Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Gretchen Bartz
Other Position: Jumps
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Mountain View

2013: For the indoor season, Bartz competed at the Don Kirby Invitational in the long jump and posted a personal-best mark of 15-0.75 … Outdoors, Bartz’s personal-best mark of 16-11.5 in the long jump came at the Jim Click Shootout … At the Willie Williams Classic, she competed in the triple jump and had a personal-best mark of 37-10.5.

2012: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Mountain View High School, she lettered in cross country and track and field but primarily competed in the jumps, sprints and relays … Served as team captain as a senior and was named team MVP during her freshman and senior campaigns … A six-time all-state honoree while earning five all-region nods … Member of the honor roll, National Honor Society and graduated in the top-eight percent of her class.

PERSONAL: She is the daughter of Brent and Hope Bartz … Has three sisters … Both parents are Utah State alums where her mother competed in cross country and track and field and her father played football … Majoring in speech, language and hearing sciences.