Nicole Nevitt Rasmussen Athlete Profile

Nicole Nevitt Rasmussen

Nicole Nevitt Rasmussen
Position: Hurdles Height: 5-10 Roster Years: 2005-2008 Hometown: Queen Creek, AZ

Personal

  • Born in Prescott, Arizona
  • Parents are Monte and Julie Nevitt
  • Married to Erik Rasmussen, former pole vaulter for BYU, in the summer of 2007
  • Sister, Rachel Nevitt, competes for BYU in throwing events
  • Majoring in exercise science with and emphasis in fitness and wellness management

Before BYU

  • Letter four years in track at Queen Creek HS
  • First-team all-state in 300mH twice
  • State champ three times in the 100mH and 300mH and twice in 4x400m relay
  • Captured state 3A record in 4x400m relay, 100mH and 300mH
  • Regional champ four years in the 100mH and 300mH
  • School record in seven events
  • Earned four varsity letters in both volleyball and basketball

Stats

BEST MARKS: 60mH - 8.08, 100mH - 14.30, 300mH - 44.44, Heptathlon - 4630 points, 400mH - 59.86


2005 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Competed in the 60m hurdles (9.67) and pentathlon (3,042) at the BYU Indoor Meet
  • Jumped 15-09.75 in the long jump at the Boise Invitational
  • Scored 3,177 in the pentathlon and team took seventh in the 4x400 (3:58.77) at the Washington Invitational
  • Competed in the 200m (26.75), high jump (5-00) and shot put (34-03.5) at the Mountain States Games

Outdoor: 

  • Ran the 200m (26.38) and competed in the high jump (4-11) and long jump (16-02.5) at the Willie Williams Classic
  • Took eighth in the 100m hurdles at the Arizona Sate Invitational with a time of 15.14
  • Competed in the long jump (16-02), 100m hurdles (15.31) and 400m hurdles (1:03.88) at the BYU Outdoor Invitational
  • Placed sixth in the 400m hurdles at the Robison Invitational with a time of (1:03.72)
  • Posted season bests in 100m hurdles (14.81) and 400m hurdles (61.81) at the Jackie Joyner Kersey Meet
  • Named Academic All-MWC

2006 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished 11th in the 400m with a time of 1:00.07 at the Indoor Health Alliance Classic
  • Finished 14th in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.37 at the Indoor Health Alliance Classic
  • Competed in the 200m (26.69) and 60m hurdles (9.15) at the Mountain States Games
  • Placed 24th in the 60m hurdles at the Albuquerque Indoor Invitational with a time of 9.36 

Outdoor: 

  • Competed with the 4x100 relay team (50.51) at the ASU Invitational
  • Ran with the second place 4x400 relay team (3:49.80) and placed third in the 100 hurdles (14.50) at the BYU Invite
  • Took third in the 400 hurdles (1:00.54) and 4x400 relay (3:50.25) at the Robison Invitational
  • Came in fourth in the 100 hurdles (14.70) at the Weber Twilight
  • Placed third with the 4x400 relay team (3:37.61) and came in fourth in the 400 hurdles (1:00.15) at the Mountain West Conference Championship meet
  • Placed sixth in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA West Regional
  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2007 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Sprinted to her fastest finish in the 200 meters (25.87 seconds) at the Dan DeHart Invitational at UNM
  • Ran her season best time in the 60 meters (8.08 seconds) at the TCR Invitational at UNM
  • Finished with her best times in the 400 meters (56.01 seconds) and the 60-meter hurdles (8.97seconds) at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Indoor Team

Outdoor: 

  • Took third in the 400-meter hurdles and ran in the 100-meter hurdles at the Monterey, Mexico meet
  • Ran a season-best time in the 100 hurdles (14.32 seconds) at the Cougar Invitational
  • Ran on the first place 4x400 relay team, placed second in the 100 hurdles and third in the 400 hurdles at the Cougar Invitational
  • Took fourth in the 100 hurdles at the UCLA Rafer Johnson meet
  • Ran a season-best time in the 400 hurdles (59.86 seconds) at the Robison Invitational
  • Competed in the 400 hurdles at the West Region meet