Raul Rios
Pole Vault
Ht
5'
9"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Aguascalientes, 
Last School
Preporatoria Abierta SEP Mexico
Roster Years
2016-2020


Personal

  • Also goes by "Alex"
  • Parents are Eduardo Rios and Juana Rivera
  • Has three brothers
  • Major: Geology

Before BYU

  • In 2014, participated at the World Junior Championships in Oregon

Stats

Personal Bests
Mark/Time Event Meet
5.32m/17-5.5 Pole Vault (Outdoor) 2019 Robison Invitational
5.27m/17-3.50 Pole Vault (Indoor) 2020 BYU Indoor Invite

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2017

Sophmore Year 2018

Outdoor

  • Took second place at the Aztec Open in the pole vault with a mark of 4.76m (15'7.25"), a new personal best
  • At the Aztec Invitational, took seventh place in the pole vault with a 4.71m (15'5.5") mark
  • Set a new personal record in the pole vault of 5.06m at the Texas Relays
Junior Year 2019

Indoor

  • Began the season with a first-place finish in the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor Invitational (5.00m/16-4.75)
  • Finished ninth in the pole vault at the Air Force Team Challenge (4.75m/15-7)
  • Cleared a season-best 5.10m (16-8.75) to place second in the pole vault at the Columbia Challenge
  • Took third in the pole vault at the Boise State Challenge (4.85m/15-11)
  • Placed eighth overall at the MPSF Indoor Championships in the pole vault (5.00m/16-4.75)

Outdoor

  • Competed at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the pole vault finishing 27th overall (5.00m/16-4.75)
  • Started the season taking third at the Hornet Invitational in the pole vault (4.90m/16-0.75)
  • Took first in the pole vault with a mark of 5.06m (16-7.25) at the Aztec Open
  • Set a personal record in the pole vault with a height of 5.15m (16-10.75) in a second-place finish at the Pepsi Invitational
  • Placed 25th overall at the Beach Invitational in the pole vault (4.90m/16-0.75)
  • Finished fourth in the pole vault at the Robison Invitational (4.75m/15-7)
  • Took first in the pole vault at the Cougar Invitational with a clearance of 5.00m (16-4.75)
Senior Year 2020

Indoor

  • Cleared a season-best 5.20m/17-0.75 in the pole vault at the Cougar Indoor Invite
  • Took sixth place in the pole vault at the MPSF Indoor Championships (5.02m/16-5.5)
  • Competed in six meets during the 2019 indoor season

Outdoor

  • Earned a personal record in the pole vault after clearing 5.32m/17-5.5 at the Robison Invitational
  • Competed in six meets during the 2019 outdoor season

 

Graduate Year

Indoor

  • Took second-place at both the 2020 BYU Indoor Invite and the 2020 Nike Boise Invite in the pole vault
  • Competed in six meets during the 2020 indoor season
Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year