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Sierra Hansen Track and Field Athlete Profile

Sierra Hansen

Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-8 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2014-2017 Hometown: Dana Point, CA Last School: Dana Hills High School


  • Parents are Jonathan and Angela Hansen
  • Dad, Jonathan, played basketball at University of Utah
  • Siblings are Seth, Cade, Ella and Lexi
  • From Dana Point, California
  • Major: Geography
  • Minor: Arabic
  • Interested in adventuring outdoors and spending time with friends and family

Before BYU

  • Attended Dana Hill High School
  • Also participated in gymnastics and diving
Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
4.15m (13' 7.25")  Pole Vault  2015 Occidental Invitational

Career Stats

2014 | Freshman Year

Redshirt Indoor


  • Opened season with 6th-place finish in pole vault at 36th SDSU Aztec Invitational
  • Took 4th at Rafer/JJK Collegiate Invitational
  • Placed 1st with season-best vault of 12' 6.25'' (3.82m) at USU Mark Faldmo Invitational
  • Finished 4th at 2014 BYU Robison Invitational
  • At 2014 BYU Cougar Invitational, placed 3rd
  • Placed 5th at Virginia Challenge
  • Concluded season at Redlands Final Qualifying Meet with a 2nd-place finish

2015 | Sophomore Year


  • Began indoor season with a 3rd-place finish at 2015 BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational
  • Finished 4th at Ed Jacoby Invite and Multi 2015
  • Placed 7th at Air Force Invitational
  • Took 10th at 2015 Armory Track Invitational
  • Vaulted an indoor season-best of 13' 2.25'' (4.02m) and placed 6th at Don Kirby Open and Elite 
  • At MPSF Indoor Championships, took 7th


  • Started outdoor season off with a 2nd-place finish at UNLV Spring Invitational
  • Placed 1st at 37th SDSU Aztec Invitational with vault of 12' 8.25'' (3.87m)
  • At 36th Sun Angel Classic, finished 4th with vault of 13' 1.5'' (4.00m)
  • Finished 3rd at Mt. SAC Relays
  • Vaulted 13' 5.75'' (4.11m) and placed 2nd at 2015 BYU Robison Invitational
  • Set career best mark clearing 13' 7.25'' (4.15m) and took 1st at Occidental Invitational
  • 2015 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Indoor Track All-Academic 

2016 | Junior Year


  • Started season with 2nd place in the pole vault at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational 
  • Placed 3rd in the pole vault at the Boise State Challenge
  • Took 7th in the pole vault at the Texas A&M Team Invitational and Air Force Invitational 
  • Finished 7th in the pole vault at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships 


  • Took 2nd in the pole vault at the UNLV Invitational and Sheila Tarr Multis 
  • Placed second at the 38th Annual Aztec Invitational in the pole vault 
  • Second in the pole vault at the 37th Annual Sun Angel Classic 
  • Finished third with a makr of 3.79m in the pole vault at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational