UND Roster

2015-16 Track and Field Roster

Brent Swanberg

Multi-Events


Class Freshman
Hometown Manhattan, IL
High School Lincoln-Way Central
Bio

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team
  • 2015 All-ACC Academic Indoor Track & Field Team

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 11 meets throughout the year with a focus on heptathlon and decathlon events … took second in the 60-meter hurdles and third in the high jump at the Blue and Gold Invitational … placed second in the long jump (6.32m), seventh in the 60mH and eighth in the high jump at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational … finished 19th in the 60-meter dash  and 22nd in the shot put at the Notre Dame Invitational … placed fifth in the heptathlon at the Razorback Invitational (5,047 points), which included third-place hops in the long jump (6.69m) and high jump (1.94m) … led Irish racers in the 60m hurdles at the Meyo Invitational, finishing 30th … earned second-team All-ACC honors in the heptathlon with a fifth-place finish (5,201), helped along by a second-place showing in the high jump (1.99m) … appeared in decathlon events at the Texas Relays … took fourth in the javelin, seventh in the 110-meter hurdles and eighth in the shot put at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge … placed seventh in the decathlon at the Virginia Challenge (6,737), finishing third in the shot put (13.07m) … participated in the high jump at the Drake Relays … appeared at the Jesse Owens Track Classic … finished just shy of All-ACC consideration with a seventh-place finish in the decathlon at the ACC Championships (6,864), taking second in the shot put and third in the 1,500, 110-meter hurdles and long jump … named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team … selected to the All-ACC Academic Indoor Track & Field Team … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed exclusively during the indoor track & field season, specializing in the heptathlon … began the season with an eighth place finish (2,537 points) in the heptathlon at the Kent State Golden Galas … competed in three heptathlon events at the ACC Indoor Championships: placed 12th (7.71) in the 60m hurdles; notched an 11th place finish (1.78m) in the high jump; jumped to a ninth place finish (6.22m) in the long jump; and finished sixth (12.10m) in the shot put.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in seven meets for the Irish in the indoor and outdoor track & field season … specialized in the decathlon and heptathlon … also participated in the long jump, high jump and 60m hurdles … member of the 4x400m relay team that placed fifth (3:28.75) at the Blue & Gold Invitational … finished fourth and achieved a personal best in the high jump (1.86m) at the Notre Dame Invitational … personal best in the decathlon and placed sixth (5,924 points) at the Oliver Nickoloff Invitational … named to the Dean’s List following the spring 2013 semester … earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Graduated from Lincoln-Way Central (Manhattan, Ill.) in the spring of 2012 … participated in football and track & field … earned three letters in football and four in track & field … ranked in the top 20 nationally for the decathlon (2012) … qualified for the USATF national meet in the decathlon (2012) … was a 2011 state qualifier in high jump … twice named all-conference in the high jump and long jump … established the school record in the high jump … elected team captain twice and team MVP in 2012 … a member of the National Honor Society , Mu Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Pi and P.E. groups … active as a student leader, Links Crew Peer helper and as a Future Business Leaders of America member … father, Darrell, was a track & field participant at Joliet Junior College … full name is Brent Alan Swanberg … born in Joliet, III … son of Darrell and Cynthia Swanberg … has one younger brother, Joel and one older sister, Christy … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and studying Finance.