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2011 Women's Cross Country Roster


Deanna Brasz

Class: SO
Height: 5-7
Previous School: Heritage Christian School
Hometown: Vineland Station, Ontario

2011-2012
XC:
Competed in six races for the Blue Raiders in 2011, collecting four top-25 finishes ... Best 5k time came at the Sun Belt Championships where she ran a 19:05 to finish 20th ... Began the season with a 24th-place finish at the 4k Belmont Opener, crossing the finish line in 15:12.67 ... Finished 22nd at the two-mile PowerAde Invitational with a time of 12:16 ... Ran a 5k time of 19:36.90 to place 53rd at the Commodore Classic ... Posted a time of 19:21.90 at the 5k Greater Louisville Classic while finishing 215th ... Best overall finish came when she finished fifth overall with a two-mile time of 12:13 at the Front Runner Invitational.

2010-2011
XC:
Led Blue Raider women in all six meets as a freshman ... Compiled three top-five finishes ... Clocked an 11:13 at the two-mile UTC Front Runner Invitational to finish fourth ... Ran a two-mile time of 11:27 to finish third at the UTC PowerAde Invitational ... Placed fourth at the Commodore Classic with a 5k time of 18:20.19 ... Finished ninth at the Sun Belt Championships with a 5k time of 18:37.00.

Indoor: Placed ninth in the 3,000 meters in a time of 10:26.81 at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships ... Won the 3,000 meters in a time of 10:21.13 at the Ed Temple Classic ... Took 16th in the 3,000 meters in a career-best time of 10:12.27 at the Rod McCravy Memorial.

Outdoor: Finished 17th in the 5,000 meters in 18:47.12 at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships ... Came in 11th in the 1,500 meters in a time of 4:55.29 at the Memphis Invitational ... Ran 16th in the 5,000 meters in a time of 18:55.65 at the Vanderbilt Invitational.

High School: Ran cross country and track under Stuart Galloway at Heritage Christian School ... Won the 3,000 meters and placed fourth in the 1,500 meters at the 2008 OFSAA Track meet ... Took sixth in the 3,000 meters at the 2007 OFSAA Track meet ... Personal bests of 10:02 in the 3,000 meters and 4:49.08 in the 1,500 meters ... Earned Heritage Christian SS Sportsmanship Award ... Named to the school honor roll every semester.

Personal: Deanna Timena Brasz ... Born April 14, 1993 ... Daughter of Rick and Yvette Brasz ... Majoring in biology.