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Brea Garrett
Position: Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Arlington, Texas
High School: Martin
Experience: 2 Letters

Junior (2014):

Indoors – Produced an incredible series of throws in becoming the collegiate leader for 2014 and the No. 10 collegian all-time with a 74-4 ½ (22.66) victory at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational … Series included five attempts which bettered her previous school record and three throws that surpassed 71 feet … Series included: 65-6 (19.96), 69-10 ¾ (21.30), 72-9 ¼ (22.18), 68-6 (20.88), 71-4 (21.74), 74-4 ¼ (22.66) … Opened her junior campaign with a weight throw win (64-10 ½ / 19.77) and shot put runner-up (51-3 ½ / 15.63) at Reveille Invitational … Finished second in weight throw (63-6 / 19.35) and third in shot put (50-6 / 15.39) in Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational … Broke school record in weight throw with a 68-3 ¾ (20.82) effort to win the Texas A&M Triangular with LSU and Texas Tech, placed second in shot put (47-6 ¼) … Won Razorback Invitational weight throw with a 66-8 (20.32) toss and placed seventh in shot put (47-2 ¼) … Placed sixth in shot put at Texas A&M Aggie Invitational (45-7 ¼).

Sophomore (2013): Season best mark in hammer was 170-0 (51.82) for second place at John McDonnell Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. … Recorded three fouls in hammer at SEC Championships … Opened season with sixth place in hammer at Arizona State Baldy Castillo Invitational (149-7), then placed fourth at Oregon Pepsi Team Invitational (152-9) … Also threw 162-0 for eighth place at LSU Alumni Gold … In shot put placed eighth in the SEC Championships with a season and career best of 51-1 (15.57) … Qualified for NCAA field, placing 38th (48-3 ½) in the West Preliminary rounds … Won the ASU Baldy Castillo shot put with a 50-3 ¼ (15.32) effort … Finished fourth at UTA Bobby Lane Inv. (48-1 ¾) and 11th at Texas Relays (48-6) … Runner-up in shot put at Oregon Pepsi Team Invitational (47-5 ¼), fourth at Arkansas’ McDonnell Inv. (46-5 ½), third at LSU Alumni Gold (48-10) and seventh at Texas State Bobcat Classic (49-2 ½).

Indoors – SEC runner-up in weight throw with a school record effort of 65-11 ½ (20.10) … Opened season with a PR of 58-10 (17.93) to win Reveille Invitational … Following a meet with three fouls at the A&M 12-Team Invitational, she established another PR with a 59-9 ¾ (18.23) for third place at Texas A&M Triangular against LSU and Arkansas … Improved again, by nearly five feet, to 64-7 (19.68) for runner-up finish at Texas A&M Mondo Challenge … After placing eighth (60-7 ¼ / 18.47) at Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York City, she won the Texas A&M Invitational with a 61-2 (18.64) … Wrapped up indoor season placing third (62-9 ¼ / 19.14) at LSU Invitational … In shot put set a career best of 52-2 ¾ (15.92) for third place in LSU Invitational … Finished 10th in shot put at SEC Championships (48-11) … Won Reveille Invitational (48-3 /14) and placed second at both A&M 12-Team Invitational (48-6 ¾) and Texas A&M Triangular (48-0) … Finished fifth at Mondo Challenge (48-2 ½), 14th at Armory Collegiate Invitational (47-10 ½), and seventh in Texas A&M Invitational (45-4 ½).

Freshman (2012): Placed 10th in Big 12 Championship shot put with a toss of 49-9 ¼ (15.17) … Finished 14th (49-4 ½) in NCAA qualifying at the West Preliminary rounds … Set a personal best of 50-0 outdoors in shot put for runner-up at UTA Bobby Lane Invitational … Also placed second in her first outdoor meet of the season, Arizona State Baldy Castillo Invitational, with a mark of 48-3 ¼ (14.71) … Finished 12th at Texas Relays (46-2 ½) … Won shot put during Oregon Pepsi Team Invitational with a 49-1 ¾ … Runner-up at Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational (45-5 ¼), placed third at LSU Alumni Gold (49-2 ¼) followed by fourth place at Texas State Bobcat Classic (47-1 ½).

Indoors - Placed ninth at Big 12 Championships in weight throw with a mark of 56-8 (17.27) … Set a career best of 57-0 (17.37) for fifth place at A&M Mondo Challenge … Debut mark in event was 51-11 ¾ (15.84) for sixth place at Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational … Improved to 54-1 (16.48) the following week for a sixth-place finish at Texas A&M vs. LSU dual meet … In shot put, set a personal best of 50-10 ¾ (15.51) as runner-up in the Texas A&M  vs. LSU dual meet … Also placed second in the A&M 10-Team Invitational with a 50-2 ¾ (15.31) … Placed ninth at Mondo Challenge (47-9 ¾), 14th at New Balance Collegiate Invitational (47-0 ¼) and third at Texas A&M Invitational (48-8) … Fouled three attempts at Big 12 Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2011 graduate of Martin High School in Arlington, Texas ... Lettered four years in track and field ... Coached by Holly Hartley and Anthony Gonzalez ... Set school records in hurdles and shot put ... Won State 5A titles in hurdles during 2011 season and in shot put during 2010 and 2011 seasons ... Ran a wind-aided 13.70 to claim 100-hurdles State championship in 2011 while a toss of 46-0 ½ won the shot put title ... Won three events in District 4-5A with marks of 14.44 (100H), 44-3 (shot put), and 18-7 (long jump) ... Won Region 1-5A title in 100H (14.11) while placing second in shot put (45-6) and fourth in long jump (18-3 ¼) ... Won the 2011 Texas Relays shot put with a career best 48-4 ½ and produced a long jump best of 19-3 during a regional qualifiers meet ... As a junior in 2010 won State 5A title in shot put (43-8 ¼) while adding a fourth place in long jump (18-3) and fifth in the 100 hurdles (14.28) ... Won the 2010 Texas Relays shot put with a 43-7 effort and placed third in 100 hurdles with a wind-aided 13.87.

PERSONAL: Brea Simone Garrett is the daughter of Lawrence and Audrey Garrett ... Born June 27, 1993 in Arlington, Texas ... Has three siblings, Sean, Myles and Breyanna ... Her brother Sean Williams plays basketball at Boston College ... Majoring in Kinesiology ... Started competing in track and field at age 11 ... Hobbies include writing and photography ... Chose Texas A&M since its one of the best track and academic schools, and it was the only place she wanted to go since she was in junior high.

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