Brandon Geis
Brandon  Geis

Fresno, Calif.

High School:

Fresno State: (2008 Cross Country) Provided depth for the Bulldogs, finishing among the team's Top 5 in five of the seven meets during the season ... ran an 8K season-best 26:11.32 at the Pepperdine Invitational to take 23rd ... took 24th at the WAC Championships, timing a 27:19.60 in the 8K ... clocked a 10K career-best 32:33.80 at the NCAA West Regional ... 2008 Academic All-WAC. (2007 Cross Country) Was outstanding at the WAC Championships, placing third among Fresno State runners and 19th overall with a time of 24:45 ... posted a time of 34:35 for 22nd place in the 10K at the UC San Diego Triton Classic ... was 35th with a time of 26:12 at the Pepperdine Invitational ... took 14th overall, fifth among Bulldog runners, with a time of 25:51 at the Hornet Jamboree in Sacramento ... 2007 Academic All-WAC. (2006 Cross Country) Opened the season with a 12th place finish at the CS Stanislaus Invitational timing a 27:18 in the 8K ... posted a 27:10 for 27th at the 8K Sacramento State Invite ... timed a 27:19 for 36th in the 8K San Francisco State Invitational ... finished 34th with a time of 27:34 at the WAC Championships.

Prior to Fresno State: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Buchanan HS ... selected All-Valley in cross country and track ... named to TRAC All-Star Team ... collected team's most outstanding runner and coaches award as well as the Heart Award ... team captain ... owns prep career-best time of 16:14 in the 5K and as well as times of 4:31 (1600m) and 9:53 (3200m).

Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1988 ... parents are Mark and Marilyn Geis ... has a younger brother, Bryan ... enjoys skiing ... favorite athlete is Billy Mills because of the obstacles he overcame to become an outstanding runner.

Geis's Records Best Times Meet, Date
8K 25:51 Hornet Jamboree, 9/15/07
10K 32:33.80 NCAA West Regional, 11/15/08

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