The Tigers will travel to Austin, Tx., for the first round of the Championships
The senior was one of three to climb the podium on the final day
Markesh Woodson and Will Crocker will both advance to Saturday's finals
Peoples, Garton, and Fischer earned the first three podium finishes of the weekend
Other highlights include a pair of top-five NCAA performances in the throws
Hosted by Mississippi State @ Starkville, Miss., May 14-16, 2015 (photos by Jeff Curry)
Hosted by Univ. of Kentucky 01/23/2015 (Photos by Jeff Curry)
Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round at the University of Arkansas
MIZZOU PERSONAL RECORDS
Indoor Track & Field
Weight Throw - 19.37m (63-6.75) | SEC Championships | 02/23/2013
Outdoor Track & Field
Hammer Throw - 62.55m (205-2) | Missouri Relays | 03/23/2013
- 2013 NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier (hammer throw)
- 2012 Indoor All-Big 12 (weight throw)
- 2012 Outdoor All-Big 12 (hammer throw)
- 2012 Regional qualifier (hammer throw)
- 2011 USATF Junior National Championships qualifier (hammer throw)
Indoor Track -Bested his previous personal best in the weight throw (18.73m / 61-5.5) three times throughout the indoor season...Had an early start to the indoor season, traveling to the Cyclone Holiday Preview where he placed third in the weight throw with a mark of 18.46m (60-6.75)...Went on to finish second at the Missouri Invitational with a toss of 18.81m (61-8.5)...Broke through the 19-meter barrier at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge, finishing second with a mark of 19.01m (62-4.5)...Went on to place eighth at the SEC Championships with a personal record toss of 19.37m (63-6.75)
Outdoor Track- Brian continued his break-out year into the outdoor season, topping his previous best in the hammer throw in seven of the nine meets, starting with his personal record of 62.55m (205-2) at the Missouri Relays for a first-place finish...Went on to place second at both the Arkansas Spring Invitational and Crimson Tide Invitational, throwing 60.02m (196-11) and 61.34m (201-3), respectively...Was fifth overall at the SEC Championships, missing out on an All-SEC honor by two places, with his toss of 61.93m (203-2)...Ended out the season with a 27th-place finish at the NCAA West Preliminary Round
Indoor Track - Brian was an All-Big 12 honoree after his seventh place in the weight throw with a toss of 17.96m (58-11)...He also earned a new personal record in the weight throw, throwing 18.73m (61-5.5) to place third at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge...His second-best throw was at the Texas A&M Invitational, where he placed fourth with a mark of 17.98m (58-11.75).
Outdoor Track - Brian earned his second Al-Big 12 honor and a new personal record in the hammer throw after placing fifth with a mark of 59.66m (195-8.75)...He preceded that performance with a first place finish at the ESU Mid-Week Open, throwing 57.11m (187-4.5), he also took sixth in the discus at the meet...At the Tom Botts Invitational, Brian earned a new personal record in the discus, placing 11th with a throw of 45.47m (149-2.25).
Indoor Track - Competed unattached for the Tigers during the indoor season, and tallied season-best marks of 12.63m (41-5.25) in the shot put and 16.02m (52-6.75) in the weight throw...His season-best in the weight throw came at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge, while his PR in the shot put came at the MU KU Border Dual.
Outdoor Track - Competed at the CMU Open where he finished fifth in the hammer throw with a toss of 48.83m (160-2.5), and seventh in the discus with a mark of 40.71m (133-6.75)...Finished the season at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships, where he placed tenth in the hammer with a final throw of 58.04m (190-5).
Competed at Iberia R-V HS for coach Gary Hammock...Brian helped lead his team to four consecutive Frisco League Conference Championship titles (2007-2008)...As an individual, Brian was a four-time Conference and District Champion in discus (2008-2010) and shot put (2010)...He also earned three Sectional titles in the discus (2008-2010)...On the state level, he was five-time MSHSAA State Championship qualifier, earning an All-State honor in 2008 and winning the title for discus in 2009 and 2010...He also qualified for the shot put (2009, 2010)...On the national stage, Brian was a time USATF Junior Nationals qualifier for the hammer throw (2009)
Parents are Q. Brian and Ragenia...Born February 17, 1992 in Osage Beach MO...Was an Honor Roll and Academic Letter award earner during high school...Big 12 Commissions Honor Roll (fall 2010)...Is studying Finance and Banking Business at Missouri.
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