Michael Whittaker
Javelin
Ht
5'
10"
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Spanish Fork, 
Utah
Last School
Spanish Fork High School
Roster Years
2020-2022


Personal

  • Parents are Chris and Jen Whittaker
  • Married to Sarah Whittaker
  • Major: Communications Studies
  • Mission: Gilbert, Arizona (2016-18)
  • Has two siblings (Wesley and Jessica)
  • Also recruited by SUU, Utah State, UVU and Weber State
  • Instagram: mike_whit | LinkedIn: Michael Whittaker

Before BYU

  • Runner-up in the javelin at the 2016 UHSAA State Championships
  • Fourth-place finish in the javelin at the 2015 UHSAA State Championships
  • Junior Olympica All-American
  • Played baseball, basketball and football

Stats

Outdoor Personal Bests

Mark

Event

Meet

68.74m/225-6

JT

2022 Oregon Twilight

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2022

Outdoor

  • Tossed a career-best 60.32m/197-11 in the javelin at the Robison Invitational
  • Competed in six meets during the 2019 outdoor season

Indoor (2022)

Sophmore Year 2020

Junior Year 2021

Outdoor (2021)

  • Competed in four meets for the Cougars, including the NCAA West Preliminaries. 
  • Set a personal-best JT mark of 65.63m/215-4 to finish third at the Jim Click Shootout. 
  • Posted two top-three finishes on the season. 
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year