Courtney Brown
Courtney  Brown


Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine HS





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SEC Title, School Record Highlight Day One at SEC Championships

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School Record from LaQuisha Jackson Closes Tom Botts Invite

Other highlights include a pair of top-five NCAA performances in the throws


2015 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Hosted by Mississippi State @ Starkville, Miss., May 14-16, 2015 (photos by Jeff Curry)


Rod McCravy Memorial Meet - Day One

Hosted by Univ. of Kentucky 01/23/2015 (Photos by Jeff Curry)

(Updated: 03/05/2015)

Cross Country
5,000m Run - 18:01 | Notre Dame Invitational | 09/30/2011
6,000m Run - 20:58.60 | Big 12 Championships | 11/12/2011
Indoor Track & Field
Mile Run - 5:08.08 | Wisconsin v. Missouri Dual | 01/18/2014
3,000m Run - 9:56.65 | Armory Track Invitational | 01/31/2015
5,000m Run - 17:09.85 | SEC Championships | 02/27/2015
Outdoor Track & Field
1500m Run - 4:48.23 | Missouri Relays | 03/23/2013
3,000m Run - 10:41.74 | Missouri Relays | 04/12/2014
5,000m Run - 17:05.21 | Ole Miss Invitational | 04/13/2013
10,000m Run - 37:53.49 | SEC Championships | 05/10/2013


Seasons' Bests
5000m (XC) - 18:40.00  |  Forest Park Cross Country Festival (St. Louis, Mo.)  |  09/12
6000m (XC) - 21:24.40  |  Midwest Regional (Peoria, Ill.)  |  11/14
Mile (Ind.) - 5:13.34  |  Missouri Invitational (Columbia, Mo.)  |  01/16
3000m (Ind.) - 9:56.65  |  Armory Track Invitational (New York City, NY)  |  01/31
5000m (Ind.) - 17:09.85  |  SEC Championships (Lexington, Ky.)  |  02/27

Cross Country - Courtney competed in six meets throughout the cross country season, starting with the season-opening Illini Challenge, where she placed 14th with a final time of 19:05.00 on the 5000m course...Hit a season's best of 18:40.00 for the 5000m run at the Forest Park Cross Country Festival, placing 17th overall...Closed the season at the SEC Championships in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships in Peoria, Ill., where she placed 53rd and 60th, respectively...Timed through with a season's best 21:24.40 at the Midwest Regional to cross in fourth for the Tigers.
Indoor Track - Courtney hit two new PR's during the indoor season, starting with a new best time in the 3000m run at the Armory Track Invitational, where she crossed in 9:56.65 for 24th overall...Before the Armory, though, came the season-opening Border Battle in Iowa City, Ia., where courtney placed third in the 3000m run (10:18.40)...Followed that performance up with a second place finish at home in the mile during the Missouri Invitational...Traveled to the prestigious Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, where she placed seventh in the 5000m with a then-indoor PR of 17:39.33...She would improve upon that time at the Tyson Invitational, where she crossed in 17:28.32 for fifth before ending the season at the SEC Championships in Lexington, Ky., crossing in 18th with a final PR of 17:09.85.

Seasons' Bests
5000m (XC) - 18:29.70  |  Notre Dame Invitational (South Bend, Ind.)  |  10/04
6000m (XC) - 21:39  |  Bradley Classic (Peoria, Ill.)  |  10/18
Mile (Ind.) - 5:08.08  |  Wisconsin v. Missouri (Madison, Wisc.)  |  01/18
3000m (Ind.) - 10:02.72  |  Tyson Invitational (Fayetteville, Ark.)  |  02/15
5000m (Ind.) - 17:40.17  |  SEC Championships (College Station, Tx.)  |  03/01
3000m (Out.) - 10:41.74  |  Missouri Relays (Columbia, Mo.)  |  04/12
5000m (Out.) - 17:38.10  |  Tom Botts Invitational (Columbia, Mo.)  |  05/03

Cross Country - Courtney competed in six races for the Tigers throughout the 2013 cross country season...She was the fourth finisher for the squad at the Mizzou v. Arkansas Dual, placing 12th overall with a final time of 14:38 for the 4000m course...Ran her best time of the season at the Bradley Classic with a final time of 21:39, placing 21st on the 6000m course...Competed at the SEC Championships and the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships for the black and gold, placing 47th and 57th, respectively.
Indoor Track - Courtney kicked off her season at the Wisconsin v. Missouri Dual, where she placed fourth in the first indoor mile of her Tiger career (5:08.08)...She went on to move up in events, taking to the track in the 3000m run at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet and Tyson Invitational...She earned a new PR in the event during the Tyson Invitational, crossing in 10:02.72 for 12th in the field...Closed her season at the SEC Championships, where she donned the black and gold in the 5000m run, crossing in 17:40.17.
Outdoor Track - Took to the track twice during the outdoor season, starting at the Missouri Relays where she claimed her career's first event win in the 3000m run (10:41.74)...Closed out her season at the Tom Botts Invitational where she crossed in 17:38.10 for the 5000m run.

