Sharrisa Thayer Athlete Profile

Sharrisa Thayer

Position: Throws Height: 5-7 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2009-2010 | 2013-2014 Hometown: Waldport, OR Last School: Waldport High School

Personal

  • Born in Bend, Oregon
  • Parents are Mawa and Nicolas Villarreal
  • Enjoys water sports, the beach, volleyball and basketball
  • Majoring in nursing

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Waldport High School
  • Four year MVP for the track team
  • Earned the coaches award as a sophomore
  • Region Champion in the shot put as a sophomore, junior and senior
  • Four year 4x100-meter Region Champion
  • Took first at the Regional Championships in the discus and 100-meter as a senior
  • Oregon State Champion in the shot put as a senior
  • Earned runner up in the discus event at the State Championships as a senior
  • Varsity athlete on both the basketball and volleyball teams
  • Member and president of the National Honor Society

Stats

 PERSONAL BESTS: Shot Put- 14.23m; Discus- 34.63m; Weight Throw- 10.55m 



2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor:

  • Did not compete

Outdoor:

  • Began BYU career at the Baldy Castillo Classic, competing in the shot put (12.83m) and discus (34.64)
  • Competed at the Mark Faldmo Invitational, taking second place in the shot put (13.55m) and sixteenth in the discus (33.51m)
  • Placed first with a season-best shot put throw at the Robison Invitational (14.23m)
  • Finished the season at the MWC Outdoor Championships by placing ninth in the shot put (13.62m)

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor:

  • Started first indoor season at the BYU Indoor Meet, placing 11th in the shot put (12.21m) and 16th in the weight throw (10.55m)
  • Placed 12th in the shot put at the Bengal Shootout (12.28m) and Bronco Invitational (12.52m)
  • Took third in the shot put at the Mountain States Games (14.12m) and at Weber State (13.57m)
  • Competed at the MWC Indoor Championships, taking 11th in the shot put (12.56m)

Outdoor:

  • Opened outdoor season at the Spring Break Classic, taking fifth in the shot put (13.19m) and 15th in the discus (34.63m)
  • Competed at the Sun Angel Classic, taking 12th in the shot put (12.62m) and 31st in the discus (33.42m)
  • Placed fifth in the discus (32.84m) and eighth in the shot put (12.38m) at the Mesa Classic
  • Finished second at the Robison Invitational in the shot put (13.73m)

2013 | Junior Year

Indoor:

  • Finished 14th in the shot put with a throw of 12.08m (39-7.75) at the Air Force Invitational
  • During the Air Force Team Challenge, placed eighth in the shot put with a mark of 12.53m (41-01.50)
  • Placed eighth in the shot put with a mark of 12.14m at the Wildcat Invitational

Outdoor:

  • Finished19th in the shot put during the Aztec Invitational with a throw of 12.65m (41-06.00)
  • During the UVU Invitational, placed 14th in the shot put with a throw of 12.50m
  • Placed ninth overall in the shot put with a throw of 11.68m (38-04.00) at the Utah State Invitational
  • Finished third in the shot put during the Weber State Twilight with a throw of 13.97m (45-10.00)