Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Nick Brown
Nick Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maywood, Ill.

High School:
Proviso East

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 190

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
05/05/1986

AT ILLINOIS
2007 Outdoor
Competed in both the long jump and triple jump at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Took third in the long jump with a personal-best leap of 24-10 1/2 at the Big Ten Championships ... Also placed third in the triple jump at Big Ten's (51-1 1/2) ... Recorded season-best 51-7 1/4 in the triple jump in placing second at the Drake Relays ... Placed second in the triple jump at the Kansas Relays ... Took second in the triple jump and third in the long jump at the Willie Williams Classic.

2007 Indoor
Placed second in the long jump (24-9) and fourth in the triple jump (50-9 1/2) at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the long jump at the Dartmouth Relays and the Illinois Invitational ... Also won triple jump titles at the Dartmouth Relays and Carle/Health Alliance Invitational.

2006 Outdoor
Named an All-American in the triple jump after placing eighth at the NCAA Championships (51-7 1/4) ... Took ninth in the triple jump at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (49-10) ... Placed fourth in the triple jump (51-7 3/4, career-best) and sixth in the long jump (23-7 1/4) at the Big Ten Championships ... Took sixth in the triple jump and eighth in the long jump at the Drake Relays ... Won triple jump titles at the Tom Botts Invitational and Illinois Invitational.

2006 Indoor
Named an All-American in the long jump at the NCAA Championships, placing ninth (24-9 3/4) ... Placed fourth in the triple jump (50-4) and eighth in the long jump (23-9) at the Big Ten Championships ... Leaped an indoor career-best 25-2 1/2 in the long jump in taking second at the New Balance Invitational, also earning personal-best in the triple jump (51-9 1/4) ... Marked 50-11 in the triple jump and placed second at the Cyclone Classic ... Won triple jump titles at the Iowa Open and Carle/Health Alliance Invitational ... Took first in the long jump at the EIU Friday Night Special.

2005 Outdoor
Competed in the long jump and triple jump at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Finished seventh in the triple jump (48-0 1/2) and ninth in the long jump (23-9) at the Big Ten Championships ... Leaped season-best 50-2 1/2 in the triple jump at the Drake Relays, placing seventh ... Won triple jump titles at the Cal Relays, Big Blue Classic and Central Collegiate Championships ... Placed third in the long jump at the Florida Relays with season-best mark of 24-8 1/2.

2005 Indoor
Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the long jump, placing 14th ... Took third in the long jump at the Alex Wilson Invitational, leaping season-best 24-11 3/4 ... Took sixth in both the long jump and the triple jump at the Big Ten Championships ... Took fifth in the long jump at the Iowa State Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL
Named a 2004 high school All-American by Track & Field News in the long jump and triple jump ... USATF High School All-American ... Verizon High School All-American ... USA Junior Nationals long jump champion (24'04.50'') ... State champion in the long jump and triple jump ... Six-time sectional champion and five-time conference champion ... Runner-up in the long jump and triple jump at the Golden West Invitational ... Coached by Johnny Jenkins and Scotty Ware ... Earned three track and field letters and four basketball letters.

PERSONAL
Born May 5, 1986 ... Full name is Nicholas Myron Brown ... Son of Mario and Myrtle Brown ... Father was the first African-American basketball player at Texas A&M ... Has two brothers ... Majoring in architecture.

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
Long Jump: 25'2.5" (7.68m)
Triple Jump: 51'9.25" (15.78m)

Outdoor
Long Jump: 24'10.5" (7.58m)
Triple Jump: 51'7.75" (15.74m)

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