Frankie Brillante
Frankie Brillante
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wallingford, Conn.
High School: Sacred Heart Academy
Position: Middle Distance

2011-12 (Sophomore): Indoor: At the Sorlien Invitational, earned third in the 4x800m relay (10:16.04)... Earned second in both the distance medley (12:29.26) and the 1,000m run (3:02.52) at the URI Invite... At the Terrier Classic, placed 17th in the 800 meters with a personal best and New England qual. mark of 2:15.31... In the New England Indoor Championships, posted the second fastest time in the trials for the 800m run, clocking in at 2:14.90, beating her previous best 2:15.31 from the BU Terrier Invitational. Earned third in the 800m final (2:15.64). Outdoor: At Northeastern, placed second in the 800-meter run (2:18.47) and fifth in the 1,500-meter run (4:49.68)... At the UConn All-Region Invitational, placed second in the 4x400m relay (3:56.23) and eighth in the 1500m run (4:45.21)... At the Brown Invitational ran a personal best and New England time of 2:12.94 in the 800m run and finished second. Brillante's time makes her the eight best URI individual all-time and sets a new sophomore class record. Also earned a season best in the 4x400m relay (3:52.88).

2010-11 (Freshman): Indoor: Finished fourth in the 600m dash in a time of 1:40.88 and helped the 4x400m relay team to a runner-up finish in a time of 4:05.72 at the Alden Invitational... Placed third in the 500m at the URI Sorlien Invitational... Finished third in the 800m run in a time of 2:20.51 and ran in the 4x400m relay that finished third in a time of 3:59.63 at the URI Invitational... Ran to a sixth place finish in the 500m dash in a time of 1:18.40 at the Terrier Classic... Ran in the DMR that finished third in a time of 11:59.37 at the Giegengack Invitational... Ran in the DMR (eighth, 12:09.35) 4x800m relay (fifth, 9:17.89) at the Atlantic 10 Championships... A member of the 4x800m relay team that took first place in a time of 9:08.99 at the New England Championships... Also finished 11th in the 500m dash. Outdoor: Recorded a time of 5:08.04 in the 1500m at the Bryant Invitational...Finished fourth in the 4x400m relay and fourteenth in the 800m run at the UConn All-Region Invitational... Finished ninth in the 800m run in a time of 2:21.43 at the Brown Outdoor Invitational.

High School: Lettered in cross country, basketball, and indoor/outdoor track at Sacred Heart Academy... A two-time captain of her cross country team and a indoor/outdoor track captain as a senior... Named all-state in the 800m, steeplechase, and as a cross country runner.. Was president of her senior class.

Personal: Born May 28, 1992... Daughter of John and Margaret Brillante... Has one brother, John and three sisters, Ann, Maggie and Maureen... Majoring in kinesiology.