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Josiah Stanton-Brooks Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 06/25/2010

 

2013 Outdoor: Did not compete

 

2012-13 Indoor: All-Conference honoree … Placed second in the 800 m run at 2012-13 Big South Indoor Championships, timing in at 1:57.79 in finals of the event … Ran the third leg on GWU's fourth place 4x400 m relay at 2012-13 Big South, helping the quartet achieve a season best time of 3:21.30 … Also ran on GWU's seventh place DMR relay (10:49.57) at BSC Indoor Championships … Achieved a personal best 800 m time in placing fifth at the Tiger Paw Invitational, crossing the finish line at 1:54.33 … Also ran a personal best 1 mile run time (4:31.07) at the Tiger Paw Invitational (Clemson, S.C.) … Won the 1 mile run (4:36.96) at the season-opening Appalachian Indoor Invitational 

2012 Outdoor: Earned All-Conference honors with a third place finish in the 800 m run at 2013 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Ran 1:52.28 in the event … Achieved a personal best time in the 800 m run at the 49er Classic (1:51.98), third best in the event … Competed at the Florida Relays, placing 25th in the 800 m run (1:52.68) … Took second at the Winthrop Twilight in the 800 m run (1:53.73) … Achieved a season best 1,500 m time at the 49er Classic (3:58.43) … Turned in a personal best time in the 400 m dash at the Carolina’s Cup, racing home in 48.99 … Also achieved a personal best 200 m time by finishing in 23.43 at the Weems Baskin Invitational … Anchored the ninth place 4x400 m relay (3:31.04) at the Big South Championship meet … Part of the season best 4x400 m relay (3:17.74) at the Winthrop Invitational, helping the squad achieve a third place finish in the event

2011-12 Indoor: Ran the 800 m Run in a season best time of 1:55.87 at the Tiger Paw Invitational ... Finished fifth in the event.  Finished the 800 m Run in 1:57.38 at the Niswonger Invitational ...Raced to an 8th place finish in the 800 m Run at 2011-12 Big South Conference Indoor Championships, crossing the finish line in 1:56.09 in the event

2011 Outdoor: One leg of the 4x400 meter relay team that posted a fourth-place finish with a time of 3:19.41 at the 2011 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Posted an eighth-place finish in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:02.50 at the 2011 Big South Championships ... Took first-place in the 800 meter run with a personal best time of 1:52.21 at the Carolina's Cup ... The final leg of the 4x400 meter relay team that crossed the finish line in third-place overall at the Carolina's Cup with a time of 3:21.86 ... Crossed the finish line in first-place overall in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:55.36 at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational ... Posted a ninth-place finish in the 1500 meter run with a school-record time of 3:56.44 at the 49er Classic ... Also posted a time of 2:02.86 in the 800 meter run at the 49er Classic ... Part of the 4x400 meter relay team that crossed the finish line in 10th-place overall with a time of 3:20.48 at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic ... Turned in a time of 1:55.42 in the 800 meter run to place 17th overall at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic ... Finished 13th overall in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:52.36 at the Clemson Tiger Final Qualifier.

2010-11 Indoor: Capped off the 2010-11 Indoor season with a second-place finish in the 800 meter run at the 2010-11 Big South Conference Indoor Championships, earning all-conference honors with a time of 1:55.19 ... Was a part of the 4x400 meter relay team which finished fourth at the Big South Championships with a time of 3:21.46 ... Ran a season and personal best time of 1:54.62 in the 800 meter run at the Niswonger Invitational, good enough for fifth-place ... Placed second in the 1000 meter run at the Liberty Open with a GWU school record time of 2:32.52 ... Was a key leg in the 4x400 meter relay which took third at the Liberty Open with a time of 3:25.79 ... Came in 17th-place in the Liberty Open's 1 mile run, clocking in at 4:34.90 ... Competed in the 3000 meter run (9:22.44) as well as the 4x400 meter relay (3:46.72) at the Appalachian Opener.

2009-10 Outdoor: Took fifth-place in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:54.19 at the 2010 Big South Championships ... Part of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished in fifth-place with a time of 3:22.96 at the 2010 Big South Championships ... Crossed the finish line in third-place overall in the 800 meter run at the Inaugurals Carolinas Cup with a time of 1:53.19 ... Placed eighth with a personal best time of 1:52.59 in the 800 meter run at the Orange & Purple Classic ... Crossed the finish line in 10th-place overall with a time of 1:54.31 in the 800 meter run at the Charlotte 49er Classic ... Set a personal best time of 4:04.21 in the 1500 meter run at the Charlotte 49er Classic ... Took 16th-place in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:13.71 at the Asics Winthrop Invitational ... Placed 17th overall in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:08.81 at the 2010 High Point VertKlasse Invitational ... Turned in a time of 1:53.36 in the 800 meter run at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Also turned in a time of 1:53.41 in the 800 meter run at the Georgia Invitational ... Was one leg of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished fourth with a time of 3:36.45 at the Inaugural Carolinas Cup ... One leg of the 4x400 meter relay unit that took second-place at the Asics Winthrop Invitational with a time of 3:19.10.

2009-10 Indoor: Picked up an eighth-place finish in the 800 meter run at the 2010 Big South Indoor Championships with a time of 2:10.08 ... Turned in a 800 meter run preliminary time of 1:55.85 at the conference indoor championship meet ... One leg of the 4x400 meter relay unit that crossed the finish line in fifth-place with a time of 3:24.22 at the 2010 Big South Indoor Championships ... Also a member of the distance medley relay team that placed seventh at the 2010 Big South Indoor Championships with a time of 10:53.72 ... Took second-place overall in the 800 meter run with a personal best time of 1:55.17 at the Niswonger Invitational ... Also ran one leg of the distance medley relay unit that picked up a fourth-place finish at the Niswonger Invitational with a GWU school record time of 10:29.47 ... Crossed the finish line in fifth place in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:58.34 at the Appalachian Open ... Also picked up a 13th-place finish at the Appalachian Open with a time of 4:53.05 in the 1-mile run ... Placed eighth overall in the 800 meter run at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a time of 1:56.12 ... Crossed the finish line in 10th-place in the 3000 meter run with a time of 9:37.85 at the Appalachian Invitational ... Picked up a fourth-place finish in both the 400 meter dash (51.90) and in the 300 meter dash (39.00) at the Appalachian Mountaineer Open ... Also finished in ninth-place in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.92 at the Appalachian Mountaineer Open.

Before Gardner-Webb: Attended Union Grove High School in Georgia ... Was the two-time All-Region Champion in the 800 and 1600 in track and field ... Finished third in the state in the 800 meter run in 2009 ... Was the Great American Cross Country Invitational Champion in 2008 ... Was part of the 4x800 team that finished fourth at the state meet ... Was named All-Region as both a senior and a junior ... Was a state qualifier as both a senior and a junior ... Was the team MVP in both his senior and junior seasons ... Was the team captain of both the cross country and track and field teams as a senior ... Set personal best times of 1:55.14 in the 800, 16:25 in the 5k and 4:30 in the 1600 meter run.

Personal: Josiah Avante Stanton-Brooks was born in Seattle, Washington on August 6 ... Qualified for U.S. Olympic Trials in 2012 for Table Tennis ... Double majoring in Spanish and Psychology ... Minoring in Sociology

 


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