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Nicole Naatjes Track and Field Athlete Profile

Nicole Naatjes

Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-8 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2012-2013 | 2016-2017 Hometown: Lakeville, MN Last School: Lakeville North High School

Personal 

  • 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 
Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet 
4.10m (13' 5.25") Pole Vault (Indoor and Outdoor)

Boise State Challenge (Indoor)

UNLV Invitational and Sheila Tarr Multis (Outdoor) 

Career Stats



2012 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • 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 

Outdoor:

  • 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

Indoor:

  • Did not compete during the indoor season

2016 | Junior Year

Indoor

  • Placed 4th in the pole vault at the 2016 BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational 
  • Took 4th in the pole vault at the TExas A&M Team Invitational
  • Finished 9th in the pole vault at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Took 2nd at the Boise State Challenge in the pole vault 
  • Placed 6th in the pole vault at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships 

Outdoor

  • First place at the UNLV Invitational and Sheila Tarr Multis in pole vault
  • Placed 7th in the pole vault at the 38th Annual Aztec Invitational 
  • Took first place in the pole vault at the Weber State Twilight Meet 
  • Finished 36th at the NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round in the pole vault