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Braeden Collins
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Braeden Collins

Distance

Hometown Villa Rica, Ga.
Last School Alexander
Year Junior
Event Distance
Braeden Collins

Biography

2019 Track:
Indoor: Competed at five meets… finished second while running a personal-best mile of 4:09.29 at the Music City Challenge… earned a top-10 finish in the 3K at the Power Five Invitational with a time of 8:24.96… set a PR in the 1000m turning in a time of 2:34.52 at the Clemson Orange & Purple Elite. Outdoor: Competed at seven meets… set a PR in the 1500m with a time of 3:51.12 at the FSU Relays… set a 5K PR at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 14:24.55… reached a PR in the 800m turning in a time of 1:54.88, and also ran the 1500m in 3:53.25  the Georgia Tech Invitational… finished second in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a time of 3:54.81…

2018 Cross Country: Competed at five meets… ran a personal-best 7K finishing in 24:44.1 at the Georgia Bulldog Invitational… ran a personal-best 8K time of 24:33.9 at the ACC Championships… competed in the 10K at the NCAA South Region Cross Country Championships, turning in a time of 32:39.2… set a PR running the 8.369K in 26:11.2 at the Penn State Nationals Open.

2018 Track:
Indoor: Competed in three indoor events his freshman year … recorded a 14:52.71 in the 5K at the Vanderbilt Invitational … ran a 8:39.26 3K at the Orange & Purple Invite .. turned in a season-best mile time of 4:20.93 at the Music City Challenge. Outdoor: Primarily a 1500 runner with one 800m appearance … turned in a season-best 3:58.20 – his first sub-4 time of his career – in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational to finish ninth … also recorded a 1:57.60 in the 800m at the Georgia Tech Invite.

High School:
Attended Alexander High School … four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field (distance team) … 2016 6A cross country individual and team champion … 6A state track and field champion in 1600m and 3200m in 2016 … anchored the state record-setting 4×800 team with a total time of 7:46.

Personal:
Intends on majoring in engineering but has not declared a concentration.

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