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Briana Gess
Briana  Gess

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Haddonfield, N.J.

High School:
Haddonfield Memorial

Event:
Cross Country/Distance


Background
 Captured eight team state championships at Haddonfield Memorial High School
 Runner of the Year - The Star Ledger, Philadelphia Inquirer and The Courier Post
 Earned 23 individual South Jersey Sectional Championships in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
 Earned 17 individual state championships in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
 Earned 12 varsity letters in basketball, cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
-Captured five meet championship titles cross country (2014), indoor track and field (2017) and outdoor track and field (2014, 2015, 2016)
 Earned All-American status in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
 School record holder in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
 Seven time First Team All-State selection in cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field
 Earned the New Jersey Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2014
 Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships qualifier in 2014 and 2016

Personal
 Daughter of Glenn and Pam Gess
 Has a younger brother, Derek

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