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Brandon Waller
Brandon Waller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Arlington Bowie

Last College:
Midwestern State

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 190

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
04/24/1991


04/13/2013

T&F: All six athletes win titles at East Texas Invitational

Three men and three women all victorious

04/06/2013

T&F: UTA shows its strength at Texas State Invitational

Smith sets a school record in the 400 meters

03/23/2013

T&F: UTA wins 10 events at Bobby Lane Invitational

UT Arlington women and men each claim five events.

03/15/2013

T&F: Three victories highlight UTA's season-opening meet

Smith, Brown and Vaughn lead Mavericks at TCU Invitational

02/23/2013

T&F: Men finish second, women fifth at WAC Championships

Vaughn earns High Point honors, while Hayward is named Freshman of the Year

AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Placed seventh in the triple jump to score two points for the Mavericks at the WAC Indoor Championships.
• Leaped 47-09.25 in the league meet, his best triple jump effort of the season.
• Won the triple jump (47-00.25) and finished third in the long jump (23-03.75) at the J.D. Martin Invitational.
• Named the WAC Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 23.

2012
• Won the long jump at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a season-best mark of 7.23 meters.
• Was the runner up in the long jump at the Texas 10-Team Invitational (7.18m).
• Competed in the long jump and the triple jump at the Southland Conference Championships.
• Scored points for UTA in the SLC Championships with a seventh-place showing in the triple jump with a season-best 14.43-meter mark.

2011
• Tied for fifth with a high jump of 1.95 meters at the Oklahoma Sooner Open I.
• Placed fifth in the triple jump with a distance of 13.69 meters at the Varsity Apartments Shocker Quad.
• Competed in the high jump, long jump and triple jump at the SLC Indoor Championships.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• Advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the long jump and placed 45th (21-09.50).
• Earned second-team All-WAC plaudits in the triple jump with a season-best mark of 48-00.75.
• Won the long jump at the East Texas Invitational with a season-best leap of 24-05.75 (7.46m).

2012
• Competed in both the long jump and the triple jump at the Southland Conference Championships.
• Had a season-best jumps of 7.05 meters (long jump) and 14.13 meters (triple jump) at the Beach Invitational.

2011
• Placed fourth in the long jump with a distance of 7.18 meters to score points for the Mavericks at the SLC Outdoor Championships.
• Placed fourth in the high jump (1.95m) and the triple jump (12.85m) at the Horned Frog Invitational.
• Came in fourth place in the long jump at the Horned Frog Invitational with a distance of 6.95 meters.
• Was runner up in the long jump with a distance of 7.27 meters at the Bobby Lane Invitational, while also placing fourth in the triple jump (13.56m).

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
• Went to play football for Midwestern State before transfering to UT Arlington.
• Won district championship in the triple jump in 2009 and qualified for the regional meet.
• Career-bests include 47-3 in the triple jump and 22-3 in the long jump.
• Earned two letters in track and two in football at Arlington Bowie.

PERSONAL
• Born April 24, 1991, in Thibodaux, La.
• Is the son of Christoper Williams and Perna Johnson.
• Father ran track for Southern University.
• Majoring in Environmenal Science.
• Part of the National Honor Society.

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