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M. E. Clayton Athlete Profile

M. E. Clayton

M. E. Clayton
Positions: Jumps, Heptathlon Height: 6-0 Roster Years: 1998-2000 Hometown: Newport Beach, CA


  • Born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Parents are Weath and Lisa Clayton
  • Majoring in American studies

Before BYU

  • Athlete of the Year in 1997
  • Basketball team captain
  • District Athlete of the Year
  • Lettered in volleyball
  • Holds high school hurdle record
  • Triple jumped 37'5.75' in high school

1998 | Freshman Year

Placed sixth at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championships...set BYU season bests in the triple jump and long jump.

1999 | Sophomore Year

Took third in the WAC indoor triple jump...placed 5th in the long jump with a mark of 18'1" (5.51m) at the Utah Collegiate Championships...recorded a 7th-place finish with 4350 points in the heptathlon at the WAC Outdoor Championships

2000 | Junior Year

Finished 8th in the long jump (18'1."/5.51m) and 4th in the triple jump (39'3.25"/11.97m) at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships...took 3rd in the triple jump with a mark of 38'00.25" (11.59m) at the Utah Collegiate Championships...placed 5th in the triple jump (38'3.25"/11.66m) and 8th in the long jump (18'1."/5.51m) at the MWC Outdoor Championships.