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    Brenard Wilson     
     
      Brenard Wilson
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Hunters Lane

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Event:
HJ/LJ/110 Hurdles

WILSON ABBREVIATED
High School
Hunters Lane High
Coach Marvin Olige
Career Bests
High jump - 6-9 3/4 (2.08)
Long jump - 24-1 3/4 (7.36)
SEC Results-Indoor
2007-High jump - 6-8 (6th-tie)
2008-High jump - 6-4 1/4 (9th)
SEC Results-Outdoor
2007-High jump - 6-8 1/2 (8th)
2008-High jump - 6-8 3/4 (4th-tie)
Long jump - 24-1 3/4 (7th)
Mideast Regional Results-Outdoor
2008-Long jump - 18-3 3/4w (31st)

Major-Economics.

2008 Outdoor-Earned the highest SEC finish of his young career by tying for fourth in the high jump with his season-best-matching clearance of 6-8 3/4 (May 18) ... Also at the SEC Outdoor Championships, recorded a personal-best leap of 24-1 3/4 to finish seventh in the long jump and qualify for the Mideast Regional (May 17) ... Opened his season with a then-personal-best and victorious long jump mark of 23-4 1/2 and an eighth-place, 6-4 3/4 high jump clearance at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (March 22) ... Finished sixth in the high jump with a 6-6 3/4 clearance one day before long jumping a wind-aided 23-6 1/4 at the Sea Ray Relays (April 11) ... Successfully defended his Smoky Mountain Twilight high jump title with a season-best clearance of 6-8 3/4 and also finished second in the long jump in front of the home crowd (May 6) ... Finished eighth in the long jump with a wind-aided leap of 23-5 1/2 at the Vanderbilt Invitational (April 18) ... Long jumped 22-5 3/4 at the Tiger Track Classic (April 5) ... Recorded a wind-aided long jump mark of 18-3 3/4 at the NCAA Mideast Region Championships in the first regional competition of his career (May 30).

2008 Indoor-Cleared the bar at 6-4 1/4 in all three high jump competitions during the season ... Finished sixth at the Clemson Opener (Dec. 1) ... Just missed scoring with a ninth-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships (March 1) ... Placed 16th at the Virginia Tech Challenge (Feb. 23).

2007 Outdoor-Won the high jump with a leap of 6-6 at the Smoky Mountain Twilight (May 1) ... Recorded his season-best clearance of 6-8 1/2 while finishing eighth and adding points to Tennessee's team title at the SEC Outdoor Championships (May 12) ... Tied for fourth in the open section of the high jump at the Sea Ray Relays with a 6-6 3/4 clearance (April 13) ... Cleared the bar at 6-6 to tie for seventh in the high jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational (April 21).

2007 Indoor-Leaped over the bar at a personal-best height of 6-9 3/4 while finishing second in the high jump at the McCravy Memorial (Jan. 19) ... Earned his first career win by clearing a then-personal-best bar of 6-9 at the Indiana Open (Jan. 6) ... Tied for sixth with a 6-8 clearance at the SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 24) ... Took second in the high jump after clearing 6-8 3/4 at the Virginia Tech Challenge (Feb. 17) ... Leaped over the bar at 6-6 3/4 to take fifth at the Virginia Tech Invitational (Jan. 19) ... Began his season with a 6-6 3/4 clearance as he tied for fifth at the Clemson Opener (Dec. 2).

2006 Indoor and Outdoor-Did not compete while redshirting the season.

High school-Versatile athlete owns career bests of 48.8 in the 400, 14.40 in the 110 hurdles, 6-9 in the high jump and 23-1 3/4 in the long jump.

Personal-Full name is Brenard Kenric Wilson ... Born Nov. 21, 1986 in Camden, N.J. ... Parents are Brenard and Genora Wilson ... Family also includes older sisters Raeshell and Kanetha ... Was high school teammates with Ole Miss hurdler John Yarbrough.

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