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  Laryssa Simpson
Laryssa Simpson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Desert Vista HS

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
09/01/1988

Experience:
3L

At Utah
2009 Outdoor Track:

At the MWC Championships, placed sixth overall after tying her personal-best performance with a height of 11-7.75 ... cleared a height of 11-7.75 at the Robison Invitational to earn second-place overall ... earned fourth place at the Mark Faldo Invite after clearing a height of 11-6.25 ... at the ASU Invitational, earned 15th place after a 11-7.75 effort ... earned academic all-conference honors.

2009 Indoor Track:
Set an indoor PR of 11-7.75 at the Iowa State Classic to earn eighth-place finish ... competed at the Mountain State Games for a 10th-place overall finish after clearing a 11-6.18 height ... competed at the Bronco Invitational for eighth-place overall after a 11-6.25 effort.

2008 Outdoor Track:
Cleared 11-7.75 at the Utah Twilight ... won the pole vault event (11-5.75) at Weber State Invitational ... garnered academic all-conference honors.

2008 Indoor Track:
Finished 13th-overall at the MWC Indoor Championship with a mark of 11-1.75 ... at the Utah State Invitational , cleared 11-1.25 ... had a clearance of 10-11.75 at the BYU Cougar Inviational.

2007 Outdoor Track:
Set a personal best of 10-11.75 at the JJK Invitational during the outdoor track season.

2007 Indoor Track:
Finished seventh overall at the BYU Invite with a 10-6 effort in the pole vault.

High School:
Four-year letter winner in track and field ... set high school record with 11-7.75 pole vault ... Pole Vaulter of the Year in 2006 ... named to Arizona's Best Pole Vaulter girls list ... scholar athlete all four years.

Personal:
Born Sept. 1, 1988 ... daughter of Robert and Catherine Simpson ... majoring in marketing and plans to go into advertising.

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