Brian Moore
blank Brian Moore
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Willow Grove, Pa.

High School:
LaSalle

Last College:
North Carolina

Height:
6-0

Event:
Javelin

2012: Outdoor- Despite suffering a serious elbow injury, competed at the SEC Championships and had a top mark of 214 feet to take seventh...Won the Yellow Jacket Invite after opening the season with a 243-9.

2011: Outdoor - Matched his 2010 finish after taking seventh in the javelin at the USA Championships...Named a Second Team All-American after his only fair throw of the competition in the javelin traveled 225 feet, 8 inches for 15th place at the NCAA Championships...Earned another shot at the NCAA Championships after finishing second at the NCAA East Prelims with a top throw of 240-3...Won his second consecutive javelin title at the SEC Championships after letting go of a personal-best throw measuring 248-2, which ranks him third in school history...Named the SEC Field Athlete of the Week for the second time in 2011 with a career-best effort of 241-11 to win the Georgia-Missouri dual meet...Launched a personal-best mark of 240-6 to pick up a victory at the Spec Towns Invite...Was the runner-up at the Florida Relays (236-1)...Opened his season with the second-best meet of his career after reaching 239 feet for a victory in the javelin at the ASU Invite and was named SEC Field Athlete of the Week.

2010: Outdoor -Was 13th in the javelin (221 feet, 3 inches) at his first NCAA Championships...was the javelin runner-up to qualify for the national championships with an opening throw of 231 feet at the NCAA East Prelims...opened with a winning and personal-best javelin throw of 239-4 to claim a conference title at the SEC Championships...built up to a mark of 233 to win the javelin at the Georgia Invitational...had a career outing to have the top collegiate finish (second overall) at the Bulldog Limited with a throw of 231-10...had his top performance in a UGA uniform after his sixth throw traveled 215-10 to give him the top collegiate finish (third overall) at the Spec Towns Invitational...took sixth with a mark of 212-9 at the Florida Relays...moved into Georgia's all-time top-10 list after finishing fourth in the javelin at the Arizona State Invitational...made his Bulldog debut and won the Georgia-Georgia Tech dual meet.

2009: Redshirted for the Bulldogs after transferring from North Carolina.

North Carolina: 2008: Outdoor - Won a 2008 ACC title as a freshman after taking first in the javelin by nearly 10 feet with a toss of 225 feet, 5 inches...Was the top collegiate finisher (second overall) to open the season at the Wake Forest Open with a mark of 224-11...Had a top throw of 228-4, which was the fifth-longest throw in school history, to finish fourth at the 2008 Texas Relays...Took 10th at the Penn Relays before finishing 19th at the NCAA East Regionals.

High School: Named Track and Field News All-American...Honored as the Philadelphia Catholic League Track & Field MVP as a sophomore and a senior...Captain of LaSalle track team as a junior and senior year...Ranked fifth in the nation in the javelin during his senior year...Also played soccer and enjoys fishing and bowling.

Personal: Born September 5, 1988...Son of William and Joanne Moore...Majoring in Sociology...Brother, Pat, threw shot put for Villanova and brother, Kevin, threw javelin at Virginia Tech...Lists Breaux Greer as the athlete he most admires.

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