Halley Folsom Walker
Multi-Events
Ht
5'
9"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Medford, 
Oregon
Last School
North Medford High School
Roster Years
2016-2017 | 2020-2022


Personal

  • Husband is Xander Walker
  • Parents are David and Melinda Folsom 
  • Her father David played football at Ricks and Brown University
  • Her mother Melinda played tennis at BYU
  • Has four siblings
  • Oldest brother Rob played baseball at Oregon State and older brother Ryan played football at BYU
  • Major: Exercise Science
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Before BYU

  • 2013 and 2015 6A Oregon State Champion in 300 hurdles
  • 2014 6A Oregon State Champion in High Jump
  • 4x letter with Cross Country and Track
  • 3x letter with Soccer
  • 2nd Place in 6A Oregon Soccer State Championship
  • 1st team all-state 2013, 2014, 2015
  • 1st team all-conference 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 

Stats

Indoor Personal Bests 
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
8.69 60m Hurdles 2022 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
27.14 200m 2016 Boise State Challenge
2:08.77 800m 2022 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
1.73m/5-8 High Jump 2022 BYU Cougar Invite #1
5.60m/18-4.5 Long Jump 2022 Air Force Invitational
12.01m/ 39-5  Shot Put 2021 Championships at the Peak
4201 Pentathlon  2022 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
Outdoor Personal Bests 
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
13.97 100m Hurdles 2022 BYU Cougar Invitational
24.99 200m 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
57.67 400m Hurdles 2022 NCAA West Preliminary
2:07.47 800m 2022 Bryan Clay Invitational
1.70m/5-7 High Jump 2022 Bryan Clay Invitational
5.78m/18-11.75 Long Jump 2022 Bryan Clay Invitational
11.86m/ 38-11  Shot Put 2021 Jim Click Shootout
40.41m/132-7 Javelin 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
5,699 Heptathlon  2022 Bryan Clay Invitational

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2016

Indoor

  • First place in the pentathlon at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational 
  • Finished 2nd in the shot put, high jump and 800 meters at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational 
  • Took 1st place in the 800 meters at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Placed 3rd in the pentathlon and high jump at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Finished 12th in the 60m hurdles and long jump at the Boise State Challenge 
  • Took 10th in the high jump at the Boise State Challenge 
  • Placed 6th in the 800m at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships 
  • Finished 10th in the shot put and high jump at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships
  • 13th in the pentathlon at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships 

Outdoor

  • Finished 7th overall in the heptathlon at the UNLV Invitational Sheila Tarr Multis
  • Placed 7th in the high jump at the 2016 UVU Collegiate Invite 
  • Took 4th at the Utah Spring Classic in the high jump 
  • 1st place in the heptahlon at the 2016 BYU Robison Invitational 
  • With a season best of 4966 points in the heptahlon, Folsom took 2nd at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational
Sophmore Year 2017

Indoor

  • Had 3,463 total points at the 2017 BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational for the pentathlon 
  • Finished with 3,561 points in the pentathlon at the 2016 BYU December Invite 
  • Took 8th in the pentathlon at the MPSF Championships with a total score of 3,571

Outdoor

  • Came in 6th in the heptathlon high jump, 5th in the heptathlon shot put and 4th in the heptathlon javelin at the UNLV Sheila Tarrs Invitational 
  • 1st place in the heptathlon javelin and 800m run at the BYU Robison Invitational 
  • Had a total combined score in the heptathlon of 4802 at the BYU Robison Invitational 
Junior Year 2020

Indoor

  • Clocked a personal-best time of 1:28.44 in the 600 yards at the Texas Tech Shootout
  • Had a career-high performance of 3661 points in the pentathlon to finish sixth overall at the MPSF Indoor Championships
  • Placed fourth in the shot put with a personal-best mark of 11.88m/38-11.75 at the MPSF Indoor Championships
  • Competed in six meets during the 2020 indoor season
Senior Year 2022

  • Indoor
    • Represented BYU at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, placing fifth in the pentathlon to earn First Team All-American honors
    • Set a personal best in the pentathlon with 4,201 points at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, the third-best pentathlon score in school history
    • Ran on the school-record setting 4x400 team that ran a 3:40.74 at the Texas Tech Shootout
    • Member of the Cougars’ MPSF title-winning 4x400 squad that clocked a 3:44.63 to secure the win
    • Won an individual title in the pentathlon at the 2022 MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships
    • Competed in seven meets during the 2022 season
  • Outdoor
    • Placed eighth in the heptathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with 5,692 points, earning First Team All-American honors and contributing to the Cougars’ ninth-place finish
    • Set personal bests in the 200m (24.99) and javelin throw (40.41m/132-7) at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    • Raced in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary, placing 13th in the first round and 15th in the quarterfinal with a time of 57.85
    • Ran the sixth-fastest 400m hurdles time, 58.19, at the BYU Robison Invitational, before following that up with a 57.67, good for No. 5 all-time, in the first round at the NCAA West Preliminary
    • Tallied the fourth-best heptathlon score in program history, a new personal best of 5,699 points, in a second-place finish at the Bryan Clay Invitational
    • Competed in seven meets during the 2022 season
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

Senior 2021

Indoor

  • Competed in the pentathlon at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, finishing 14th with a score of 3899 and earning Second Team All-American honors
  • Finished first in the pentathlon at Championships at the Peak, setting a personal best with a score of 3954
  • Competed in six meets during the 2021 indoor season

Outdoor

  • Competed in the 400H at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, finishing 29th with a time of 1:00.01
  • Set a personal best and finished first in the 400H at the BYU Cougar Invitational with a time of 58:38
  • Finished 3rd and set a personal best in the heptathlon at the Jim Click Shootout with a score of 5525
  • Competed in eight meets during the 2021 outdoor season
  • Halley Folsom Walker - 2020 MPSF Championships

    Halley Folsom Walker - 2020 MPSF Championships

  • Halley Folsom Walker at Pugsley Award night

    Halley Folsom Walker at Pugsley Award night

  • Halley Folsom Walker at 2021 Indoor National Championships

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  • Halley Folsom Walker 2021 NCAA Indoor National Championships

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  • Halley Folsom Walker Multi-Events

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  • Halley Folsom Walker - MPSF Pentathlon Champion

    Halley Folsom Walker - MPSF Pentathlon Champion

  • Women's 4x400 MPSF Champions

    Women's 4x400 MPSF Champions

  • Halley Folsom Walker Pentathlon 5th

    Halley Pentathlon 5th

  • Halley Folsom Walker competes at 2021 Jim Click Shootout

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  • Halley Folsom Walker competes at 2021 Jim Click Shootout 2

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  • Halley Folsom Walker competes at 2021 UVU Invitational

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  • Halley Folsom Walker and Mayci Torgerson at 2021 Jim Click Invitational

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  • Halley Folsom Walker Heptathlon #4

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  • Halley Folsom Walker 6th-best 400m hurdle time in school history

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  • Halley Folsom Walker No. 5 400m hurdle time in school history

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  • Halley Folsom Walker in 100m hurdles at 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

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  • Halley Folsom Walker and Coach Mark Robison at 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

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  • Halley Folsom Walker in 800m at 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

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