Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Brandon Carrel
Brandon Carrel

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Urbana, Ill.

High School:
Urbana High School

Height:
5-11

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
05/31/1994

I/O Eligibility:
SO/SO

01/09/2013

2013 Men's Track and Field Season Outlook

Underclassmen look for breakthrough season

AT ILLINOIS
2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships ... Tied for fourth at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invite with a personal-best mark of 4.76m.

Indoor:
Competed at the Big Ten Championships and placed 17th with a personal-best mark of 4.86m ... Recorded two top-five finishes during the season, placing fourth at the Orange & Blue Open and fifth at the Spire Invitational.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Did not compete.

Indoor: Did not compete.

High School
Placed 1st at IHSA Class AA state finals pole vault in 2011 ... Participated in IHSA Class AA pole vault state finals in 2012 ... Earned 6 varsity letters, 4 in track and field and two in cross country.

Personal
Born May 31, 1994 ... Son of Bryan and Lori Carrel ... Has one sibling, Tyler Carrel ... Hobbies include Ultimate Frisbee, gaming, racquetball, and programming ... His biggest thrill in sports is clearing new heights ... The person that most influenced his athletic career is his dad, who is the volunteer pole vault coach for the Illini ... Planning to major in computer science.

Carrel's Personal Bests
Outdoor
Pole Vault: 15-7 ¼ (4.76m) - Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational (3/29/14)

Indoor
Pole Vault: 15-11 ¼ (4.86m) - Big Ten Championships (2/28/14)

Updated July 2014

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