Finished fourth in the 400m at the Wake Forest Open for a time of 56.09 ... Finished second in the same event at the Coastal Carolina Invitational and competed in the 400m at the ACC Championships placing ninth overall ... Took second in the HPU VertKlasse Meeting in the 200m ... Helped the 4x400m relay team finish third at the HPU VertKlasse Meeting ... Also was on the 4x100m relay team that finished fifth in the ACC Championships with a time of 46.95.
Took first in the 600m at the Hokie Invitational with a time of 1:37.75 ... Placed first in the DMR at the Wake Forest Invitational with a time of 12:28.10 ... Finished third at the JDL College Kickoff in the 500m and was on the 4x400m relay team that placed second in the JDL College Kickoff.
Raced to a personal-best time of 55.96 in the 400 meters during the preliminary rounds of the ACC Championship ... Currently ranks tied for sixth in school history in the 400, along with Molly Pancake ... Secured two additional top 10 finishes in the 400 on the year, including a sixth-place finish at the VertKlasse Meeting (56.36) and a fifth-place finish at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (57.67) ... Placed 11th at the Wake Forest Open in the 400 with a time of 56.79 and 12th at the Tiger Track Classic in 56.40 ... Raced in the 200 meters for the first time of her collegiate career, turning in a season-best time of 25.54 at the Tiger Track Classic ... Also finished eighth at the WSSU Invitational in the event with a time of 25.56 ... A member of the 4x400 meter relay squad that finished ninth at the ACC Championship in 3:49.47 and third at the VertKlasse Meeting in 3:56.44 ... Also raced on the 4x4 team that finished in 4:04.63 at the WSSU Invitational to place fourth overall ... Ran the 400m leg for the DMR team that captured first place at the Wake Forest Open in a season-best time of 12:05.26.
Led Wake Forest in the 400 meters, turning in a personal-best time of 57.57 at the Hokie Invitational ... Placed fifth overall in the event at the Virginia Tech Elite (57.60) and the UNC Invitational (58.77) ... Raced in the 500 meters twice on the season, turning in a top time of 1:17.81 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... A member of the 4x400 relay team at three different meets, including the squad that placed second at the Fast Track Invitational in a season-best time of 3:58.76.
Specializes in the 400 meters and the 4x400-meter relay ... Two-time 400m Ocean League Champion in 2007 and 2009 ... 2009 Ocean League 800m Champion ... 2009 Athlete of the Year ... Also named the 2009 Track and Field MVP ... Received the 2008 Track and Field Coaches Award ... Personal record in the 400m currently stands at 56.4, while her top 800m time is 2:16 ... A California Scholarship Federation Member during all eight semesters of high school (Fall 2005-Spring 2009) ... Also named to the Honor Roll for each of her eight semesters at Culver City High ... Salutatorian in the class of 2009.
Full name is Brianna Angelica Dekine ... Born April 14, 1991 ... Daughter of Bruce and Beverly Dekine ... Has one older sister, Brittany (age 25) ... Pursuing a degree in Chemistry ... Former teammates currently running in college include Olympia Jewett (California State University, Northridge), Anniya Louis (Southern Cal), Gina Deckard (Nevada), and LaTijera Avery (Nevada).
Up Close with Brianna
If I could appear on the cover of any magazine, it would be...Rolling Stone.
My favorite professional athlete is...Dwyane Wade.
One fact that most people don't know about me is...I like to bake.
My role model is...My mother.
If I could invite any three people, dead or alive, to dinner, I would choose...Jesse Owens, Ne-Yo, and Michelle Obama.
My favorite book is...Their Eyes Were Watching God.
One word I would use to describe myself is...Uncommon.
If I was not running at Wake Forest, I would play...Basketball.
My favorite restaurant is...Red Lobster.
My dream job is to be...A head physician for a professional sports team.
My favorite professional sports team is...The Los Angeles Lakers.
Something that I cannot live without is...Mexican food.
My favorite television shows are...House, Man v. Food, and Keeping up with the Kardashians.
One food that I absolutely will not eat is...Peanut butter.
If I could vacation anywhere in the world, I would travel to...Italy.