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

Indoor Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
15.51m/50-10.75 Shot Put  2021 BYU Cougar Indoor #1
16.75m (54-11.5) Weight Throw  2018 BYU Indoor Invitational
Outdoor Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
15.93m/52-3.25 Shot Put  2021 Weber State Twilight Invitational
46.31m/151-11 Discus  2021 BYU Cougar Invitational
50.20m (164' 8")  Hammer Throw  2017 Trojan Invitational 
43.00m/141-1 Javelin 2021 BYU Cougar 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

Indoor

  • Finished first in the shot put at the BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational I with a mark of 15.51m/50-2.75
  • Competed in seven meets during the 2021 indoor season

Outdoor

  • Competed in the shot put at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, finishing 28th with a mark of 15.66m/51-4.5
  • Set a personal best in the discus throw with a mark of 46.31m/151-11 at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Threw a personal best mark of 43.00m/141-1 in the javelin at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Set a personal best in the shot put with a mark of 15.93m/52-3.25 at the Weber State Twilight Invitational
  • Competed in nine meets during the 2021 outdoor season
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



  • Sierra Freeland at the 2020 MPSF Championships

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