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Briana Gess

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Freshman
Class
Haddonfield, N.J.
Hometown
Haddonfield Memorial
High School

2018 Outdoor

  • Did not compete 
  • Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018 Indoor 

  • Did not compete 

2017 Cross Country

  • Competed at the ACC Championships, running a season-best time of 22:44.7
  • Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background

  • Captured eight team state championships at Haddonfield Memorial High School
  • Runner of the Year – The Star Ledger, Philadelphia Inquirer and The Courier Post
  • Earned 23 individual South Jersey Sectional Championships in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
  • Earned 17 individual state championships in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
  • Earned 12 varsity letters in basketball, cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
  • Captured five meet championship titles cross country (2014), indoor track and field (2017) and outdoor track and field (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Earned All-American status in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
  • School record holder in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
  • Seven-time First Team All-State selection in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
  • Earned the New Jersey Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2014
  • Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships qualifier in 2014 and 2016

Personal

  • Daughter of Glenn and Pam Gess
  • Has a younger brother, Derek