Brianna Faust
Brianna Faust
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Macungie, Pa.
High School: Emmaus
Position: Distance

As a Sophomore in 2012: Participated in six total events throughout the season and was one of the team’s most consistent distance runners…One of the best races for Faust on the year came on April 7 where she finished in second place at the George Davis Invitational with a time of 18:16.75 in the 1500m…Began the year with a 18:38.39 at the Fred Hardy Invitational on March 30 which was good for eighth place…Ran a 5:19.85 one mile time on April 14 at Brown, good for 14th place…Finished in fourth place in the 1500m, her only run of the season in that event, at MIT with a personal best time of 4:53.56 on April 21…Finished in fourth place again in the 3000m at Yale the following week with a time of 10:33.52…Closed out the year with a 14th place result in the 5000m at the NEC Championships as she crossed the line in 18:37.84 on May 5.

As a Freshman in 2011: Ran a season-best time of 4:54.19 in the 1,500-meter run at the Yale Springtime Invitational on May 1…Competed in the 5k at the NEICAAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 12, where she finished in 17:59.34.

Before Quinnipiac: Earned eight varsity letters as a two-sport athlete at Emmaus High School, running cross country and track... Was the 2006 PIAA Cross Country State Runner-up...Was PIAA Cross Country State Champions for three years, in 2007-2009...Helped her team become Lehigh Valley Conference Champions for four-straight years...Went to the Nike Team Regional Championship in New York, where her high school placed fifth in 2007 and 2008, and fourth in 2009...Placed 35 at the 2006 and 25th in 2008 at the PIAA State Cross Country Championships...She finished in the Top 10 at the Leigh Valley Conference Cross Country Championships and PIAA District XI Cross Country Championships for all four years...She placed second at the Leigh Valley Conference Championships and fourth at the PIAA District XI Cross Country Championships in 2009...Named Cross Country Team Captain in 2009...Ran the 5k in 18:39; the 3,200m in 11:27; the 1,600m in 5:11:14; and the 800m in 2:21...Was a member of the National Honors Society, Principal Honor Roll and Scholar Athlete Nominee for cross country and track...Graduated with honors.

Personal: A Native of Macungie, Pa...Daughter of David and Annemarie Faust...Is one of three triplets. Her sisters Amanda and Christina are also on the women's cross country and track teams at Quinnipiac...Studying to be a physician's assistant.