Elise Nelson Athlete Profile

Elise Nelson

Position: Jumps Height: 5-9 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2010-2011 | 2014 Hometown: Vacaville, CA Last School: Vacaville High School

Personal

  • Graduated in 2009 from Vacaville High school

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Vacaville High School
  • Earned four varsity letters in track and field and two in cross country
  • Received Top Rookie as a freshman, Most Points as a junior and MVP as a senior
  • Placed first in her league in the high jump as a junior
  • Placed second in league in high jump and triple jump as senior
  • Lettered academically each semester she was in high school

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: High Jump- 1.63m; Triple Jump- 10.82m


2010 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Started BYU career at the BYU Indoor Meet, taking third in the triple jump (10.82m) and fourth in the high jump (1.60m)
  • Competed at the Bengal Shootout, taking 11th in the high jump (1.63m) and seventh in the triple jump (10.08m)
  • Placed sixth in the triple jump (10.46m) at the Mountain States Games

Outdoor:

  • Competed at the BYU Cougar Invitational, placing seventh in the triple jump (9.92m) and ninth in the high jump (1.55m)
  • Finished season at the Robison Invitational with a sixth place finish in the triple jump (10.66m) and a ninth place high jump (1.48m) finish

2011 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Opened season at the BYU Indoor Invitational with a sixth place high jump finish (1.63m) and second place triple jump finish (10.53m)
  • Placed ninth in the triple jump at the Snake River Open with a leap of 10.31m
  • Finished 12th in the high jump at the Jackson's Invitational (1.50m)

Outdoor:

  • Finished fifth in the high jump at the UVU Invitational (1.61m)
  • Placed second in the high jump at the UVU Open
  • Finished sixth in the high jump at the Robison Invitational (1.58m)
  • Ended season with a 13th place finish in the high jump at the BYU Twilight Meet (1.56m)