Brandon Lord
blank Brandon Lord
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chattanooga, Tenn.

High School:
The Baylor School

Height:
5-9

2013: Won for the second consecutive time at the 8k Georgia Cross Country Invitational after finishing the course in 25:49.17 and was named the USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week and the SEC Men's Runner of the Week...Was the top SEC finisher at the 8k Roy Griak Invitational after taking 14th with a time of 24:44.2...Finished second for the Bulldogs and 83rd overall at the 8k Wisconsin Invitational after clocking a 24:15...Was the second Georgia runner to finish at the SEC Championships after recording a time of 24:28.84 for 17th place...Earned All-Region honors after taking seventh in the 10k NCAA South Regionals with a time of 30:08.61 as the Bulldogs won the team title...Was Georgia's second finisher at the 10k NCAA Championships after taking 136th with a time of 31:39.1.

2012: Named to the NCAA All-Region team by finishing third overall at the NCAA South Regionals in 30:35.8 (10k), marking the best finish for a Bulldog at the meet since 2003...Earned second-team All-SEC honors after placing 13th overall at the SEC Championships in 24:15.45 (8k)...Captured his first career victory in the opening meet of the season, the Georgia Invitational, in a time of 26:16.49 (8k)...Named SEC Co-Runner of the Week following his performance at the Georgia Invitational...Was the second Bulldog runner to cross the finish line, completing the 8k course at the Greater Louisville Classic in 24:13.53 to place 21st overall...Scored for the Bulldogs at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, placing 111th in 24:20...Placed 107th at the NCAA Championships in 30:49.3 (10k).

2011: - Finished third during the 8k Georgia Invitational after clocking a 25:03.74...Scored for the Bulldogs at the Notre Dame Invitational after taking 67th (25:10)...Earned SEC Runner of the Week honors after leading the Bulldogs at the Wisconsin Invitational with a career-best time of 24:23.4 for 37th place to be the top conference finisher...Broke into the top 10 at the SEC Championships by taking 10th with a 24:33.46...Named to All-Region team after taking 16th (31:42.1) at the NCAA South Regionals...Scored at the NCAA Championships after crossing the 10k finish line in 31:51.5 for 206th place.

2010: - Made his collegiate debut and finished 10th (25:59.77) at the UGA-GT Dual Meet...Was the Bulldogs' top finisher at the Greater Louisville Classic after finishing 44th with a time of 24:38.65...Finished fifth for UGA and 167th overall at the NCAA Pre-Nationals to score with a time of 25:41.1...Scored for the Bulldogs and was named to the All-SEC Freshmen Team at his first SEC Championships after taking 38th (25:34.46).

High School: Named to both the 2009 Foot Locker Cross Country All-American and All-South teams as a senior...Captured three individual state titles as a senior in cross country, the 3200-meter run and the 1600...Member of 2009 US Junior Men Mountain Running Team that finished fourth at the World Championships, which was the highest-ever placing for a junior male...Ranked in the top five in the nation in both the 1600 and the 3200...Helped lead Baylor to state team titles in cross country as a sophomore and junior and a runner-up finish in track as a sophomore...Personal-best times of 1:58 in the 800, 4:09.69 in the 1600, 8:55.42 in the 3200 and 14:51 in the cross country 5k...Named Baylor Athlete of the Year (2009-10) and earned Special Recognition by the Baylor faculty during that same span...Also swam in high school, where Baylor won three straight state team titles from his freshman to his junior year and two national championships...Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Born June 13, 1992...Son of Ted and Janet Lord...Majoring in Biology.

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