Sierra Freeland
Throws
Ht
5'
9"
Class
Senior
Hometown
Herriman , 
Utah
Last School
Herriman High School
Roster Years
2017-2021


Personal

  • Parents are James and Debbie Freeland
  • Mom, Debbie, played basketball and volleyball at BYU
  • Dad, Jim, played football and threw for the track and field team at BYU
  • Brother, Blake, plays football at BYU
  • Has four siblings: Blake, Marin, Addison and Taylor
  • Majoring in Journalism

Before BYU

  • 2016 Utah state shot put champion 
  • 2015 & 2016 All-state track and field
  • 4x all-region shot put and discus 
  • 4x team state champion for track and field 
  • 2x volleyball letter winner
  • 4x track and field letter winner 
  • Fine Arts student of the month
  • 4x principals honor roll
  • Also played volleyball and basketball in high school
  • Also recruited by San Diego State, Northern Arizona, West Point and Hawaii

Stats

Collegiate Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
15.51m/50-10.75 Shot Put  2021 BYU Cougar Indoor #1
44.20m (145' 0")  Discus  2018 Beach Pacific Coast Intercollegiate
50.20m (164' 8")  Hammer Throw  2017 Trojan Invitational 
16.75m (54' 11.5") Weight Throw  2018 BYU Indoor Invitational

Career Stats

 

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2017

Indoor

  • First place in the shot put at the 2016 BYU December Invite 
  • Placed 6th in the weight throw and 4th in the discus at the 2016 BYU December Invite 
  • Took first in the shot put and 7th in both the weight throw and discus at the 2017 BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational 
  • Finished 5th in the shot put and 9th in the weight throw at the Air Force Invitational 
  • 12th place in the shot put at the UW Invitational 
  • Took 9th in the shot put at the Iowa State Classic with a season-high best mark of 14.46m 
  • 22nd in the weight throw and 16th in the shot put at the MPSF Championships 

Outdoor

  • Finished 6th in the discus and hammer throw and 3rd in the shot put at the Trojan Invitational 
  • 1st place in the shot put and 6th in the hammer throw at the 39th Annual Aztec Open 
  • Took 7th in the hammer throw and 6th in the shot put at the BYU Robison Invitational 
  • Came in 4th in the hammer throw and 3rd in the shot put at the Weber State Twilight Invitational 
  • 4th in the shot put and 8th in the discus at the Oxy Invitational 
Sophmore Year 2018

Indoor

  • Started the season with a second-place finish in the weight throw (15.92m) and third-place finish in the shot put (13.24m) at the Weber State Winter Open
  • Took second in the weight throw (15.86m) and fifth in the discus (39.32m) at the BYU December Invite
  • Placed first in the weight throw with a career-record 16.75m, second in the shot put (13.81m) and fourth in the discus (39.18m) at the Cougar Invitational
  • Finished eighth in the weight throw (15.71m) and 14th in the shot put (11.61m) at the Air Force Indoor Challenge
  • Threw a season-best 13.86m in the shot put to finish second and placed fifth in the weight throw (15.15m) at the Wildcat Open
  • Ended the season finishing eight in the shot put (12.94m) and ninth in the weight throw (15.32m) at the Iowa State Classic

Outdoor

  • Began the season with a fourth-place finish in the shot put (13.41m), eighth-place finish in the hammer throw (50.03m) and ninth-place finish in the discus throw (39.93m) at the USC Trojan Invitational 
  • Placed third in the shot put with a throw of 12.71m and fourth in the discus with a throw of 41.53m at the 40th Annual Aztec Open 
  • Finished 19th at the 40th Annual Aztec Invitational in the discus (40.80m)
  • Competed at the UVU Collegiate Invitational, placing seventh in the shot put (12.39m) and sixth in the discus (39.46m)
  • Took fifth in the hammer throw (49.99m), sixth in the discus (39.46m) and eighth in the shot put (11.44m) at the Oregon Pepsi Invitational 
  • Placed 11th in the shot put with a throw of 13.00m, 13th in the hammer throw (46.95m) and15th in the discus with a throw of 43.99m at the UCSD Triton Invitational 
  • Competed at the Mt. SAC Relays, finishing tenth in the discus (43.46m) and 13th in the shot put (12.47m)
  • Threw a career-best 44.20m in the discus at the Beach Pacific Coast Intercollegiate 
  • Placed fifth with a 14.01m throw in the shot put at the BYU Robison Invitational 
  • At the Weber State Twilight meet, took a third-place finish in the shot put (13.81m) and a seventh-place finish in the discus (41.42m)
  • Finished sixth in shot put (12.69m) at the Sacramento State Open
  • Ended the season at the BYU Cougar Invitational, finishing fifth in the shot put with a throw of 12.64m and sixth in the discus with the distance 38.42m 
Junior Year 2020

Indoor

  • Kicked off the season at the BYU Indoor Invitational with a career-best performance in the shot put (15.28m/50-1.75) placing her at No. 7 on the BYU all-time record board after a first-place finish
  • Finished sixth out of 30 in the shot put with a mark of 14.96m/49-1.00 at the MPSF Indoor Championships
  • Competed in six meets during the 2020 indoor season
Senior Year 2021

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



  • Sierra Freeland at the 2020 MPSF Championships

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