Laura Hales Athlete Profile

Laura Hales

Position: Sprints Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2004-2005 Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID

Personal

  • Born December 1984 in Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Parents are Robert and Loretta Evans

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track and two years in cross country
  • 100m, 200m, and 400m record holder at Skyline HS
  • Voted high school team's MVP 2001-03
  • 100m and 200m district record holder in 2002
  • First in state in 2002 in the 100m, 200m and 4x400m relay

Stats

Best Marks: 100m - 11.74, 200m - 24.94, 400m - 58.0, 300mH - 46.19


2004 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Did not compete 

Outdoor: 

  • Finished fourth at the Air Force Invitational in the 400m (58.02)
  • Placed ninth in the 200m (25.60) at the Hornet Invitational
  • Took third in the 400m with a time of 58.40 at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Placed second in the 4x100m relay at the BYU Cougar Invite
  • Ran the 400m at the Robison Invitational
  • Took fourth in the 200m at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational
  • MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC

2005 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Captured second in the 60m at the BYU Indoor Meet with a time of 8.01
  • Placed fifth in the 60m (8.18) and sixth in the 400m (1:01.14) at the Boise Invitational
  • Finished third in the 200m (25.67) and seventh in the 400m (58.84) at the Mountain States Games

Outdoor: 

  • Took third in the 400m (58.24) and eighth in the 400m hurdles (65.63) at the Arizona State Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the 100m (12.43), ninth in the 400m hurdles (1:04.87) and team took second in the 4x100 relay (47.38) at the BYU Outdoor Invitational
  • Team ran the 4x100 relay at the UCLA Invitational (47.51) and the Robison Invitational (47.54)
  • Placed seventh in the 400m hurdles (1:04.61) and fourth in the 4x400 relay (3:56.76) at the Robison Invitational
  • Took fourth in the 100m (12.38) and ninth in the 400m hurdles (1:05.64) at the Weber Twilight
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC