Cross Country: Secured a time of 16:45 at the Johnny Morriss Invitational ... Finished the LSU Tiger Festival with a time of 27:39 ... Competed in the Notre Dame Invitational and finished with a time of 24:40 ... Posted a time of 24:54 at the Sam Bell Invitational ... Ended the season setting a personal record with a time of 24:15 at the C-USA Championship.
Cross Country: Redshirted. Indoor: Ran a 4:46.96 mile at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational ... Set a personal record in the mile, running a 4:40.02 at the Texas A&M Invitational ... Finished 27th in the 3,000m race at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational, clocking 9:46.29 ... Placed seventh with a time of 16:11.01 in the 5,000m race at the Texas A&M Early Opener. Outdoor: Ran a 2:07.31 800m race at the Victor Lopez/ Rice Bayou Classic ... Placed eighth at the Rice All-Comers Meet in the 800m race with a time of 2:04.35 ... Finished in the top 20 twice in the 1,500m race - TSU Relays (4:17.84) and Texas Invitational (4:15.79) ... Ran the 5,000m race at the LSU Alumni Gold meet (15:56.45) and the J. Fred Duckett Rice Twilight (16:09.20), finishing in 18th and 12th place respectively.
Graduated from Homer Hanna High School in Brownsville, Texas in 2008 ... Coached by Jaime Vasquez and Mike Garza ... Member of the District Champion Team ... Two-time district champion in 3,200-meter and 1,600-meter ... Member of the U.S. Army Student Athletes ... Two-time regional qualifier and state qualifier ... First-Team All Region.
Born on May 19, 1989 in Harlingen, Texas ... Full name is Brandon Caleb Broden ... Son of Belinda De La Cruz ... Chose Houston because he wanted to compete in Division I athletics ... Member of the Eagle Scouts ... Intends to major in finance.