Nicole Naatjes Athlete Profile

Nicole Naatjes

Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-8 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012-2013 Hometown: Lakeville, MN Last School: Lakeville North High School


  • Born in New Haven, Connecticut 
  • Parents are Scott and Jodi Naatjes 
  • Has four sisters 
  • Enjoys being active, hanging out with friends and family and playing soccer
  • Majoring in exercise science 

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Lakeville North High School 
  • Earned three letters in track and field 
  • Also earned letters in soccer and cross country skiing
  • Minnesota state champion in the pole vault in 2011
  • Holds high school records in the pole vault and 4x100m
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Member of National Honor Society 


PERSONAL BESTS: Pole Vault- 4.10m 

2012 | Freshman Year


  • Began BYU career with a second place finish in the pole vault (3.80m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Finished second in the pole vault at the Cherry and Silver Invitational with a jump of 3.75m 
  • Cleared 3.90m in the pole vault at the Air Force Team Challenge and finished third in the event
  • Finished eighth in the pole vault with a jump of 3.80m at the New Balance Invitational 
  • Cleared a season best height of 3.93m in the pole vault at the MPSF Indoor Championships 


  • Claimed third in the pole vault by clearing 3.93m at the Georgia Tech Invitational
  • Set a new career best with a vault of 4.10m to finish second at the Weber State Twilight
  • Took fourth with a mark of 3.92m in the pole vault at the Robison Invitational
  • Finished second at the Mt. SAC Relays in the pole vault with a jump of 4.02m
  • Placed first in the pole vault at the Utah Valley Invitational with a mark of 3.90m 
  • Finished 17th during the NCAA West Regional pole vault with a vault of 4.07m

2013 | Sophomore Year


  • Did not compete during the indoor season