdles- 14.18
                Long jump- 18-06.75


2007 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Won the 60-meter hurdles at the Cougar Invitational
  • Ran her best times of the year in the 60 meters (8.18 seconds) and the 200 meters (26.05 seconds) at the Hampton Inn Classic at Boise State University
  • Ran her season-best time in the 60-meter hurdles (8.64 seconds) to place sixth and ran with the third place 4x400 meter relay team at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Ran a season-best time in the 100 meters (12.87 seconds) and competed in the 200 meters at the Monterey, Mexico meet
  • Ran season-best times in the 200 meters (26.15 seconds) and 100-meter hurdles (14.43 seconds) at the Cougar Invitational
  • Finished with the best time of the season, 1:02.80, in the 400-meter hurdles at the UCLA Rafer Johnson meet

2009 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Started indoor season with a third place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.86) at the BYU Indoor Meet
  • Placed second at the Bengal Shootout in the 60m hurdles (8.88)
  • Took sixth at the UNM Cherry and Silver Indoor Invitational in the 60m hurdles (8.78)
  • Ran season-best 60m hurdle time (8.75) at the UW Indoor Invitational

Outdoor: 

  • Started outdoor season placing fourth in the 100m hurdles (14.53) and fifth in the 400m hurdles (1:02.84) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational
  • Placed first at the Cougar Invitational in both the 100m hurdles (14.56) and 400m hurdles (1:02.47)
  • Ran season best 100m hurdle time (14.18) while placing third at the BYU Invitational Tri-Meet
  • Placed sixth in the 400m hurdles (1:01.38) and ninth in the 100m hurdles (14.40) at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Finished season competing at the West Regional in the 400m hurdles (1:02.50)

2012 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Opened the season with a first-place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.87) and a second-place finish in the 400m (58.73) at the BYU Indoor Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the 400m in 58.82 at the Blue and Orange Opener
  • Won the 400m hurdles in 1:01.21 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational. This marked the first time in the 400m hurdles had been run indoors on U.S. soil, making Stewart's winning time the American record. It stood for two weeks.
  • Finished seventh in the 400m (57.49) and eighth in the 60m hurdles (8.88) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Placed 24th at the MPSF Championships in the 400m with a season best 400m time of 57.44

Outdoor:

  • Won the 400m hurdles in 1:00.25 at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational
  • Ended up third with a time of 1:02.19 in the 400m hurdles during the Robison Invitational
  • Finished third in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.60 during the Utah State Mark Faldmo Invitational
  • Finished third in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:02.40 during the BYU Tri-Meet 
  • Ended the season with a 34th-place finish in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:01.06 during the NCAA West Regional Preliminaries

2013 | Senior Year

Indoor:

  • Did not compete during the indoor season