University of Iowa Athletics
Sprints

Christian Brissett

Class Fr.
Hometown Wyncote, Penn.
High School Cheltenham High

2017 — Indoor – placed third in 60 meters with a team-leading and collegiate-best 6.74 at Larry Wieczorek Invite… that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… ran collegiate-best 21.27 in 200 meters at Big Ten Championships… that time ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… also ran 60 meters at Big Ten meet (6.77)… ran 60 and 200 meters at Alex Wilson Invite (6.86, 21.41), Tyson Invite (6.79, 21.53), Meyo Invite (6.87, 21.66) and Border Battle (6.90, 21.92)… Outdoor – NCAA qualifier… ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that clocked a school-record 39.12 at the NCAA Championships and placed sixth at NCAA West Preliminary (39.22)… won 200 meters (20.75) and placed fifth in 100 meters (10.47) at Jim Click Shootout… the 200-meter time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that placed second at Big Ten Championships (39.75)… ran lead leg on 400-meter relay at Mt. SAC Relays (39.46) and Jim Click Shootout (39.59), which rank fifth and ninth, respectively, all-time at Iowa… ran lead leg on sprint medley relay that won Drake Relays title (3:20.40) and 400-meter relay that placed second (39.72)… placed third in 100 and 200 meters at Musco Twilight (10.43, 20.95)… letterwinner.

2016 — Indoor – led team in 200 meters (21.43)… placed second in 60 and 200 meters at Alex Wilson Invite (6.78, 21.72) and Big 4 Duals (6.78, 21.72), running events at Tyson Invite (6.90, 21.72) and Big Ten Championships (6.89, 21.52)… won 200 meters at Border Battle (21.74) and placed second in 60 meters at Iowa Duals (6.83)…  Outdoor – second team All-American… ran second leg on 400-meter relay that placed 16th at NCAA Championships (39.75)… NCAA qualifier, running second leg on 400-meter relay that placed ninth at NCAA West Preliminary (39.93)… ran lead leg on then-school record-setting 800-meter relay (1:23.36) and second leg on Big Ten Champion and team-leading 400-meter relay (39.44)… those times rank second and fourth, respectively, all-time at Iowa… ran third leg on team-leading sprint medley relay that won Drake Relays title in 3:18.53, which ranks fifth all-time at Iowa… placed sixth in 200 meters (21.48) and 10th in 100 meters (10.47) at Big Ten Championships… ran on 400-meter relay that ranks eighth all-time at Iowa (39.53)… placed sixth in 100 (10.43) and fourth in 200 meters (20.98) at Baldy Castillo Invite… ran 100 meters at Pepsi Florida Relays (10.43)… placed second in 200 (20.83) and third in 100 meters (10.58) at Jim Click Shootout… won 200 meters at Musco Twilight (21.20)… letterwinner.

High School — two-time state champion in 60 and 200 meters… national champion in the 100 and 200 meters (15-16 age group)… member of two state championship 800-meter relays and one 1,600-meter relay… holds three school records in 60 meters (6.82), 100 meters (10.60), and 1,600-meter relay… 100-meter district champion (2014)… competed at 2015 Penn Relays in 400-meter relay… 1,600-meter relay placed fifth at High School Boys Championship of America… honor roll student.

Personal — born March 31, 1997… son of Delroy Brissett and Sheryl Baxter… has one sibling, Chanel… human physiology major.

Brissett’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
60 Meters (I) 6.74 Larry Wieczorek Invitational 1/21/17
100 Meters (O) 10.43 3x, last at Musco Twilight 4/22/17
200 Meters (O) 20.75 at Jim Click Shootout 4/8/17