Brittney James
Brittney James

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Dreher

Height:
5-9

Event:
Jumps/Hurdles

Year (I/O):
R-Sr./R-Sr.


2009: Did not compete.

2008: NCAA East Region qualifier in the long jump ... South Carolina's indoor and outdoor field MVP ... indoors, competed in the long jump and 60mH ... opened season with a win in the long jump at the UNC Classic at 20-2 ¼ ... placed third at the Tom Jones Memorial at 20-5 ... ninth at the Tyson Invitational ... scored at the SEC Indoor Championships with an eighth place finish at 19-10 ¼ ... finished second at the NCAA Last Chance Meet ... in the 60mH, scored at the SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 8.52 to place eighth ... had a season best 8.37 in the prelims ... outdoors, competed in the 100mH and the long jump ... recorded a win in the long jump at the Weems Baskin Relays before taking second at the Auburn Tiger Classic and third at the Spec Towns Invitational ... placed second at the Penn Relays with a jump of 20-3 ¾ ... second at the Shamrock Invitational at 19-10 ¼ ... runner up at the Carolina Classic ... bronze medalist at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a career best 20-9 ¼ ... finished 10th at the NCAA East Regionals with a long jump of 19-0 ... in the 100mH, finished fourth at the Spec Towns Invitational at 14.13 ... ran a 14.36 at the Shamrcock Invitational.

2007: Competed in the 55mH, 60mH and long jump during the indoor season ... ran a 7.99 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... hit a new personal best 7.92 in the 55mH at the NCAA Last Chance meet ... won the 60mH at the On Track Open with a time of 8.45 ... competed at the Millrose games in the 60mH, placing fourth at 8.59 ... ran an 8.56 at the Tyson Invitational ... hit a personal best 8.39 in the prelims at the SEC Indoor Championships ... palced ninth in the finals with a time of 8.88 ... began the season with a long jump of 19-2 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... runner-up at the On Track Open with a jump of 19-4 3/4 ... also took second at the New Balance Collegiate, jumping 19-11 in the finals ... finished 16th at the SEC Indoor Championships in the long jump at 18-7 3/4 ... jumped a personal best 20-2 1/2 at the NCAA Last Chance Meet to place second ... Outdoors, competed in hurdles and long jump ... won the long jump at the Weems Baskin Relays ... runner-up in the 100mH at the State USATF meet at 13.68 ... also took second in the long jump ... placed second in the 110mH at the Spec Towns National Invite with a time of 13.73 ... scored and placed seventh at the SEC Championships in the long jump at 19-11 ... took 13th at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 110mH at 13.96 ... placed sixth at the NCAA East Regional meet with a jump of 20-6, setting a new personal best.

2006: Pentathlon, long jump and hurdles were indoor event concentrations ... a total of 3,212 points was produced at the Clemson Heptathlon/Pentathlon meet ... at the same meet, ran the 60mH in a time of 8.70 ... at the New Balance Armory Collegiate Invitational, had a breakthrough long jump performance of 19-7 1/2 ... at the SEC Indoor Championships, she jumped 18-10 3/4 for 11th place ... outdoors, only contested the 100m hurdles and long jump ... recorded 13.75 and 19-6 3/4 efforts at the Spec Town Relays in the hurdles and long jump before running 13.92 and marking the sand in a distance of 18-10 3/4 at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Daniel Brooks at Dreher High School ... lettered four times in track and field and twice in volleyball ... also was a basketball manager ... best marks were 19-3 in the long jump, 14.2 in the 100m hurdles, 5-5 in the high jump and 39-8 in the triple jump ... a three-time all-state performer who led her team to three state titles ... was a two-time MVP, team captain and a two-time South Carolina 3A Athlete of the Year ... two-time state long jump champion.

PERSONAL: Brittney James was born July 21, 1987 ... her mother's name is Pamela and her grandmother is Catherine Robinson ... is a sport administration major ... has two sisters, Bethaney and Briana.