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Brianna Bain
Position: Javelin
Other Position: Javelin
Year: Senior
Hometown: Beaverton, Ore.
High School: Aloha
Major: Psychology
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* Three-time All-America *

Career Bests (thru 2015 indoors):

• Javelin: 183-10 (56.03)

Stanford Record Book:


Javelin: 1st

At Stanford:

• Has won Pac-12 titles in each of her first three seasons.
• Also has earned All-America honors in each of her first three seasons.

2015 Season:

• Opened season by finishing fifth at the Texas Relays, with a throw of 174-10.


• Did not compete.

2014 Season:

• Won her third consecutive Pac-12 title, with a toss of 178-11.
• Placed ninth at the NCAA Championships to earn second-team All-America honors.
• Her top throw was 171-9, on her third throw, enabling her to reach the  final.
• Was second in the NCAA West Prelims (169-10).
• Won the Big Meet at 178-1.
• Threw 180-5 in her opening meet, to win the Stanford Invitational with what  would be a season-best throw.
• Named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.


Did not compete.

2013 Season:

Ranked No. 5 in Track & Field News U.S. rankings.
• Her 183-10 was the No. 4 throw by an American in 2013.
• Repeated as Pac-12 champion, throwing 176-8 to set a USC stadium record.
• Earned her second first-team All-America honor by placing third at the NCAA Championships, throwing 176-1.
• Finished sixth at the USATF Championships, her highest senior national finish, with a throw of 174-0.
• Recipient of the Block 'S' Outstanding Female Sophomore Award at the Stanford Athletic Board awards.
• Has two top-three NCAA finishes.
• Became the third in history to win two Pac-12 women's javelin titles.
• Broke her own school record with a personal-best 183-10 to win the Big Meet (April 20).
• The mark achieved the USATF 'A' standard.
• Through the NCAA Championships, it was the longest throw by a collegian and No. 2 among Americans.
• Entered the NCAA's as the top qualifier at either NCAA Prelim, winning in Austin in 175-10.


Did not compete.

2012 Season:

• Finished second at the NCAA Championships in dramatic fashion.
• Threw personal record 180-2 on her sixth and final throw -- more than 12 feet farther than her second-best of the day.
• That throw ranked her at No. 9 on the 2012 U.S. performance list.
• Earned first-team All-America honors.
• Won the Pac-12 championship with a throw of 175-9.
• Was second at the NCAA West preliminary meet at 167-1.
• Advanced to the Olympic trials and in Eugene and placed 13th with a 162-4 throw in the prelims.
• Earned Pac-12 Field Athlete of the Week (April 17) after winning the Big Meet with a toss of 171-2.
• Finished second in the USATF junior national championships, with a throw of 161-2.


Did not compete.


• Finished 26th at the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain, with a throw of 156-3.

High School:

• Set the Aloha school record in the javelin with a toss of 164-1.
• A two-time All-American in the javelin.
• Named the Metro League Athlete of the year for 2010-11.
• Twice was fourth in the Oregon 6A state championship meet in the javelin.
• Three-time all-state and all-Metro League while at Aloha.
• Also played water polo and was a conference player of the year.
• Three-time all-league in water polo and basketball.
• Captain of the track team all four years.
• Won 12 varsity letters and played four sports.


• Majoring in psychology.
• Daughter of Don and Laura Bain.
• One older sister, Sarah, who was a setter on the volleyball team at Dominican University.
• Uncle Ernie Steele played was a running back in the NFL from 1942-48 -- seven seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles and one for the "Steagles," the one-season merger between the Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
• Uncle Don Duncan, the former swimming coach at University of Puget Sound, was an NAIA national coach of the year and is in the NAIA Hall of Fame.