Melissa Coombs Athlete Profile

Melissa Coombs

Melissa Coombs
Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2001-2002 Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID Last School: Idaho Falls High School

Personal

  • Born in Richland, Washington
  • Parents are Robert and Vonnie Coombs

Before BYU

  • Took first-place in the pole vault at the district meet while competing for Idaho Falls High School
  • Placed second in the long jump a the district meet
  • Took second place in the pole vault, clearing 11'00.00" at the Idaho State Championship meet


2001 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed fifth in the pole vault with a mark of 10'06.00"/3.20m at the Snake River Open
  • Finished sixth in the pole vault at the Mountain State Games with a mark of 11'00.00"/3.35m
  • Vaulted 11'03.00"/3.43m at the Wildcat Invitational for a third place finish
  • At the Air Force Open, finished seventh with a mark of 11'05.75"/3.50m
  • Third-place finish at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships with a vault of 11'06.50"/3.52m

Outdoor: 

  • Finished third at the UTEP Springtime Invitational with a mark of 10'11.75"/3.35m in the pole vault
  • Placed seventh in the long jump with a mark of 16'05.00/5.00m at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Fourth-place finish at the Weber State Invitational with a mark of 11'04.00/3.46m in the pole vault
  • Placed fourth in the pole vault (10'09.00/3.28m) at the Utah Collegiate Challenge