Queens: Attended Queens University of Charlotte (Charlotte, N.C.) for one year... competed in cross country and track & field for the NCAA Division II institution... helped QUC to the Conference Carolinas and NCAA Division II Southeast Regional titles in cross country before the Royals took seventh at the NCAA Division II Championships... placed 118th individually (34:09.4) in his national meet debut... earned all-conference and all-regional honors.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Fred T. Foard High School (Newton, N.C.)... lettered three times each in cross country, track & field and swimming... earned all-conference and all-region accolades in cross country and track & field... won conference titles in cross country and track & field (3,200m run)... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Majoring in kinesiology... parents are Warren and Carla Yates... has one sister: Becky... born September 15, 1991, in Laurinburg, N.C.... full name is Brian Brett Yates.
Personal Bests 2Mile: 9:45
In NCAA Championship Meets
2009 XC - 10,000m Course ^ - 34:09.40 - 118th
* Indicates All-America honors attained; ^ competed for Queens University (NCAA Division II)