2006-07: Did not compete...2005-06: In first collegiate cross country race at the Bradley Open finished 36th in a time of 26:58 ... Registered an indoor season-best times of 2:04.56 in the 800m at the Pepsi Challenge and 4:38.86 in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational ... In the outdoor season, ran personal-best times of 9:20.27 in the 3,000m at the Iowa Musco Twilight and 16:10.57 in the 5,000m at the Mike Poehlein Invitational.
High School: A four-year letter winner in wrestling, cross country, and track ... Captain in both cross-country and track his junior and senior years ... A captain and two-time MVP in cross country as well as being voted the team's hardest worker ... Has a personal record in the 5k of 16:29 ... Member of five conference championship teams, three track teams, one cross-country, and one wrestling ... Was a two-time captain of the wrestling team.
Personal: Born August 4, 1986 ... Son of Michael and Christine Briggs ... The youngest of three children ... Father was a collegiate wrestler at Wis.-La Crosse ... Majoring in Business.