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  Laryssa Simpson
Laryssa Simpson

Player Profile

Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Desert Vista HS

Pole Vault



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.

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

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