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    Brian Gagnon
    Brian Gagnon
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lowell, Mass.

    High School:
    Lowell High School

    Event:
    Mid-Distance

    Birthdate:
    05/08/1987

    As a Junior in 2007-2008:

    INDOOR: Brought home the 800-meter title at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 1:53.27...Finished in second place at the New England Championships with a time of 1:50.00 in the 800-meter run...Earned All-American Honors at the NCAA National Championships with his time of 1:51.87 in the 800-meter run...Finished in second place at the Harvard Select Meet in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:53.82... Turned in a second place showing at the Giegengack Invitational in the 1000-meter run in a time of 2:24.77...Was the top Husky finisher and fourth overall at the highly competitive New Balance Collegiate Invitational in the 500-meter dash with a time of 1:02.53...Was second at the Lafayette-Rider Invitational in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:50.74.

    OUTDOOR: Finished in eighth at the BIG EAST Championships in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:52.93, also member of 4x400 meter relay team that finished in third place with a time of 3:12.39...Brought home the 800-meter title at the IC4A Championships with a time of 1:49.78...Clocked 1:49.57 at the NCAA East Regional Championships in the 800-meter run...Finished in first place at the Miami Elite Invitational with a time of 1:50.03 in the 800-meter run...Was the top overall finisher at the UConn Springtime Invitational in the 1500-meter run with a time of 3:55.80...Member of 4x400 meter relay team the turned in a time of 3:12.06 at the World Famous Penn Relays.

    As a Sophomore in 2006-2007:

    INDOOR: Finished fourth with a time of 1:03.07 in the 500-meter run at the BIG EAST Championships...Captured the title in 1000-meter run with a time of 2:28.69 at the New England Championships...Finished in second in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:56.58, also finished fifth overall in the mile-run with a time of 4:18.06...Took first in the 1000-meter run with a time of 2:25.81 at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games...Member of relay team that finished in third at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in the DMR with a time of 9:51.77...Finished in first place with a winning time of 1:02.62 in the 500-meter run at the St. Valentine Invitational.

    OUTDOOR: Earned his first individual title as he was crowned champion in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:51.30 at the BIG EAST Championships...Turned in UConn's best showing as he earned a ninth place finish in the 800-meter run with time of 1:49.36 at the NCAA East Regional Championships...Earned a second place finish with a time of 1:49.85 in the 800-meter run at the Sea-Ray Relays...Took fourth place in the 1500-meter run with his time of 3:56.24 at the Husky Spring Invitational...Ran on the 4x800 meter relay at the Penn Relays in the "Championship of America" and placed 11th with a time of 7:32.78.

    As a Freshman in 2005-2006:

    INDOOR: Finished fifth at the BIG EAST Championships in the 800-meter run in a time of 1:51.32...Captured the title with a time of 1:03.23 in the 500-meter dash at the New England Championships...Won the 1000-Meter Run at the Penn State Meet in a time of 2:26.93...Turned in a third place showing in the 500-meter dash in a time of 1:02.99 at the St. Valentine Invitational.

    OUTDOOR: Member of the Relay team that won the 4x800-meter relay at the BIG EAST Championships in a time of 7:23.53...Finished second at the South Florida Invitational in the 800-meter run in a time of 1:54.31...Took third place with a time of 49.00 Seconds in the 400-meter dash at the UConn Invitational...Turned in a third place showing at the second UConn Invitational with a time of 48.97 in the 400-meter dash... Member of a team that finished in fourth place at the Penn Relays with legs of 1:51.0, 1:53.5, 1:52.1 and 1:47.8.

    High School: Holds the indoor school record in the 800-Meter (1:52.5), 1000-Meter (2:30.06), and Mile (4:20.08)...Holds the outdoor school record in the 400-Meter (49.3), 800-Meter (1:53.8), and Mile (4:17.8).

    Personal: A sociology major...Born May 8, 1987.