UCLA Track & Field BIO
Brea Buchanan
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Brea Buchanan 1264309
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Other Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chino Hills, Calif.
High School: Ayala
Experience: 3 Years

2015– Mt. SAC Relays competed in this meet in the 100 hurdles where she placed 13th running 13.41 and the 4x100 placing 6th running 45.75… Rafer / JJK Collegiate Invitational competed in the 199 hurdles placing 1st running 13.49 and the 4x100 placing 1st running 45.94… 2015 Arizona State Pac-12 vs Big 10 Invitational participated in a myriad events starting with the 4x100 placing 3rd running 45.89, the 100 meters placing 5th running 12.08, and the 100 hurdles placing 2nd running 13.57… UCLA vs. WSU vs. Long Beach competed in the 100 placing 5th running 12.12, the 100 hurdles placing 1st running 13.61, and the 4x100 placing 1st running 45.28.

… Indoor: MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships competed in the 60 running 7.84 placing 33rd and the 60 hurdles placing 12th running 8.67… Lumberjack Team Challenge running the 60 meters in 7.69 placing 6th and the 60 hurdles placing 2nd running 8.72.

2014 - Was an NCAA national meet qualifier in the 100m hurdles … Earned honorable mention USTFCCCA honors by placing 17th with a time of 13.53 … Ran a season best 13.32 in the NCAA West Prelims … Scored at the Pac-12 Championships by placing fifth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.35 … Placed second against USC with a 13.40 finish … Participated in the NCAA qualifying 4x100m relay team … Contributed to the season best 4x100m relay time of 44.92 at the USC Dual … Was on the winning 4x100m relay team at the Rafer/JJK Invitational … Ran a wind-aided 11.76 in the 100m at the Pac-12 Championships.

2013 – Participated in 13 meets as a sophomore … Was an All-American after placing fifth in the 60mH with a time of 8.16 at the NCAA Indoor National Championships … Etched her name as the second fastest 100m hurdler in UCLA history with a 12.77 at the Pac-12 Championships to finish second overall at the meet… Earned honorable mention All-American honors in the 100mH … Won the 100mH in the USC dual meet with a time of 12.95 … Placed first in the 100mH at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite with a 13.17 … Ran an 8.18 in the 60mH to win the Iowa State Qualifier … Won the 55mH at the Run for the Dream meet with a time of 7.74 … Placed third at the MPSF Championships with a 8.30 in the 60mH … Helped the 4x100m relay team place third at the Pac-12 Championships … Was a national qualifier in the 100mH and the 4x100m relay during the outdoor season and a national qualifier in the 60mH in the indoor season.

Summer 2012 - Advanced to the finals of the 100m hurdles at the USATF Junior National Championships.

2012 - Finished 19th in the 100m hurdles at the NCAA Prelim (13.51) ... Was eighth in the hurdles (13.69) and 19th in the 100m (11.99) at Pac-12s ... Was fourth in the hurdles (13.82), fifth in the 100m (11.95) and ran on the second-place 4x100 relay (45.50) vs. USC ... Placed 14th in the hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays (13.80) ... Placed sixth in the invite section of the hurdles at the RJ/JJK meet (13.75) ... Placed fourth in the hurdles (13.86) and seventh in the 100m (12.36) at the Pepsi Invite ... Won the hurdles vs. WSU (13.84) and was third vs. Tennessee ... In indoor track, had a top 60m time of 7.74 and top 60m hurdles mark of 8.58.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in track at Ayala HS ... All-state, all-CIF and all-league honoree ... Prep bests of 11.74 in the 100m and 13.60 in the 100m hurdles.

Personal - Born January 8 in Torrance, CA ... Daughter of Alphonso Buchanan and Maxine Jones ... Has one brother, Alphonso, Jr. and three sisters, Brithney (her twin), Khadine and Typhanie ... Undeclared major.
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