Melissa Keltner Athlete Profile

Melissa Keltner

Position: Jumps Height: 5-5 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2013 Hometown: Chino Hills, CA Last School: Chino Hills High School

Personal

  • Parents are Brian and Lisa Keltner

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Chino Hills High School
  • Placed eighth in the triple jump in the California state track meet during her junior season

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: Triple Jump- 12.26m; Long Jump- 5.71m


2010 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Began BYU career at the Bengal Shootout with an 11.42m triple jump, placing second
  • Finished sixth at the Cherry and Silver Invitational in the triple jump with a leap of 11.58m
  • Recorded a season best 11.74m triple jump at the Air Force Invite, placing sixth

Outdoor:

  • Competed in the long jump (5.23m) and triple jump (11.62m) at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Placed 16th in the long jump (5.07m) and 15th in the triple jump (11.37m) at the Sun Angel Classic
  • Jumped season best long jump at the Robison Invitational (5.31m)
  • Finished season at the Wildcat Twilight, competing in the long jump (5.29m) and triple jump (11.52m)

2011 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Opened the season with a first place finish in the triple jump (11.21m) and a fourth place long jump finish (5.43m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational
  • Won the triple jump with a leap of 11.92m at the Snake River Open
  • Placed first in the triple jump at the Jackson's Invitational (11.54m)
  • Leapt a season best 11.74m to place sixth in the triple jump at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor:

  • Finished eighth in the triple jump at the Aztec Invitational (11.21m) and the Stanford Invitational (11.01m)
  • Won the triple jump with a season best jump of 11.37m at the Robison Invitational
  • Ended season with a second place finish in the triple jump at the BYU Twilight Meet

2012 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Started the season with a third place finish in the long jump (5.33m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Recorded a long jump of 5.16m and a triple jump of 11.92m at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Finished the season with an indoor season best triple jump of 12.02m to finish eighth at the MPSF Indoor Championships

Outdoor:

  • Finished first in the long jump (5.71m) and the triple jump (12.24m) during the Weber State Twilight
  • Placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 11.64m at the Robison Invitational
  • Picked up first-place finishes in both the long jump (5.69m) and triple jump (12.26m) during the Utah Valley Invitational

2013 | Senior Year

Indoor:

  • Opened the season with a third-place finish in the triple jump (11.79m) and an 11th-place finish in the 60m (8.02) at the Blue and Orange Opener
  • Placed 11th in the triple jump with a mark of 11.66m (38-03.25) during the Cherry & Silver Invitational
  • Finished ninth overall in the long jump at the Air Force Invitational with a jump of 5.16m (16-11.25)
  • During the Air Force Team Challenge, placed seventh overall with a mark of 5.63m (18-05.75)
  • Concluded the indoor season with a 13th-place finish in the long jump and a 14th-place finish in the triple jump with marks of 5.33m (17-06.00) and 11.29m (36-09.00), respectively

Outdoor:

  • During the Aztec Invitational, finished fifth overall in the long jump with a jump of 5.53m (18-01.75)
  • Finished 13th in the triple jump with a mark of 11.68m (38-03.75) during the Trojan Invitational
  • Placed second in the triple jump at the UVU Invitational with a mark of 11.42m (37-05.50)
  • During the Sun Angel Classic, placed seventh in the triple jump with a mark of 11.73m (38-06.00)
  • Finished first in the triple jump with a mark of 12.02m (39-05.25) during the BYU Robison Invitational