Men's Cross Country

Brian Biekert
Brian Biekert
Year: So.
Hometown: Groton, CT
High School: Fitch

Collegiate Personal Bests:
800 Meter Run: 1:56.29
1,000 Meter Run: 2:36.08
1,500 Meter Run: 3:56.13
One Mile Run: 4:24.00
5,000 Meter Run: 15:11.88

2012 Outdoor Track: Placed first in the 1,500 meter run at the University of Massachusetts Spring meet with a time of 3:56.13...Finished third in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 15:11.88 at the Second Annual Yellow Jacket Invitational...Placed sixth at the Northeast Conference Outdoor Championships in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 3:58.32...Finished seventh in the 800 meter run at the Holy Cross Invitational with a time of 1:56.29...Ran the second leg of the men's 4x800 meter relay at the New England Outdoor Championships, team finished 13th in 7:56.16...Finished 24th in the 5,000 meter run at the NEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 15:59.14.

2012 Indoor Track: Placed seventh in the 800 meter run at the Yale Intercollegiate Track Classic with a time of 1:59.17...Finished eighth in the 1,000 meter run with a time of 2:36.08 at the University of Connecticut Winter Invitational...Ran the second leg of the men's 4x400 meter relay, the team ran a 3:35.78 for 12th place at the Yale Intercollegiate Track Classic.

2011 Cross Country: Participated in six of the Blue Devils' eight meets during his freshman season...His best performance was at the CCSU Mini Meet on Oct. 12 where he ran a 15:51 for 18th place…Had an impressive showing at the Northeast Conference Championship meet on Oct. 29 where he earned 35th place with a time of 28:09.40…Placed 79th out of 143 at the Monmouth Invitational on Sept. 17 and 156th out of 240 at the 2011 NCAA Division I Northeast Regional Championships on Nov. 12…Earned 60 points for the Devils at the Ted Owens Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 24…Also participated in the sub-varsity meet at the 2011 New England Cross Country Championships on Oct. 8 where he placed 181st out of 294 participants with a time of 29:13.

Before Central: Received New London Day All-Area and All-ECC honors for indoor and outdoor track & field in his senior year...Set a school record for the 2K steeplechase at Fitch High School in Groton, CT...Indoor ECC champion in the 4x400m and 4x800m relays...Runner-up in the 600m.