Gretchen Hoekstre
Throws
Ht
5'
11"
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Seaside, 
Oregon
Last School
Seaside HS
Roster Years
2020-2021


Personal

  • Parents are Larry and Karen Hoekstre
  • Has one sibling: Otto
  • Also recruited by Utah State, Air Force Academy, Oregon State, University of Oregon, University of Nevada and Concordia University
  • Enjoys weight lifting
  • Majoring in Exercise and Wellness

Before BYU

  • Back-to-back OSAA 4A State Champion in the shot put (2018-19)
  • 2019 OSAA 4A State Champion (Discus)
  • 2018 OSAA 4A State Runner-up (Discus)
  • 2017 OSAA 4A State Runner-up (Shot Put)
  • No. 2 Ranked Girls Shot Put mark in the United States
  • Also played basketball, volleyball and softball in high school

Stats

Indoor Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
15.17m/49-9.25 Weight Throw 2021 Weber State Invitational
14.00m/45-11.25 Shot Put 2021 BYU Cougar Indoor #2
Outdoor Personal Bests
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
51.75m/169-9 Discus 2021 ISU Bengal Invitational
48.18m/158-1 Hammer Throw 2021 BYU Cougar Invitational
16.27m/53-4.5 Shot Put 2021 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2020

Sophmore Year 2021

Indoor

  • Set a personal best in the weight throw with a mark of 15.17m/49-9.25
  • Competed in two meets during the 2021 indoor season

Outdoor

  • Competed in the NCAA West Preliminary Round, finishing 44th in the discus throw with a mark of 42.41m/139-2 and 38th in the shot put with a mark of 15.20m/49-10.5
  • Finished first in the shot put and threw a personal best mark of 16.27m/53-4.5 at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Set a personal best in the hammer throw with a mark of 48.18m/158-1 at the BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Threw a personal best mark of 51.75m/169-9 in the discus at the ISU Bengal Invitational
  • Competed in eight meets during the 2021 outdoor season
Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year