Meaghan Heffelfinger-Dawe
Throws #0
Ht
5'
9"
Class
Graduate
Hometown
Folsom, 
California
Last School
Vista Del Lago High School
Roster Years
2013-2017


Personal

  • Parents are Debbie and Steve Heffelfinger
  • Loves her family and feels blessed to have had so much support from parents/coaches going through high school
  • Majoring in Communications

Before BYU

  • Personal bests: Hammer- 145-7, Wieght- 48-6, Discus- 127-3,  Shot put- 35-9, Javelin- 96
  • Holds Vista  Del Lago High School records in the discus and shot put
  • Golden State Club record in the hammer and the weight
  • Track and Field two-time MVP 
  • Glen Poole Invitational MVP
  • Two-time league champion and division champion in the discus
  • All-around champion at the Pacific Association Junior Olympics
  • Academic letter in US history and music
  • Leadership award in music
  • Four-year honor roll member
  • Member of the French club, Vista Sports Rraining, Pep Band Club, Symphony Club, Spirit Club, Student Senate, Golden State Throwers and Gold Cal Volleyball

Stats

Collegiate Personal Bests 
Mark/Time  Event  Meet
11.05m (36' 3")  Shot Put  2013 BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational
46.86m (153' 9") Discus  2014 36th SDSU Aztec Invitational
56.19m (184' 4")  Hammer  2014 USU Mark Faldmo Invitational
17.85m (58' 6.75")  Weight Throw  2015 Don Kirby Open and Elite

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2013

Indoor:

  • During her first meet as a Cougar, finished sixth in the discus with a throw of 38.36m (125-05.25) at the BYU Invitational. Also finished 14th shot put with a mark of 11.05m (36-03.00)
  • Finished 11th in the weight throw with a mark of 15.41m (50-06.75) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Competed in the shot put during the Air Force Team Challenge with a throw of 10.22m (33-06.50)
  • During the MPSF Championships, finished 15th in the weight throw with a mark of 14.57m (47-09.75).

Outdoor:

  • At the Aztec Invitational, placed fiftth in the hammer throw with a throw of 45.60m (149-07.00)
  • Placed 11th in the hammer throw with a throw of 47.67 (156-04.75) at the UVU Invitational
  • During the Sun Angel Classic, finished 11th in the hammer throw with a mark of 45.90m (150-07)
  • Finished third in the hammer throw with a mark of 50.16m (164-07.00) during the Utah State Invitational
  • Placed seventh overall in the discus with a mark of 40.90m (133-06.00) during the Weber State Twilight
Sophmore Year 2014

Indoor

  • Started indoor season with two 4th-place finishes in weight throw and discus at 2014 BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational
  • Placed 4th in weight throw at Lobo Collegiate Open
  • Took 10th in weight throw at Air Force Invitational
  • Finished 6th in weight throw at UW Invitational
  • At Air Force Collegiate Open, placed 6th in weight throw
  • Took 3rd in weight throw with season-best throw of 56' 0.5'' (17.08m) at Wildcat Indoor
  • 2014 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Indoor Track All-Academic 

Outdoor

  • Opened outdoor season with a 10th-place finish in discus and 9th-place finish in hammer throw
  • Placed 5th in discus and 9th in hammer throw at 36th SDSU Aztec Invitational
  • At Stanford Invitational, took 5th in hammer throw, 2nd in discus
  • Took 4th in hammer throw, 2nd in discus at Rafer/JJK Invitational
  • Finished 1st in hammer with career-best throw of 184' 4'' (56.19m) at USU Mark Faldmo Invitational. Also finished third in discus
  • At 2014 BYU Robison Invitational, placed 10th in discus, 7th in hammer throw
  • Placed 2nd in discus, 6th in hammer throw at 2014 BYU Cougar Invitational
  • Finished 5th in discus, 9th in hammer throw at Virginia Challenge
Junior Year 2015

Indoor

  • Began indoor season placing 2nd in weight throw at 2015 BYU Cougar Indoor
  • Placed third in weight throw at Ed Jacoby Invite and Multi 2015
  • Finished 8th in weight throw at Air Force Invitational
  • At 2015 UW Indoor Invitational, took 4th in weight throw
  • Took 10th in weight throw at New Mexico Classic
  • Finished 8th in weight throw with career-best throw of 58' 6.75'' (17.85m) at Don Kirby Open and Elite
  • Placed 2nd at Wildcat Indoor 
  • Concluded indoor season with 9th-place finish at MPSF Championships
  • 2015 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Indoor Track All-Academic 
Senior Year 2016

Outdoor

  • 4th in the discus throw and 1st in the hammer throw at the Cal State LA Invite 
  • Took 3rd in the hammer throw with a season best mark of 50.58 at the 38th Annual Aztce Open 
  • Placed 1st in the discus throw at the 2016 Wildcat Outdoor Open 
  • Finished 6th in the discus throw at the 2016 BYU Robison Invitationa with a season best of 44.72 
  • Third overall in the discus at the 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational 
Graduate Year 2017

Outdoor

  • Took 4th in the discus throw with a mark of 43.67m at the Trojan Invitational 
  • 11th at the Aztec Open and 10th in the Aztec Invitational in the discus throw 
  • Placed 5th at the UVU Collegiate Invite in the discus throw 
  • 2nd at the Utah/Weber State Classic in the discus throw 
  • Came in 10th place in the discus throw at the BYU Robison Invitational 
Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year