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Brianna French Athlete Profile

Brianna French

Position: Throws Height: 5-11 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012-2013 Hometown: Vacaville, CA Last School: Vacaville High School


  • Born in Redwood, California 
  • Parents are Dawn and Frank French
  • Has three siblings (two sisters, one brother) 
  • Likes to read and spend time with family 

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Vacaville High School
  • Earned four letters in track and field and two letters in basketball
  • Placed first at Region and fifth at State 
  • Ranked in the top-10 at the National level 


PERSONAL BESTS: Shot Put- 12.96m; Discus- 47.71m; Hammer- 28.53m 

2012 | Freshman Year


  • Began BYU career with a second place finish in the discus (41.54m) and an 11th place finish in the shot put (11.06m) at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Competed in the shot put at the Air Force Team Challenge (10.06m) and the Mountain States Games (10.92m)
  • Recorded an indoor best throw of 11.69m in the shot put at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Concluded the indoor season with an 18th place finish in the shot put (10.36m) at the Weber State Indoor Meet 


  • Won the discus event with a career best toss of 47.71m in the Utah Valley Invitational
  • Finished fourth in the discus (43.64m) and sixth in the shot put (12.90m) during the Robison Invitational
  • Placed second in the discus with a mark of 43.86m at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Earned a third-place finish with a discus toss of 46.61m during the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational

2013 | Sophomore Year


  • Started the season with a second-place finish in the discus with a mark of 44.38m during the BYU Invitational. Also finished sixth in the shot put  with a throw of 12.42m.
  • Took 12th in the shot put with a mark of 12.11m at the Air Force Invitational
  • During the Air Force Team Challenge, placed fifth with a mark of 12.96m (42-6.25)
  • Finished 25th at the MPSF Indoor Championships in the shot put with a mark of 12.08m (39-07.75)