Sarah Brandt
Sarah Brandt
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oroville, Calif.
High School: Oroville HS
Previous College: Butte Community College

In 2016 (Senior): Brandt recorded five second-place, one third-place, and one-fourth place finish on the Golden Eagle squad...opened the 2016 season with a 5K time of 20:02.4 at the Golden Eagle Invitational on Sept. 1, where she placed 12th overall...recorded a career-best 6K time of 21:54.8 at the Crimson Classic on Oct. 14...placed 42nd overall at the OVC Championships where she recorded a 5K time of 18:31.1...finished 113th overall at the NCAA South Regionals with a 6K time of 22:33.9. 

While at California Community College: A junior college All-American who posted some of the fastest times in the county last year, Sarah was the California Community College state champion at 800m last year with a time of 2:11.45, good for the second-fastest time in California and sixth-best time in the nation. She also posted a 1,500m time of 4:34.53, which was second-best in the state and third-fastest in the USA. She has also recorded career-best times of 18:35 at 5,000m and 38:58 at 10K.

Coach Angel on Brandt: Sarah is a tenacious competitor. She brings to our program leadership and a strong desire to win. She has the skills and ability to be an OVC champion as well as to qualify for the NCAA championships. I expect her to be an impact player that will score in both cross country and track.