Katlyn Merrill Athlete Profile

Katlyn Merrill

Katlyn Merrill
Position: Jumps Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2008 Hometown: Arden Hills, MN

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Quill and Lile Merrill
  • Majoring in business management

Before BYU

  • Prepped at both Mounds View High School in Arden Hills, Minn., and Olathe Northwest High School in Olathe, Kansas
  • Track team MVP freshman through senior years
  • All-conference freshman through senior years
  • 2006 state champion in the 4x400
  • Third-place finish at state in 2006
  • 6A Kansas state champion in long jump in 2007, fourth in 300m hurdles and fifth in triple jump
  • Lettered in volleyball
  • First-team all-conference in volleyball


2008 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • In indoor, tied for second at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet in the long jump with a distance of 17 feet 10.75 inches
  • At the Lumberjack Invitational had a jump of 17 feet
  • At the Big 12 vs Mountain West Conference Challence competed in the long jump with a distance of 17 feet 0.75 inches
  • At the Air Force Invitational placed sixth in the long jump with a distance of 17 feet 9.75 inches
  • At the Mountain States Games placed 11th in the long jump with a distance of 17 feet 6.25 inches
  • Placed third at the Boise State Team Invite in the long jump

Outdoor: 

  • Competed at the Arizona State Invitational in the long jump with a distance of 17 feet 2.75 inches
  • At the Willie Williams Classic competed in the long jump and placed 10th