Martha Shepard Athlete Profile

Martha Shepard

Position: Throws Height: 5-10 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2011-2014 Hometown: Chicago, IL Last School: Illinois State University

Personal

Before BYU

Summary

  • MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete (2012)

Stats

 PERSONAL BESTS: Shot Put- 13.21m; Weight Throw- 16.60m; Hammer Throw- 55.59m 



2011 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Started BYU career at the BYU Indoor Invitational with a second place finish in the weight throw (16.33m) and a third place finish in the shot put (13.11m)
  • Placed third in the weight throw (16.01m) and fifth in the shot put (13.11m) at the Snake River Open
  • Competed in the weight throw (14.39m) and shot put (13.14m) at the New Balance Invitational
  • Placed fourth at the Wildcat Indoor Open in the weight throw (16.60m) and seventh in the shot put (12.72m)

Outdoor:

  • Opened the outdoor season at the Aztec Invitational with a 13th place shot put finish (12.88m) and a 15th place hammer throw finish (42.60m)
  • Placed fifth in the shot put at the Stanford Invitational (12.33m)
  • Finished sixth in the shot put with a career best toss of 13.21m at the UVU Invitational
  • Won the shot put (12.97m) and placed second in the hammer throw (47.45m) at the UVU Open
  • Finished fifth in the shot put (13.12m) and hammer throw (49.58m) at the Robison Invitational
  • Ended season with a career best hammer throw of 52.84m at the BYU Twilight Meet

2012 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed fourth in the weight throw (14.24m) and fifth in the shot put (13.14m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Recorded a season best weight throw (15.58m) at the Air Force Team Challenge 
  • Competed in the shot put (12.85m) and weight throw (14.56m) at the Mountain States Games 
  • Finished 10th in the weight throw (14.31m) and seventh in the shot put (12.83m) at the Weber State Indoor Meet
  • Competed in the shot put (12.45m) and weight throw (14.50m) at the MPSF Indoor Championships 

Outdoor:

  • Finished third in the hammer throw with a toss of 53.47m during the Weber State Twilight
  • Placed fifth in the hammer throw with a toss of 51.36m  at the Robison Invitational
  • Took eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 53.17m in the San Diego State Invitational

2013 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Did not compete during the indoor season