Tanner Emrich
Pole Vault Hurdles 0
Roster Years
2007-2009 | 2011


  • Born in Centralia, Washington
  • Parents are Steven and Kendra
  • Married to Krista
  • Served in the Utah Provo Mission for the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Enjoys hunting, fishing, snowboarding, and hiking
  • Majoring in construction management

Before BYU

  • Prepped at W.F. West High
  • Graduated seventh in class with a 3.957 GPA
  • As a junior in state, placed fourth in the pole vault, fourth in the 110-meter hurdles and eighth in the 4x400-meter relay
  • As a senior in state, placed first in pole vault and second in the 110-meter hurdles
  • High school records in the pole vault and the 110-meter hurdles


  • MWC Scholar-Athlete (2009)
  • Academic All-MWC (2009, 2010)

Indoor -

  • MWC All-Conference (Heptathlon 2008)
  • MWC Championship Team (2008, 2009, 2010)

Outdoor -

  • NCAA Regionals (Pole Vault 2009)
  • MWC Championship Team (2009, 2010)


BEST TIMES : Pole Vault - 17-0.75 , 110mH - 14.28
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2007

  • Competed at the University of Washington in the decathlon with an emphasis on hurdles and pole vault.
Sophmore Year 2008


  • Competed at the Lumberjack Invitational in the pole vault with a height of 15 feet 7.0 inches
  • At the Air Force Invitational competed in the pole vault with a vault of 16 feet 2.75 inches, placed seventh in the heptathlon with 4779 points
  • Competed in the long jump at the Boise State Team Invite in the shot put with distance of 9.83m, the 60mH with a time of 8.44 and the long jump with a distance of 5.9m
  • At the MWC Championships placed third in the heptathlon with 4983 points
Junior Year 2009


  • At the MWC Championships, placed 4th in the 60mH (8.35) and 9th in the pole vault with a height of 4.93m
  • Ran a season-best 8.29 in the 60mH at New Mexico
  • Took third in the heptathlon with 4,757 points at the BYU Invitational


  • Participated in the West Regionals in the pole vault with a height of 4.91m
  • Vaulted a high of 5.05m at the U of U Twilight meet
  • Had marks of 4.9m at the Stanford, Sun Angel, and Robison Invitationals Had a season-high time of 14.98 in the 110m hurdles at the Sun Angel Invite
  • Also ran a 15.01 at the Stanford Invite
Senior Year 2011


  • Finished sixth at the MWC Championships in pole vault (5.10m)
  • Took second in the 60mH (8.28) and fifth in the pole vault (5.20m) at the Air Force Invitational


  • Competed in the pole vault (5.20m) at the NCAA West Regionals
  • Won the pole vault (4.87m) at the Wildcat Twilight Open and took third in the 110mH (15.38)
  • Fourth place at the Sun Angel Track Classic in the pole vault (5.06m)
  • Won the pole vault (5.00m) at the Spring Break Classic
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year