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Ducks Track & Field BIO
Liz Brenner
Player Profile:
Liz Brenner 982779
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Jesuit

2013-14: Outdoor – Just shy of another All-American honor, placed 17th in the NCAA Championships in the javelin (155-2/47.31m)…took second in the Pepsi Dual with a 158-11 (48.44m)…threw a 152-11 (46.11m) and placed second again at the Oregon Relays…for the third meet in a row, she placed runner-up and tossed a 159-4 (48.57m)...she earned third place at the Pac-12 Championship (160-10/49.02m); her best throw of the season…Season Bests – Javelin – 160-10/49.02m, Pac-12 Championships, Pullman, Wash., (5/17/14).
2012-13: Outdoor – Awarded with All-America status in the javelin by placing eighth at the NCAA Championships…set a personal best at the West Region Preliminary Round but topped it at the national meet with a throw of 168-9/51.43m…the distance ranks fifth on the Oregon all-time list…won the Oregon Twilight and the Oregon State High Performance meets in the javelin…finished third at the Pac-12 Championships…Indoor – Did not competeSeason Bests – javelin – 168-9/51.43m, NCAA Championships, Eugene, Ore., (6/8/13).
2011-12: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Prep: Four-sport standout was a two-time state shot put champion for Jesuit High School, as well as a two-time state runner-in in the javelin. Member of Jesuit's back-to-back state championship track and field teams. Terrific performance at the 2012 Jesuit Twilight Invitational, where she set prep bests in both the shot put (45-11) and the javelin (155-11). Won every shot put competition as a senior in 2011, including the state title with a throw of 45-4-75. Was the runner-up in the javelin at 154-3. As a junior in 2010, won her first state shot put title (43-2.25) and was second in the javelin (146-6). Won the 2010-11 Johnny Carpenter Prep Athlete of the year for all sports in the state of Oregon. After the 2009-10 season was named the Oregon Prep Athlete of the Year. In volleyball, was named back-to-back state 6A volleyball player of the year, leading Jesuit to consecutive state title game appearances. In basketball, was named the 2011 6A state basketball player of the year after leading her team to the state title, thanks to her 17 points and 11 rebounds in a 42-39 in the championship game win over No. 1 Clackamas. High School Bests: Shot Put - 45-11, 2012; Javelin - 155-11, 2012.
Personal: Sport Marketing major. Older sister Mary Claire is a senior outfielder/first baseman for the Oregon State softball team. Parents Douglas and Jennifer were collegiate swimmers at Montana (dad) and the College of St. Catherine (mom). Is also an 11-time racquetball world champion.
Personal Bests

Shot Put - 45-11,
Jesuit Twilight Invitational,
Portland, Ore., 4/29/12

Javelin – 168-9/51.43m,
NCAA Championships
Eugene, Ore., 6/8/13

NCAA Championships
2014 – Javelin, 17th, 155-2/47.31m
2013 – Javelin, 8th, 168-9/51.43m

Pac-12 Championships
2014 – Javelin, 3rd, 160-10/49.02m
2013 – Javelin, 3rd, 150-0/45.71m