1999 - Last fall in cross country, Brecht placed 46th at the Pac-10 and 58th at the Western Regional ... In track last spring at the Pac-10 meet, he scored in the 3000m steeplechase (fourth, 9:14.03) and was 11th in the 5000m (15:02.63) ... Ran a personal best and team-leading 9:08.24 in the steeple and a personal best 3:56.08 in the 1500m.
1998 - In cross country, Brecht placed 68th at the Western Regional qualifying meet ... ... In track, Brecht ran season-bests in the 1500m (4:00.57), steeplechase (9:17.73), 8:41.26 (3000m) and 15:00.6 (5000m) ... Earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic.
1997 - In cross country, Brecht ran in every major meet and was 46th at the Western Regional ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall quarter ... In track, ran a personal best in the 5000m (14:46.79).
1996 - As a true freshman on the Bruin men's cross country team, Brecht ran in the Pac-10 (31st) and NCAA Dist. VIII (5lst) meets.
High School - At Petaluma HS, Brecht lettered three years in track and cross country and once in soccer ... As a senior, placed 13th at the State Div. III Cross Country meet ... In 1996, he was Petaluma's High School Athlete of the Year ... Three-time Petaluma cross country MVP who earned the MVP honor twice in track ... Personal prep bests include 4:19 (1600m) and 9:53 (3200m).
Personal - Engineering major ... Born July 20, 1978.
Brecht's Best Marks
1500m 3:56.08 3000mSC 9:08.24 3000m 8:36.20 5000m 14:46.79