University of Iowa Athletics

Jon Brandt

Class Fr.
Hometown Winona, Minn.
High School Winona

2014 — Track – did not compete… letterwinner.

2013 — Indoor – won 3,000 meters at adidas Classic with a collegiate-best 8:30.55… placed second in 3,000 meters at Iowa Open (8:30.74)… placed 15th in 5,000 meters at Meyo Invite (14:39.55), 21st at Big Ten Championships (14:41.45) and eighth at Iowa State Classic (14:43.62)… Outdoor – placed fourth in 3,000 meters with a team-leading 8:46.09 at Jim Click Shootout… placed 11th in 10,000 meters with a collegiate-best 30:16.62 at Drake Relays and 15th at Big Ten Championships (30:54.14)… placed 10th in 5,000 meters at Alabama Relays (15:00.01)… letterwinner.

2012 — Indoor – placed fifth in two miles (9:22.34) at New Year’s Classic… won 3,000 meters at Iowa Invite (8:44.09), placing seventh at Adidas Classic (8:41.83) and ninth at Iowa State Classic (8:37.97)… runner-up in 5,000 meters at ISU Qualifier (15:07.33)… Outdoor – placed fifth in 5,000 meters with a collegiate-best 14:32.61 at Musco Twilight XIII… placed sixth in 3,000 meters (8:36.93) at Arkansas Spring Invite… ran collegiate-best 10,000 meters (31:08.62) at Big Ten Championships… letterwinner… Cross Country – Iowa’s top finisher in three of six races… placed 59th at Big Ten Championships (8,000 meters-25:07) and 62nd at NCAA Midwest Regional (10,000 meters-31:57)… ran collegiate-best 8,000 meters at Pre-National Invite (24:40)… runner-up at Early Bird Invite (6,000 meters-18:44), placing fourth at Bradley Open (8,000 meters-25:17) and 24th at Roy Griak Invite (8,000 meters-25:20)… letterwinner.

2011 — Track – did not compete… Cross Country – ran collegiate-best 10,000 meters (31:52-96th) at Chile Pepper Festival and season-best 6,000 meters (19:43-7th) at Iowa Open… placed third at Iowa Invite (25:55-8,000 meters), 86th at Big Ten Championships (26:02-8,000 meters) and 96th at NCAA Midwest Regional (33:51-10,000 meters)… letterwinner.

2010 — Cross Country – ran season-best 25:13 (8,000 meters) at Bradley Classic, placing 39th… posted season-best 32:13 (10,000 meters) at NCAA Regional, finishing 91st… placed eighth (26:22) at Iowa Invite and 114th at Wisconsin Adidas Invite (25:25)… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.

High School — four-time state qualifier in cross-country, qualifying twice in track… five-time conference champion… four-time all-state and two-time all-conference selection… also competed in Nordic Skiing… coached by Jed Reisitter, Nate Uselding and John Ruggeburg.

Personal — born June 27, 1991… son of Tom and Chris Brandt… leisure studies major.