Neil Braganza
Neil Braganza
Year: So.
Hometown: San Ramon, Calif.
High School: Dougherty Valley High School
Position: Distance
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Timothy Dwight

High School Bests:

1,600 4:12.73

3,200 9:15

5k (xc) 15:25

Collegiate Bests: 

1500m: 4:06.92

Mile: 4:28.47

3,000m: 8:38.66

3,000m steeplechase: 9:43.25

5K (xc): 15:31.6

6K (xc): 19:46.8

8K (xc): 25:52.3

2018-19: In cross country competed at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet… Competed in the Men’s Open Race at the Paul Short Invitational finishing 1st for Yale and 14th overall in 25:58 for 8K… Competed at the CCSU Mini Meet running a personal best 15:31.6 for 5K. In indoor track competed in the 3,000 meters at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational running 8:48.43. Did not compete in outdoor track. 

2017–18: In cross country competed at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet finishing 10th... Ran an 8K personal best of 25:52.3 at the Panorama Farms Invitational… Competed at the New England Championships finishing 2nd for the team...Raced at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships finishing 3rd for the team and 41st overall...Competed at the NCAA Northeast Regional finishing 6th for Yale... In indoor track competed in the mile at the Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet… Ran a personal best of 8:38.66 in the 3,000 meters at the Harvard-Princeton-Yale tri-meet... In outdoor track ran a personal best of 9:43.25 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Virginia Challenge… Won the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Yale Springtime Invitational.

High School: Team captain junior and senior years for cross country and track…Compete in the TrackTown USA Summer Series in the Elite Boys HS Mile...Two time  league champion in the mile...League and North Coast Section Champion in Cross country…9th in Div.1 CIF State XC Championships

Personal: Avid swimmer, hiker, and biker...Member of school's leadership program for 3 years...Very involved in Special Education programs and Catholic Charities refugee assistance programs