Jennifer Grossarth Athlete Profile

Jennifer Grossarth

Jennifer Grossarth
Position: Sprints Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2002-2004 | 2007 Hometown: Tooele, UT Last School: Tooele High School



All-America

  • 2003 USTFCA D.M.R (Indoor)
  • 2004 D.M.R. (Indoor)

Personal

  • Born May 1983 in Tooele, Utah
  • Parents are Dennis and Maria Rockwell
  • Has a husband, Kyle, and a child, Makayla
  • Majoring in health education with a coaching minor

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track and swimming at Tooele High School
  • Lettered three years in soccer and once in cross country
  • Named Athlete of the Year
  • Three-time region champ in the 400m
  • Placed second in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m at state championships her senior year
  • Three-time state 100-yard butterfly champion in swimming

Stats

Best Marks: 400mH - 58.56, 400m - 54.8, 200m - 23.99, 100m - 11.74, 100mH - 14.60


2002 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed third in the 400m at the Mountain States Games
  • Placed third in the 400m at the Air Force Open
  • Finished sixth in the 400m and 13th in the 200m at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Placed third in the 400m at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Placed second in the 400m and fourth in the high jump at the USC Dual Meet
  • Placed second in the 400m (55.68) and third in the 200m (25.16) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational
  • Ran the 400mH in 60.9 at the Drake Relays
  • Won the 400m and placed third in the 400mH at the Cougar Invitational
  • Finished sixth in the 400m and the heptathlon at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • As part of the heptathlon, ran the 200m in 24.67 at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Finished 10th in the 400mH at Junior Nationals

2003 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished fourth in the 400m (54.8) and 200m (24.4) and first in the 4x400m relay at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Was a member of the second place DMR team at NCAA Indoor Nationals to earn All-American status

Outdoor: 

  • Placed third in the 400m hurdles, sixth in the 100m and second in the 4x400m relay at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Was a regional qualifier in the 400mH with a time of 58.98 seconds

2004 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed sixth in the 60m (7.66), fifth in the 200m (24.58), and fourth in the 400m (55.40) at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Member of the sixth place distance medley relay team at NCAA Indoor National Championships earning All-American

Outdoor: 

  • Won the 100 meters (11.91) at the Hornet Invitational
  • Took second in the 100mH (14.60) at the Mesa Track & Field Classic
  • Placed fourth in the 400mH and eighth in the 200 meters at the Sun Angel Classic
  • Won the 100 meters with a regional qualifying time of 11.74 and captured second in the 400 meters (55.80) at the Robison Invitational
  • Won the 400 meterH (59.23) at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational
  • Captured first in the 200 meters (23.99) at the Wilson Motor Qualifier
  • Placed fourth in the 100 meters (11.93) and the 200 meters (24.04) and helped the 4x400m relay team to a second place finish and the 4x100m relay team to a fourth place finish at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Finished sixth in the 400mH with a time of 58.56 at the NCAA West Regional Championships
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2007 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Ran her season-best time of 7.75 seconds in the 60 meters at the Cougar Indoor Invitational
  • Ran her best times in the 400 meters (54.56 seconds) and the 200 meters (24.31 seconds) at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Ran as part of the MWC Indoor Championship and Albuquerque Convention Center record-setting distance medley relay team that finished in 11:37.96 at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Indoor Team

Outdoor: 

  • Ran a season-best 12.11 seconds in the 100 meters at the Texas Relays
  • Clocked a season-best 23.85 second 200 meters in route to a 5,186 point heptathlon performance at the Robison Invitational
  • Ran the 400 meters in 54.42 second, a season-best, at the Weber Twilight meet
  • Placed third in the 400 hurdles and 4x400-meter relay (3:40.29) at the MWC Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Team
  • Took third in a season-best time of 57.58 seconds in the 400 hurdles at the West Region meet
  • Competed in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA National Championships finishing in 57.47