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Brittany Mann
Position: Throws
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Beverly Hills, Mich.
High School: Detroit Country Day School
Experience: High School
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2013-14: Outdoor – took seventh place at the NCAA Championships in the shot put (56-0/17.07m), set a school record and earned All-America honors…first outdoor meet of the season she won the shot put at the Oregon Preview (53-4.50/16.27m)…had her second-best shot put throw of the season at the Aztec Invitational (53-7/16.33m), won her another title…claimed the shot put title and took second in the hammer throw at the Pepsi Dual (188-0/57.30m); the fifth-best hammer throw in school history…won the shot put at the Oregon Relays (50-8.25/15.45m), OSU High Performance (51-1.75/15.59m) and Oregon Twilight (53-6.50/16.32m)…runner-up in the shot put at the Pac-12 Championship (55-05/16.89m)…Indoor – took first in the weight throw at the UW Preview (56-0.50/17.08m) and second in the shot put (46-3.25/14-10m)...made a major improvement in the shot put at the Husky Classic, threw a 50-2.75 (15.31m), third-best throw in school history…In the last meet of her indoor season, she placed seventh in the shot put (48-10.25/14.98m) and fifth in the weight throw (58-11.25/17.96m) at the MPSF Championships…Season Bests – Indoor – Shot Put – 50-2.75/15.31m, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., (2/15/14); Weight Throw – 59-9/18.21m, Rod McCravy Memorial Invitational, Lexington, Ky., (1/25/14); Outdoor – Hammer Throw – 188-0/57.30m, Pepsi Dual, Eugene, Ore., (4/5/14); Shot Put – 56-0/17.07m, NCAA Championships, Eugene, Ore., (6/14/14).

2012-13: Redshirt season…set a personal best in the shot put at the U.S. Junior Championships (48-4.75/14.75m…set a personal best in the hammer throw at the Oregon Twilight (164-4/50.08m).

Prep: Won a pair of state shot put and discus titles for Detroit Country Day School, as well as an indoor weight throw crown. As a senior in 2012, helped Detroit Country share the state title by winning the shot put (41-11) and discus (156-8). Best shot, 44-7, came earlier in the year in a dual meet with Inkster. Made big impact in the discus after the state meet at the Midwest Meet of Champions, winning with a prep-best throw of 165-2. That was the No. 5 discus throw nationally among high schoolers in 2012. Indoors in 2012 ranked third nationally in the weight throw with a best mark of 56-10 at the Michigan Indoor Track Series. Also impressed with a third-place showing at the New Balance Indoor Nationals with a toss of 55-8.5/16.98m. As a junior in 2011, won three state titles, two outdoor and one indoor. Won the Michigan state Division 2 title in both the shot put (41-0) and the discus (141-10) as her 20 points helped Detroit Country claim the team title. Ranked seventh nationally in the discus in 2011 with a best throw of 163-7. Indoors, captured the 2011 weight throw at the state meet with an effort of 47-8. Was the state runner-up in both events as a sophomore in 2010. In junior competitions, claimed 18 national gold medals in the throws dating back to third grade. High School Bests: Shot Put - 44-7, 2012; Discus - 165-2, 2012; Weight Throw - 56-10 (i). 2012.

Personal: Major is biology. Father Steve Mann played football at Wyoming.

Personal Bests

Shot Put – 56-0/17.07m
NCAA Championships
Eugene, Ore., 6/14/14

Hammer Throw – 188-0/57.30m
Pepsi Dual
Eugene, Ore., 4/5/14

Discus - 165-2
Midwest Meet of Champions
Fort Wayne, Mich., 6/9/12

Weight Throw – 59-9/18.21m (i),
Rod McCravy Memorial Invitational
Lexington, Ky., 1/25/14

NCAA Outdoor Championships
2014 – Shot Put, 7th, 56-0/17.07m

Pac-12 Championships
2014 – Shot Put, 2nd, 55-5/16.89m