Erin Lee Wells Athlete Profile

Erin Lee Wells

Erin Lee Wells
Position: Javelin Height: 5-6 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2008-2011 Hometown: Tooele, UT Last School: Tooele High School


  • Parents are John and Karma Wright, and Karen Christiansen
  • Married to Stephen Wells
  • Majoring in political science with a minor in English and business management
  • Plans on pursuing a Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in city government
  • Member of Golden Key International Honors Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Phi Eta Sigma

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Tooele High School
  • Coached by Gary Lund and Kendra Reed
  • Tooele High School record holder in javelin (129-5.5)
  • Region champion in javelin in 2007
  • Fifth place in javelin at the Great Southwest Classic
  • Member of National Honors Society


PERSONAL BESTS: Javelin- 41.03m

2008 | Freshman Year

Indoor: Did not compete.

Outdoor: Began her BYU career with a seventh place finish in the javelin throw (115-01.10) at the BYU Cougar Invitational...placed fifth in the javelin throw (110-09.00) at the Tom Botts Invitational...finished eighth with a season-best javelin throw (119-03.00) at Azusa Pacific University.

2011 | Senior Year

Indoor: Did not compete.

Outdoor: Finished fourth in the javelin at the UVU Invitational (41.03m) ... took third at the UVU Open after a javelin throw of 39.55m ... placed sixth in the javelin at the Mark Faldmo Invitational (36.27m) ... finished fourth at the BYU Twilight Meet with a javelin throw of 40.87m ... ended season with a 10th place finish in the javelin at the MWC Outdoor Championships (36.87m).