Shanie Bushman Athlete Profile

Shanie Bushman

Shanie Bushman
Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-6 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2009-2011 Hometown: Walla Walla, WA Last School: Walla Walla High School

Personal

  • Born in Vancouver, Wash.
  • Parents are Stephen and Sylvia Bushman
  • Enjoys playing ultimate frisbee
  • Majoring in mathematics

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Walla Walla High School
  • Track team captain as a senior and the teams MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior
  • Regional and district champion in the pole vault and regional champion in the triple jump in 2008
  • Finished second in the pole vault at the state championships in 2008
  • Ranked in the top 20 in the nation for the pole vault event as a senior
  • Set a school and personal record in the pole vault (12'0") as a senior
  • Played four years on the varsity soccer team and was named MVP as a senior
  • Member of the varsity basketball squad for three years
  • Finished first in her class with a 4.0 GPA
  • Named Blue Mountain Scholar Athlete of the year
  • Member of the National Honor Society and Key Club

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: Pole Vault- 3.85m


2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Started the season with a fourth place vault at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational (3.30m)
  • Placed ninth at the Bronco Invite with a vault of 3.51m
  • Placed tenth at the Mountain State Games with a 3.51m vault

Outdoor:

  • Started outdoor season with a 3.51m vault at the Mark Faldmo Invitational, good enough for sixth
  • Placed fourth at the Robison Invitational with a vault of 3.70m
  • Concluded the season with a season-best vault of 3.85m at the BYU Invitational Tri-Meet

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Placed sixth at the Bronco Invitational in the pole vault, clearing a height of 3.55m
  • Took third in the pole vault at the Mountain States Games, clearing a season-best 3.65m
  • Ended indoor season with a fourth place finish at Weber State (3.53m)

Outdoor:

  • Started outdoor season with a second place vault at the Spring Break Classic (3.65m)
  • Placed third in the pole vault at the BYU Cougar meet (3.50m) and Mark Faldmo Invitational (3.65m)
  • Finished first at Weber State with a vault of 3.50m to end the season

2011 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Opened the season with a sixth place pole vault finish (3.50m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational. 
  • Took 12th in the pole vault at the Cherry and Silver Invitational while clearing a season best 3.55m.

Outdoor:

  • Began outdoor season with a 15th place finish a the Aztec Invitational in the pole vault (3.52m)
  • Took third at the UVU Invitational by clearing 3.50m in the pole vault
  • Finished the season at the BYU Twilight Meet with a seventh place pole vault finish (3.55m).