Brianna Larson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Walnut Creek, Calif.

High School:
Las Lomas HS '06

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance

Major:
English

2008: Ran 5,000 three times, 1,500 twice and 3,000 once... Best 5K was 17:16.19 at Stanford Invite... Hit 1,500 best of 4:40.04 at Cal-Nevada state meet... Competed at both indoor meets, running 3K (10:18.28) at Washington Invite and 5K (17:22.13) at Husky Classic... Captured Academic All-Big West distinction.

2007: Saw most action in 3,000, hitting season-best 10:24.41 in Sacramento State Dual... Placed 14th in 5,000 (18:38.57) at Div. I Independent Championships... Previous best was 18:46.38 during Aggie Open... Made one 1,500 appearance, running 4:49.90 in Causeway Dual.

CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in three meets in 2008, placing 7th in Aggie Open... Finished as team's No. 2 runner on three occasions in 2007, including NCAA West Regional (57th)... Also among Aggie scorers at Stanford (74th overall) and Big West Conference meet (33rd)... Earned Big West Academic All-Conference honors in 2007... Missed Div. I All-Independent honors by one place (11th), crossing as team's No. 3 runner... Led Aggies at Washington's Sundodger Invite and was team's No. 2 finisher at Willamette and Santa Clara meets... Earned Div. I Independent Athlete of the Week on Sept. 21.

LAS LOMAS HS '06: Finished 14th (19:37) at North Coast Section Div. II cross country meet as a senior... Two-time MVP... Qualifed for state championships as a junior by virtue of 4th-place showing (18:32) at NCS meet... Served as team captain as a senior... Earned track & field team's Most Inspirational honors... Qualified for CIF-NSC Meet of Champions three times in track, placing 15th in 3,200 (11:44.76) in 2006... Finished 14th (11:26.09) at 2004 MOC, after placing 4th at Tri-Valley advancing meet.

PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif.... English major... Parents are Mark & Mary Larson... Career highlight was winning Div. I Independent Athlete of the Week as a freshman... For good luck, ties a Hermes dime (a gift from her dad) to her racing flats and spikes.