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Brenton Foster

Jumps
Position
Graduate Student
Class
Townsville, Australia
Hometown
Manhattan College
Previous School

All-American
2020 Indoor:
High Jump
2019 Outdoor: High Jump
2019 Indoor: High Jump
2018 Indoor: High Jump (Manhattan College)

NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier
2018: High Jump

Metro Atlantic Champion 
2018: High Jump

ACC Champion
2020 Indoor:
High Jump
2019 Outdoor: High Jump

All-ACC
2020 Indoor: High Jump
2019 Indoor: High Jump

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results) 

2020 Outdoor 
• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

2019-20 Indoor 
• Earned All-America honors for advancing to the NCAA Championships in the high jump
• Held the fourth-best high jump mark in the country
• Set a UVA record at the Virginia Tech Challenge, clearing a height of 2.26m (7’5″)
• ACC Champion in the high jump, recording a jump of 2.17m (7’1.5″)
• Won the high jump at the Navy Invitational and finished second in the event at the Virginia Tech Invitational and third at the Tiger Paw Invitational

2019 Outdoor 
• Earned second-team All-America honors with a 16th-place finish in the high jump
• Placed seventh in the high jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
• Won the ACC title in the high jump, setting a school record with a jump of 2.23m (7’3.75″)
• Finished first at the Virginia Challenge in the high jump
• Placed third in the high jump at the Virginia Grand Prix

2019 Indoor 
• Placed 11th at the NCAA Indoor Championships, earning second-team All-America honors
• Finished as the conference runner up in the high jump, clearing a height of 2.16m (7’1”)
• Earned All-ACC honors in the in the high jump for his second-place performance at the conference championships
• Tied the school record in the high jump at the Liberty Flames Invite, jumping 2.21m (7’3”) to tie Herman Moore’s record set in 1990
• Won the high jump at the Dr. Sanders Columbia Challenge, Liberty Flames Invite and the Iowa State Classic during the season
• Named ACC Field Performer of the Week for his performance at the Liberty Flames Invite

2018 Outdoor (Manhattan)
• Advanced to the NCAA East Prelims in the high jump, finishing 25th with a mark of 2.05m (6’9″)
• Placed first at IC4A Outdoor Championships in the high jump with a mark of 2.18m (7’1.75″)
• Named Field Rookie of the Meet at the MAAC Outdoor Championships after a third-place finish in the long jump and fourth-place finish in the high jump

2017-18 Indoor 
• Competed at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the high jump, finishing 10th in the event
• Recorded a career-best mark of 2.24m (7’4.25″) in the high jump at the Manhattan College Opener

Personal
• Son of Graham and Kathryn
• Has one sister, Miranda