Kelly Furr Athlete Profile

Kelly Furr

Kelly Furr
Positions: Pole Vault, Hurdles Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2006-2007 Hometown: Mechanicsburg, PA Last School: Mechanicsburg High School

Personal

  • Born August 1985 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Parents are Dave and Marcia Nesbit
  • Married to Ryan Furr

Before BYU

  • Mechanicsburg HS record-holder in pole vault (10-09) and 100m hurdles (15.04)
  • Sixth-place in 100m hurdles at the Pennsylvania state championship in 2003


2006 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Three-way tie for third in the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor Meet clearing 11'9.75"
  • Finished sixth in the pole vault clearing 12'5.75" at the Lobo Indoor Invitational
  • Competed in the pole vault (11'4.75") at Mountain States Games
  • Competed in the 60m (7.85) and pole vault (11'6.5") at the Albuquerque Indoor Invitational
  • Finished fourth in the pole vault (12'4.75") and 21st in the 60m (7.93) at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Ran with the third place 4x100 relay team (47.47) at the Cougar Invite
  • Placed fourth in the pole vault (12-09.50) at the UCLA Invite
  • Won first with the 4x100 relay team (46.78) at the BYU Invite
  • Took second in the pole vault (12-11.50) at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed fifth in the pole vault (12-5.75) and competed with the 4x100 relay team (47.30) at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet
  • Competed in the pole vault at the NCAA West Regional meet
  • Named to the All-Academic team by the USTF Coaches Association and recognized as a Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2007 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Won first place as she cleared 12 feet 11.5 inches in the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor Invitational matching her career-best height
  • Tied for first in the pole vault at the Boise State invitational
  • Ran her best time of the season (8.14 sec.) in the 60-meter hurdles at the Idaho State University Invitational meet
  • Cleared a new career-best 13 feet 1 inch in the pole vault at the TCR Invitational at the University of New Mexico
  • Placed second in the pole vault at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Indoor Team

Outdoor: 

  • Ran on the third place 4x100-meter relay team at the Monterey, Mexico meet
  • Took second in the pole vault at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University
  • Ran a season-best time of 14.10 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles and placed second in the pole vault at the MWC Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Team
  • Broke the BYU school record with a jump of 13 feet 7.75 inches in the pole vault at the West Regional meet
  • Competed in the pole vault at the NCAA National Championships