Meaghan Heffelfinger Athlete Profile

Meaghan Heffelfinger

Position: Throws Height: 5-9 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2013-2015 Hometown: Folsom, CA Last School: Vista Del Lago High School


  • Parents are Debbie and Steve Heffelfinger
  • Loves her family and feels blessed to have had so much support from parents/coaches going through high school
  • Majoring in Communications

Before BYU

  • Personal bests: Hammer- 145-7, Wieght- 48-6, Discus- 127-3,  Shot put- 35-9, Javelin- 96
  • Holds Vista  Del Lago High School records in the discus and shot put
  • Golden State Club record in the hammer and the weight
  • Track and Field two-time MVP 
  • Glen Poole Invitational MVP
  • Two-time league champion and division champion in the discus
  • All-around champion at the Pacific Association Junior Olympics
  • Academic letter in US history and music
  • Leadership award in music
  • Four-year honor roll member
  • Member of the French club, Vista Sports Rraining, Pep Band Club, Symphony Club, Spirit Club, Student Senate, Golden State Throwers and Gold Cal Volleyball


Personal bests: Weight throw- 15.41m (50-6.75); Shot put- 10.22m (33-06.50); Hammer throw- 50.16m (164-07.00); Discus- 40.70m (134-02.00)

2013 | Freshman Year


  • During her first meet as a Cougar, finished sixth in the discus with a throw of 38.36m (125-05.25) at the BYU Invitational. Also finished 14th shot put with a mark of 11.05m (36-03.00)
  • Finished 11th in the weight throw with a mark of 15.41m (50-06.75) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Competed in the shot put during the Air Force Team Challenge with a throw of 10.22m (33-06.50)
  • During the MPSF Championships, finished 15th in the weight throw with a mark of 14.57m (47-09.75).


  • At the Aztec Invitational, placed fiftth in the hammer throw with a throw of 45.60m (149-07.00)
  • Placed 11th in the hammer throw with a throw of 47.67 (156-04.75) at the UVU Invitational
  • During the Sun Angel Classic, finished 11th in the hammer throw with a mark of 45.90m (150-07)
  • Finished third in the hammer throw with a mark of 50.16m (164-07.00) during the Utah State Invitational
  • Placed seventh overall in the discus with a mark of 40.90m (133-06.00) during the Weber State Twilight