Erica Shields Athlete Profile

Erica Shields

Position: Multi-Events Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2010-2012 Hometown: Hurricane, UT Last School: Utah Valley University

Personal

  • Parents are Alan and Becky Shields
  • Graduated from Hurricane High School with 3.98 GPA in 2007
  • Ranked ninth in graduating class

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Hurricane High School and Utah Valley University
  • Placed each time she competed at region
  • Individually won region and placed at state
  • Also lettered in volleyball
  • Member of National Honor Society

Other College

  • Utah Valley University

Summary

  • MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete (2012)

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 60m- 8.14; 100m- 13.04; 200m- 26.74; Long Jump- 5.62m


2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Began BYU career at the BYU Indoor Invitational, placing third in the long jump (5.41m) and 21st in the 60m (8.20)
  • Competed in the 60m (8.23) and long jump (5.47m) at the Bronco Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the long jump (5.28m) and 16th in the 60m (8.23) at the Mountain States Games

Outdoor:

  • Finished second in the long jump (5.54m) and 15th in the 100m (13.16) at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Took third in the long jump (5.48m) and 16th in the 100m (13.04) at the Robison Invitational
  • Finished season with a third place finish in the long jump (5.40m) at the Wildcat Twilight

2011 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Opened season with a second place finish in the long jump at the BYU Indoor Invitational (5.62m)
  • Won the long jump at the Snake River Open with a leap of 5.60m
  • Finished seventh in the long jump at the Cherry and Silver Invitational (5.58m)
  • Placed fifth at the Jackson's Invitational in the long jump (5.50m)
  • Took fifth in the long jump with a 5.60m leap at the Air Force Invitational

Outdoor:

  • Finished eighth at the Stanford Invitational in the long jump (5.02m)
  • Took second in the long jump at the UVU Invitational (5.24m)
  • Leapt 5.23m in the long jump to take third at the UVU Open
  • Finished season with a 5.42m long jump at the BYU Twilight Meet

2012 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Began the season with a second place finish in the long jump (5.15m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Finished 11th in the long jump (5.10m) at the Blue and Orange Opener
  • Jumped a season best 5.39m in the long jump at the Cherry and Silver Invitational 
  • Finished 5th in the long jump (5.27m) at the Utah Valley University Collegiate Invitational
  • Finished the season with a fifth place finish in the long jump (5.11m) at the Mountain States Games 

Outdoor:

  • Fnished 5th overall in the long jump with a mark of 5.27m during the Utah Valley Invitational