Scott Brandos
Scott Brandos
Birth Date: 07/28/1982
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
High School: Edison H.S.
2005 Track & Field Recap: Scott's first track season in two years proved to be one of his best. He began by taking a strong 4th place finish in the Home opener 3000m with a PR of 6 seconds. He would later take that down further to 8:36.40 at the Big West Challenge Cup. At the Cardinal Invitational, held at Stanford, Scott lowered his 3000m Steeplechase PR to 9:04.15 notching the NCAA Regional qualifying mark. At the Big West Conference Championships Scott made an outstanding move to take home 3rd place, an All-Conference finish, and a new PR of 9:00.32 making him the 4th all-time Gaucho. After Conference Scott went on to place 23rd overall in the West at the NCAA West Regional Meet in Eugene, Oregon.

2004 XC Recap: Competing for the first time in uniform since spring of 2003 Scott made it back for the Cal Poly Invitational in mid October. Continually improving in the following two weeks he was placed on the Big West Championship roster after finishing 2nd at the Titan Invitational in 24:55.2, the first collegiate finisher by ten seconds.

2004 Track & Field: Sat out the 2004 Season due to lingering injuries.

2003 XC Recap: Forced to take a medical redshirt after a season ending injury.

2003 Track Recap: Continued to show strong signs of improvement. Won the Cal-Nevada steeplechase. Clocked a best of 9:06.14 in the steeple, the 8th fastest time in University history. Also qualified for the regional championships.

2002 XC Recap: Stepped up as top-five runner for the Gauchos as a sophomore...Claimed 49th at the NCAA Western Regional meet with a solid 10K cross country time of 32:21.

2002 Track Recap: A solid first year on the track, Brandos narrowly missed qualifying for the Big West steeple and with marks 1.74 seconds and .15 seconds slower than the respective standard.

2001 XC Recap: Finished fifth at the Fullerton Invite as a freshman with a time of 25:49 over challenging 8K course.

High School: An accomplished cross country runner with a 15:29 Mt. SAC time as a junior, and 15:21 as a senior...Finished ninth in the Southern Section Div 1 Finals meet, and 27th at the Div. 1 State Meet.