Track & Field

TaiBrown

  • class Senior
  • Hometown Brooklyn, NY
  • High school Midwood High School

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2021-22 (Senior) 

Outdoor

  • Ran as part of the winning 4x100m (39.59) and 4x200m (1:23.11) at the Drake Relays

  • Ran personal bests in the 100m (10.92, -2.5 m/s) and 200m (20.84) at the Kentucky Invitational

  • Won the 110H at the Black and Gold Invitational (13.59w, 2.8 m/s)

Indoor

  • Won the 60H (7.80) at the Cardinal Classic
  • Won the 60H at the McCravy (7.73)

  • Placed second in the 60m hurdles (7.72) at the Red Raider Open with a new personal best (4th fastest for UK all-time)
  • Competed in SEC Championships in the 60H and 200m

2020-21 (Junior) 
Indoor

  • Scored points at the SEC Championships by finishing sixth in the 60m hurdles, 7.84
  • Second in the 60m hurdles at the McCravy-Green Invitational, 7.91

Outdoor

  • Fifth in the U.S. Olympic Trials final running a PB 13.32, which is No. 2 on the UK all-time list only behind 2020 Olympian and training partner Daniel Roberts’ 13.00
  • Ninth in the NCAA 110H final (13.89), earning second-team All-America honors
  • Advanced to the NCAA Championships in the 110 hurdles by placing third in the East Preliminaries
  • Scored points at the SEC Championships, finished seventh in the 110 hurdles, 13.57w
  • His 13.50 time at the Weems Baskin Relays is No. 3 in school history

2019-20 (Sophomore) 

  • Placed 6th at SEC Indoor Championships in 60m hurdles (7.90)
  • PB 7.80 at New Mexico Collegiate Classic in 60m hurdles

2018-19 (Freshman) 
Indoor

  • Broke the UK freshman record with a 7.85 in the 60m hurdles at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational on Feb. 8
  • 10th at SECs in the 60H running 7.87 to miss the final by a narrow margin

High School 

  • New Balance Nationals fifth place in the 60H in 2018
  • New York state, NYC and Brooklyn borough 110H champion in 2018 as a senior
  • Eighth place in the NYC PSAL 200m final in 2018
  • New Balance Nationals fifth place in 2017 in the 110m hurdles where he ran 13.86, a PR
  • AAU Junior Olympics participant in 2017
  • New York City Mayor’s Cup Champion in the 110H in 2016 and 2017
  • USATF New York Association Champion in 2016
  • Placed fourth in the 2017 USATF Hershey Youth Indoor National Championships 200m final in 2017
  • Claimed bronze in the 2015 USATF Region 1 Junior Olympic Championships decathlon, and silver in the 2016 PSAL Brooklyn Borough Championship in the pentathlon.
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