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Julie Ann Jones Athlete Profile

Julie Ann Jones

Position: Throws Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 1980-1984 Hometown: Loveland, CO


  • 1982 AIAW Discus (Outdoor)
  • 1982 AIAW Shot Put (Outdoor)
  • 1983 USTFCA Discus (Outdoor)
  • 1983 USTFCA Shot Put (Outdoor)


  • Majoring in art

Before BYU

  • Entered the 1980 Olympic trials, finishing fifteenth in the discus


  • AIAW Indoor All-American: 1982 (Shot Put)
  • AIAW Outdoor All-American: 1982 (Discus)
  • NCAA Indoor All-American: 1983 (Shot Put)
  • NCAA Outdoor All-American: 1983 (Discus)


BYU Indoor Record Holder: Shot Put- 50-11.75
BYU Outdoor Record Holder: Shot Put- 50-11.50; Discus- 177-8

1982 | Junior Year

Won two AIAW All-American citations for high finishes at nationals - seventh in the shot put (50-5.50) at indoors and second in the discus (168-10) outdoors...named AIAW All-Region VII in both indoor and outdoor track and field...finished tenth in the shot put (50-6.50) and eleventh in the discus (160-6) at NCAA National Outdoors.

1983 | Senior Year

Finished eighth in the shot put at NCAA National Indoors (48-11)...named Outstanding Field Event Performer at Utah State Invitational...given Competitor Award for Women by Cougar Club...named Outstanding Field Performer of the BYU-Nike Mountain West Classic...named All-HCAC for finishing first in both the discus and shot put at the conference meet...named NCAA Coaches All-America for finishing fifth at NCAA Nationals in the discus (177-8).