Seasons' Bests
5000m (XC) - 18:13.83  |  Greater Louisville Classic (Louisville, Ky.)  |  09/29
6000m (XC) - 22:02.68  |  SEC Championships (Nashville, Tenn.)  |  10/26
3000m (Ind.) - 10:07.54  |  Rod McCravy Memorial Meet (Lexington, Ky.)  |  01/26
1500m (Out.) - 4:48.23  |  Missouri Relays (Columbia, Mo.)  |  03/23
5000m (Out.) - 17:05.21  |  Ole Miss Invitational (Oxford, Miss.)  |  04/13
10,000m (Out.) - 37:53.49  |  SEC Championships (Columbia, Mo.)  |  05/10

Cross Country - Courtney ran consistently in the top seven throughout the season for the Tigers...She started the season with a 16th place overall finish, fifth for the Tigers, at the Iowa State Invitational, navigating the 5000m course in 19:22...Improved upon that time with an 18:13.81 finish at the Greater Louisville Classic, once again scoring for the black and gold as their fifith finisher...Closed in 22:18 for the first 6000m run of the season at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational...Was third for the Tigers at their first SEC Championships, hosted by Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn., crossing in 22:02.68 for 62nd overall...Ended the season as the Tigers' seventh finisher at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Springfield, Mo.
Indoor Track - Started the indoor season at home with the Missouri Invitational, placing third in the 3000m run (10:23.69)...Earned a PR in the 3000m run at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, crossing in 10:07.54...Ended the season representing the Tigers at the SEC Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.
Outdoor Track - Courtney doubled-up at the season-opening Missouri Relays, running in both the 1500m and 5000m runs...Placed second in the 5000m run (17:31.37) and fourth in the 1500m (4:48.23)...Earned a new PR in the 5000m run during the Ole Miss Invitational, finishing fourth in 17:05.21...Competed at the SEC Outdoor Championships, hosted by Missouri, placing 27th in the 10,000m run (37:53.49).

Seasons' Bests
5000m (XC) - 18:01  |  Notre Dame Invitational (09/30)
6000m (XC) - 20:58.60  |  Big 12 Championships (10/29)

Cross Country - Courtney kicked off her career as a Tiger with a fifth-place finish at the Saluki Early Bird 4000m run, crossing the line in 15:04...She was seventh in the Missouri Cross Country Challenge, clocking in at 18:36.42 for the 5000m course...Took 78th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a final 5000m time of 18:01, good for a season's best...Finished the 6000m course at the Bradley Classic in 21:48.52 for 13th overall...Took 38th at the Big 12 Championships, running a 6000m season's best of 20:58.60...Competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional, where she placed 53rd in 22:28.32.
Indoor Track - Competed unattached at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge, racing the 5000m run in 17:57.70 for fifth overall.
Outdoor Track - Competed unattached at the Kansas Relays, crossing in 17:57.04 for 5000m.

1600m - 5:06  |  3200m - 10:49  |  3-mile (XC) - 16:44  |  5000m (XC) - 18:05

Courtney ran for Palatine HS under coaches Steve Currins and Joe Parks...She also ran for the Palatine XC Club...CROSS COUNTRY...She was a member of the 2009 IHSA Championship title-winning cross country team...In 2010, they were runners-up at the IHSA Cross Country Championships, and went on to take eighth at the Nike Cross Nationals...As an individual, Courtney finished 19th at the 2009 IHSA Cross Country Championships, followed by a fourth place finish in 2010...TRACK & FIELD...She was the 2010 and 2011 Sectional Champion in the 3200m run...Named Female Track Athlete of the Year.

Parents are Gregory and Sharon...Born September 24, 1992...In high school, Courtney was an All-Academic senior and an eight-time Honor Roll student...Is studying Communication Science and Disorders at Missouri.

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