Liis Berendsen Athlete Profile

Liis Berendsen

Liis Berendsen
Positions: Hurdles, Heptathlon Height: 6-0 Roster Years: 2003-2006 Hometown: Tallin

Personal

  • Born October 1983
  • Parents are Toomas and Hele Berendsen

Before BYU

  • Graduated from Gustav Adolf Grammar School in 2002
  • Best times were: heptathlon, 4,885 pts.; long jump, 5.89 meters (19-4); and 300mH 43.56

Stats

Best Marks: LJ - 19'4", TJ - 39'8.5", HJ - 5'8 1/4", 100mH - 14.73, Hep - 5105


2003 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Jumped 17-8.25 in the long jump at the Olympic Oval Invitational
  • Placed second in the triple jump (37-0.25) at the Mountain States Games

Outdoor: 

  • Finished sixth at the BYU Invitational in the long jump (17-3.5)

2004 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished tenth in the long jump (17-05.25) and second in the pentathlon (3,672 pts.) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the high jump (5-03), fourth in the long jump (18-08), second in the triple jump (39-08.50) and second in the pentathlon (3,773 pts.) to finish second at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Jumped 18-05.25 in the long jump at the Hornet Invitational
  • Took sixth in the heptathlon with 5,054 pts. at the Texas Relays
  • Captured third in the high jump (5-06) at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational
  • Took second in the long jump (18-09) at the Wilson Motor Qualifier
  • Finished sixth in the triple jump (39-09.25) and fourth in the heptathlon with 5,074 pts. at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC.

2005 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Competed in the 60mH (9.20), high jump (5-07) and long jump (18-06.5) at the Boise Invitational
  • Captured first in the pentathlon at the Washington Invitational with a score of 3,848
  • Placed third in the triple jump (39-08) and 10th in the long jump (18-04.25) at the Husky Classic
  • Finished third in the pentathlon (3,938 pts.), third in the triple jump (39-04), fifth in the long jump (18-03.25) and sixth in the high jump (5-06) at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Jumped 5-04.25 in the high jump at the BYU Outdoor Meet
  • Ran the 100mH at the Robison Invitational (15.00) and Weber Twilight (14.82)
  • Captured second in the heptathlon (5,056) and fifth in the triple jump (39-06) at the MWC Outdoor Championships
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC

2006 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished ninth in the shot put (35'11.5") and the 60 hurdles (9.53) at the Cougar Indoor Meet
  • Competed in the 60m hurdles (9.65), long jump (17'6.75") and 4x400m relay (4:01.26) at the Lobo Indoor Invitational ...
  • Finished eighth in the high jump (5'3") and triple jump (37'11.5") at the Indoor Health Alliance Classic
  • Competed in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.50 at the Mountain States Games
  • Competed in the high jump (5'4.25") and shot put (32'2.75") at the Albuquerque Indoor Invitational
  • Placed fourth in the pentathlon (3,620 pts.), ninth in the triple jump (37'8.75"), 10th in the high jump (5'4.25") and 15th in the long jump (16'10.74") at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Competed in the javelin (105-00.5) at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Threw the javelin (105-01.0) at the ASU Invitational
  • Placed second in the long jump (17-11.00) at the Cougar Invite
  • Competed in the shot (35-07.50), the 100 hurdles (15.41) and the 400 hurdles (1:04.58) at the Stanford Invitational
  • Won the heptathlon with 4,760 points at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the triple jump (37-11.25), participated in the high jump (5-04.50) and scored 4,761 points in the heptathlon at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center