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

As a Junior in 2012: Helped lift the Bobcats to yet another NEC crown, their eighth straight, after another dominating run wherein she earned her third consecutive All-NEC honors to start her career…Began her season at the Nassaney Memorial Race where she crossed the line in 19:33.2 to finish 42nd overall (out of 183)…Surged to a Top-5 finish at the Quinnipiac Invitational as she clocked in at 19:10.1 to earn 5th place…Posted an impressive time of 22:36 in a crowded field at the Paul Short Invitational to finish 155th out of 360…Continued to impress at the New England Varsity Championship where she crossed the line in 18:33.28 which was good enough for 62nd overall (out of 251) and fourth-best among the Bobcat contingent…Shined in the NEC Championship as she busted out of the gates and rang in a season-best time of 18:29.10 to give her a 12th place result (out of 91) and fourth-best on the team…Carried the momentum into the final race of 2012 where she finished a season-best second on the team at the NCAA Regional with a time of 22:06.6, good enough for 104th overall (out of 253).

As a Sophomore in 2011: Competed in the NCAA Regionals on Nov. 12 and finished in 23:38.30…Finished third among Bobcat runners and 7th overall with 19:16.50 at the Northeast Conference Championship on Oct. 29…Finished with a season-best 18:47 time at the New England Cross Country Championship on Oct. 8…Ran the Paul Short Women Gold 6k on Sep. 30 in 22:49…Placed 10th at the Monmouth Invitational on Sep. 17 with a time of 18:50.20…Finished the Fordham University Invitational on Sep. 10 at 18:55.

As a Freshman in 2010: Was the fifth Quinnipiac runner to finish at the Northeast Conference Championships on Oct. 30, placing 12th overall in 18:20.6...Finished fourth for the Bobcats with a time of 18:53 at the New England Championships on Oct. 9…Ran the Paul Short Invitational in 23:13 on Oct. 1…Ran at the Quinnipiac Invitational on Sept. 18, where she finished in 18:53…Finished the CCSU Invitational on Sept. 11 at 18:32...Placed seventh in 15:40.16 at the Seawolves Invitational on Sept. 4.

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.