2020 — Indoor – ran mile at Black & Gold Invite (5:17.10)… academic All-Big Ten.
2019 — Indoor – ran 1,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (3:04.15), mile at Larry Wieczorek Invite (5:10.42) and 800 meters at Black & Gold Premier (2:21.81). Outdoor – ran 1,500 meters at Florida Relays (4:57.80).
2018 — Cross Country – competed in five of seven races… ran career best at the NCAA Midwest Regional (22:34.0-6,000 meters)… ran 4,000-meter race at the Hawkeye Invitational (15:52.3)… letterwinner.
Prior to Iowa — Seven-time All-Conference honoree, 2016 Girls Catholic Athletic Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Year… Holds 1,600-meter relay school record (3:56.39) from 2015… coached by Abraham Jones, Justin Frierson, and Kelly Malone… competed in 2016 USATF Junior Olympic Championships in the 3,200-meter relay (9:21.80) and won gold… ran fastest 5,000 meters (18:46.40) and 800-meters (2:18.21) at University of Tennessee-Martin during collegiate freshman season.
Personal — Born Dec. 23, 1998… daughter of Sylvia and Steven Bryja… has one sister, Sara Bryja… Sport and Recreation major.
|Bryja’s Collegiate Bests|
|800 Meters (I)||2:21.85||Black & Gold Premier||1/26/19|
|1,000 Meters (I)||3:04.15||Hawkeye Invitational||1/12/19|
|1,500 Meters (O)||4:57.80||at Florida Relays||3/29/19|
|Mile (I)||5:10.42||Larry Wieczorek Invitational||1/19/19|
|4,000 Meters (CC)||15:52.3||Hawkeye Invitational||8/31/18|
|5,000 Meters (CC)||19:03.8||at Notre Dame Invitational||9/28/18|
|6,000 Meters (CC)||22:34.0||at NCAA Regional||11/9/18|