Holly Van Grinsven
Position: Combined Events
Other Position: Heptathlon
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Brentwood, Tenn.
High School: Brentwood HS
Experience: High School


2013 Indoor: Competed at six meets as one of the Lobos' multi-athletes ... Did find more success, however, as a hurdler, clocking a time of 8.79* in her first collegiate 60 hurdles at the Lumberjack Team Challenge ... Took ninth in the 60 hurdles at the Cherry & Silver Invitational (8.78*), while also placing 12th in the long jump (18 1/4) ... Runner up in the 60 hurdles at the New Mexico Invitational (8.62*) ... Competed in the pentathlon at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational, but only go four events in (did place seventh in 60 hurdles, however) ... Placed sixth in the pentathlon at the Mountain West Championships (3503 points), with strong finishes in the 60 hurdles (3rd, 8.84); long jump (5th, 18 1/4); and 800 (6th, 2:29.23).

2013 Outdoor: Saw action at five meets, continuing as one of UNM's multi-athletes ... Recorded three top-10 finishes at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, placing 10th in the 100 hurdles (16.53*) and javelin (93-9) and seventh in the long jump (18-1) ... At the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, finished fourth in the 100 hurdles (15.23) and third in the 400 hurdles (1:06.72) ... Also took eighth in the long jump at Berkeley (17-11 1/2) ... Placed seventh in the heptathlon at the MW Championships, scoring 4783 points by dint of strong finishes in the 100 (7th, 14.95); the 200 (5th, 25.59); the long jump (5th, 17-11 1/2); the javelin (6th, 99-3); and the 800 (5th, 2:23.57).


A talented multi-event athlete out of Brentwood HS in Brentwood, Tenn ... Claimed third in the pentathlon at the 2011 TSSAA State Track & Field Championships, scoring personal-record 3241 points ... Took back-to-back victories in two meets prior, tallying 3209 points at the TSSAA AAA Region 3 Sectional and at the Section 3 AAA Pen/Dec ... Competed more in the long jump her senior year, registering marks of 17-2.25 at the 2012 TSSAA State Track and Field Championships (7th); 16-10.5 at the TSSAA AAA Region 3 Sectional (third); and a PR of 17-4.25 at the New Balance Indoor Nationals (4th) ... Also first in the shot put, second in the 800 and third in the 60 hurdles at the New Balance meet in New York City.


800 meters: 2:29.24
60 hurdles: 8.62*
High Jump: 5-2 1/4 (1.58m)
Long Jump: 18 1/4 (5.49m)
Shot Put: 31-6 3/4 (9.62m)
Pentathlon: 3,503 points

200 meters: 25.59
400 meters: 1:00.74
800 meters: 2:23.57
100 hurdles: 14.77
400 hurdles: 1:06.72
High Jump: 5-1 (1.55m)
Long Jump: 18-1 (5.51m)
Shot Put: 30 3/4 (9.16m)
Javelin: 99-3 (30.26m)
Heptathlon: 4,783 points


• Academic All-Mountain West, 2013

* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol