Aaron Best
 Aaron Best
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
La Verkin, Utah

High School:
Hurricane

Height:
6-0

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/16/1988


05/12/2012

UVU Men, Women Both 4-Peat at GWC Championships

The women took home the title by nearly 150 points, while the men won theirs by 40.

04/28/2012

UVU Records 17 Individual Firsts at the SUU Dual

04/21/2012

Wolverines Among Leaders at Azusa Pacific, Mt. Sac Relays

Pincock Sets New School Record in the Discus

04/12/2012

UVU edges ISU in dual

04/06/2012

UVU edges ISU in dual

At Utah Valley University ...

SOPHOMORE ~ (2011): (INDOOR) Recorded four Top 10 finishes in the throws: Shot put (6th, 50'-8) at the Snake River Open; Discus (6th, 134'-9, weight throw (5th, 43'-1.75") and shot put (5th, 50'-3.5) at BYU Invitational...Finished 7th and 10th, respectively, at the Great West Conference Indoor Championships in the discus (146'-1) and the shot put (45'-5). (OUTDOOR): Redshirt.

FRESHMAN ~ (2010): (INDOOR) Redshirted the indoor season ... (OUTDOOR) placed seventh in the discus with at throw with 43.22m 141'-09" at the GWC Outdoor Championships in Yankton, S.D. and 10th in the shot put (13.86m or 45'-05.75") as he helped his team repeat as conference champions ... was UVU's top performer in both the shot put (14.56m @ UNLV Classic) and discus (45.60m @ BYU Invitational) on the year.

Before Utah Valley:
Prepped at Hurricane High School ... lettered in track & field and qualified for State three years in a row ... a member of his 3A State track team in 2006 ... All-State in the shot put ... holds Hurricane High's shot put record of 56 feet ... also played basketball, baseball, and football in high school.

Personal:
Graduated from Hurricane High in 2006 with a 3.75 GPA ... was on the Honor Roll every year in high school as well as being the Student of the Year in Weightlifting ... loves to fly fish ... served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (2007-09) ... also recruited by SUU ... parents are Mark Best and Alice Torrey.