Stanford: The top point scorer from the Cardinal’s NCAA Outdoor runner-up squad last year ... Simply put, one of the greatest distance runners in team history ... An outstanding competitor, Brent ranks among the nation’s elite for 5000 and 10,000 meters.
1999 Track and Field Season (Junior): Finished in the top five in three events at the NCAA Championships ... Was the runner-up indoor for 5000 meters (13:53.52); helping lead the Cardinal to a second place team finish ... Outdoors finished third in the 10,000 meters (29:14.07) and fifth in the 5000 meters (14:08.74) at the NCAA Championships ... His performance in the 10K rounded out a 1-2-3 sweep of the event by Stanford for a second consecutive year ... With two laps remaining in the race, Brent charged to the front, with teammates Nathan Nutter and Jason Balkman in close pursuit ... The rest of the field was left behind ... Earlier in the season, ran 28:35.07 for 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational ... Part of a 1-2-3 sweep in the 1500 meters (3:47.90) at the Big Meet ... Finished ninth in the 10K at the USATF National Championships in June.
1998 Track and Field Season (Sophomore): The NCAA runner-up at 10,000 meters ... Part of an historic 1-2-3 sweep of the event by Stanford ... Ran a career best 28:32.60 for 10,000 meters earlier in the season ... Also ran 13:42.37 for 5000 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays ... The runner-up for 5000 meters at the Pac-10 Championships ... Finished fourth at the NCAA Indoor Championships for 5000 meters.
1997 Track and Field Season (Freshman): Broke the school records for 5000 and 10,000 meters in his first full season of competition for Stanford ... Finished as an All-American at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 5000 meters ... Ran 13:39.75 for 5000 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays, breaking the Cardinal’s 21-year-old school record by more than 13 seconds ... Ran 28:46.35 for 10,000 meters, smashing the 15-year-old school record by over eight seconds ... Finished seventh at the USATF National Championships in the 10,000 meters (29:18.78) as the youngest competitor in the field ... Placed fourth at the Pac-10 Championships in the 5000 meters.
1996 Track and Field Season: Redshirted ... Won the 5000 meters at the USATF Junior National Championships, earning his first national title and qualifying him to represent the United States at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Sydney, Australia ... His 5000 meter time of 14:16.89 was second fastest for American juniors.
1998 Cross Country Season (Senior): Earned a third consecutive All-America award in cross country with a 13th place finish at the NCAA Championships ... The third runner on Stanford’s second place team ... Finished sixth at the NCAA West Regional, and eighth at the Pac-10 Championships ... The individual titleist at the Arizona State Invitational ... Team captain.
1997 Cross Country Season (Junior): An NCAA All-American after finishing 17th at the national championships and helping to lead the Cardinal to a second straight NCAA team title ... Placed ninth at the NCAA West Regional and 12th at the Pac-10 Championships ... Also ran phenomenal races at the Stanford Invitational (fourth) and the Pre-NCAA Meet (eighth).
1996 Cross Country Season (Sophomore): Earned his first NCAA All-American award by finishing 14th ... Was Stanford’s fourth runner on the first ever NCAA Championship squad for the Cardinal ... Also competed at the NCAA West Regional and Pac-10 Championships, helping Stanford secure the team title in both races ... Captured the individual title at the USATF Junior National Cross Country Championships.
1995 Cross Country Season (Freshman): A key member of Stanford’s fifth place NCAA team ... Also competed at the NCAA Regional and Pac-10 Championships ... Finished 13th at the Pac-10 Meet ... Also notched top-20 finishes at the Stanford Invitational and Pre-NCAA Meet ... Runner-up at the USATF Junior National Cross Country Championships, earning a berth on the USA World Cross Country Team.
High School: A two-time Footlocker National High School Cross Country finalist ... Ran 4:12 for 1600 meters and 9:08 for 3200 meters at Kingwood High School.
Cardinal Catalogue: Human Biology major ... Born March 28, 1977.
Collegiate Career Bests: 1500 meters (3:47.90); 3000 meters (7:56.30); 5000 meters (13:39.75); 10,000 meters (28:32.60)