Melissa Dyer Athlete Profile

Melissa Dyer

Melissa Dyer
Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2001-2002 | 2005-2006 Hometown: Littleton, CO Last School: Arapahoe High School

Personal

  • Born January 1982 in Salt Lake City
  • Parents are Steve and Diana Dyer
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Porte Alegre, Brasil

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track at Arapahoe High School
  • Took first place in Regional X Junior Olympics in 2000
  • Team captain as a senior
  • Holds school record in triple jump

Stats

BEST MARKS: PV - 12-0


2001 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Second-place finish in the pole vault (11-06) at the Snake River Open
  • Placed sixth at the Air Force Invitational
  • Finished fourth in the pole vault at the Mountain States Games with a mark of 11-06
  • Placed fifth at the MWC Indoor Championships with a mark of 11-00.75 in the pole vault

Outdoor: 

  • Finished second in the pole vault at the UTEP Springtime Invitational
  • Placed second in the pole vault at the Mark Faldmo Invitational
  • Finished second in the pole vault at the Utah Collegiate Challenge

2002 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed seventh in the pole vault at the Mountain States Games
  • Placed eighth at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Placed second at the Cal Poly Invitational with a vault of 12-00.

2005 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed second in the pole vault at the Boise Invitational with a jump of 11-05.75
  • Took seventh in the pole vault at the Mountain States Games with a jump of 11-06.5

Outdoor: 

  • Jumped 10-06 in the pole vault at the Arizona State Invitational
  • Took fourth in the pole vault at the BYU Outdoor Meet with a jump of 11-05.75
  • Jumped 11-05.75 in the pole vault at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed fifth in the pole vault at the Weber Twilight with a jump of 11-00
  • Named Academic All-MWC

2006 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed ninth in the pole vault clearing 11'5.75" at the Cougar Indoor Meet

Outdoor: 

  • Competed in the pole vault (10-11.75) at the ASU Invitational ... vaulted 11-0.0 at the Cougar Invite
  • Participated in the pole vault (11-02.25) at the Weber Twilight 
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center