Melinda Hale Athlete Profile

Melinda Hale

Positions: Sprints, Jumps Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 1994-1997 Hometown: American Fork, UT



All-America

  • 1995 USTFCA High Jump (Outdoor)
  • 1996 USTFCA High Jump (Outdoor)
  • 1997 USTFCA High Jump (Indoor)

Personal

  • Parents are Renae and Larry Boice
  • Husband's name is Forrest
  • Majoring in youth agency administration

Before BYU

  • Recorded second-best 1993 national prep mark of 6-0 1/4 in the high jump

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: High Jump- 6-2; 1600m Relay- 3:39.41


1994 | Freshman Year

First in the high jump at Minnesota Nike (5-11 1/4)...All-WAC indoors for first place in the high jump (5-10 3/4)...All-WAC outdoors for first place in the high jump (6-2).

1995 | Sophomore Year

Second in high jump at 1995 Texas Relays (6-0 1/4)...All-WAC indoors for finishing first in the high jump (5-9 3/4)...All-WAC outdoors with first place finish in the high jump (5-7 3/4) and 4x400m relay (3:41.37)...earned All-American honors with seventh place finish in the high jump (5-9 1/4)...All-WAC Olympic Sports Academic.

1996 | Junior Year

All-WAC Outdoors in high jump (5-10) and 4x400m relay (3:39.41)...fifth at NCAA Outdoor Championships in the high jump (5-11 1/2), garnering All-America Honors.

1997 | Senior Year

1997: Fourth at NCAA Indoor Championships in the high jump.
1998: Placed second in the high jump at WAC 1998 Indoors.