Brynna Thigpen
Brynna  Thigpen

RS Senior

Santa Rosa, Calif.

High School:
Maria Carillo HS '13




Aggies abound on Big West fall honor roll

Twenty-six student-athletes from five fall sports earn All-Academic awards


Goins leads the way for Aggies in cross country home finale

Senior finishes third as four UC Davis runners place in the top 10


Aggies host Doc Adams Open in home finale

UC Davis hosts final event prior to West Regional competition


Women second, Men sixth at Big West Championships

Kirkegaard earns all-conference honors, finishing 10th to pace the Aggie women


Leung, Ceja pace Aggies in a pair of Saturday meets

Leung leads the way at Pre-Nationals, while Ceja posts his third top-10 finish of the season

2016: BIG WEST ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... Competed in six meets for the Aggies... Made her UC Davis cross country debut at the Aggie Open to start the year, finishing 13th with a 4K time of 15:14... Later posted a top-five finish at the Doc Adams Open over the same course, finishing fifth with a time of 22:44.9... Posted a season-best 6K time of 21:51.5 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational in Sunnyvale, Calif... Also represented the Aggies at the Big West Conference Championships with a time of 23:50.9.

Joins the UC Davis cross country team for her first season after running track for the Aggies… Has personal bests of 2:17.58 in the 800m and a time of 4:48.94 in the 1500m.

Finished 58th at the CIF state championships as a senior with a time of 19:14… Finished 26th at the CIF North Coast Section championships earlier that year with at imd of 20:53… Ended the day second at the North Bay League championships with a time of 18:20… Finished 48th at the state championships as a junior and eighth at the section championships (18:57)  that year… Also finished 14th as a freshman and 26th as a sophomore at the CIF North Coast Section championships… All-Empire Girls Cross Country first team selection as a senior… All-North Bay League first team selection as a junior

Parents are Greg and Kristin… Her brother, Calvin, is a 2011 graduate of UC Davis and a member of the Aggies' cross country and track teams… Calvin earned all-region honors and All-Big West Conference laurels as a senior… Her sister-in-law, Abbey, was also a member of the UC Davis cross country and track teams… Was an intern with the State Department in Cameroon in 2015… Lists her career sports highlight as qualifying for the Boston Marathon in 2014… If she could play another sport at UC Davis, it would be soccer, volleyball, or gymnastics… The top three things on her bucket list are to visit every continent, become fluent in French, and write a book.


4K 15:14 9/3/16 Aggie Open
5K 18:43 9/16/16 Bill Dellinger Invitational
6K 21:51.5 10/15/16 Santa Clara Bronco Invitational