Brandon Dunford
Brandon Dunford


Huntersville, N.C.

High School:


2012-13 Track & Field: Participated in the men's 600-meter run, 800-meter run, 1,000-meter run, 4x4-meter relays and distance medley relays...Recorded a season-best time of 1:21.00 at the Penn State National for a second-place finish...Placed third at Christopher Newport with a time of 1:23.49...Finished 11th at the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 1:21.28...Recorded a career-best time of 1:55.43 in the 800-meter run at the SPIRE Invitational...Tallied a season-best time of 2:41.32 in the 1,000-meter run at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Was part of a men's 4x400-meter relay team that finished in the top-15 at the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 3:18.95...His distance medley relay squad earned a sixth-place finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 10:26.07...Was part of another DMR team that placed sixth at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 10:22.91.

2012-13 Cross Country: Was only able to compete in two 5K races on the season...Ran a 18:34.7 to finish 63rd in the Adidas XC Invitational...Turned in an 18:24 to place 34thh at the Three-Stripe Invitational.

2011-12 Track & Field: Competed in the men's 500-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Invitational and finished in the top 15 with a season-best time of 1:07.58...Notched a season-best time of 1:21.54 at the SPIRE Invitational in the men's 600-meter run...Participated in the men's 800-meter run at both the SPIRE Invitational (1:57.69) and the Virginia Tech Invite (2:03.06)...Was part of a distance medley relay team that placed sixth at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 10:29.72...Ran in the men's 800-meter during the outdoor season and recorded a pair of top-10 finishes...Recorded his season-best time of 1:54.75 at the C-USA Outdoor Championships to finish in the top 20...Placed fourth at the Quad Meet with a time of 1:55.72...Earned a sixth-place finish at the Charlotte Invite with a time of 1:54.87...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay team that placed third at the Charlotte Invite with a time of 3:25.11...His team placed fifth at North Carolina with a time of 3:23.78...His distance medley relay team set a new ECU school record with a time of 9:53.56 at Florida for a fourth-place finish.

2011-12 Cross Country: Ran in a trio of 5K races, turning in a career-best performance at the Three-Stripe Invite, crossing the finish line in 17:44 to claim 40th place...Opened collegiate career at the Wolfpack Invitational, clocking out with a time of 18:23.2, good for 72nd overall...Season's other race was a 21st-place showing, and 18:46.57 mark, at the ECU Pirate Invitational.

High School: Participated in cross country and indoor track as a senior after spending two years on the outdoor track and field team...Owns school records in the 800 and 1,000-meter runs and was a member of standard-setting 4x400-meter and 4x800-meter relays...During final campaign, finished second in the 800 meters at the outdoor North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 4A State Championship in a time of 1:54.68...An All-Charlotte Observer and All-Lake Norman News First-Team outdoor track honoree for the 800 meters and 4x400-meter relay...Named The Herald Weekly 2010-11 Boys Indoor Track Athlete-of-the-Year after placing third at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship in the 1,000 meters with the school-record time of 2:35.85...Also helped the 4x800-meter relay team to a seventh-place showing at the NCHSAA 4A championship...Received the Senior Outstanding Award and MVP honors following final campaign, during which he served as a captain...An All-I-MECK 4A conference honoree following junior and senior seasons...Established the school 800-meter record as a junior with a time of 1:57.10, good for a sixth-place finish at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship...Anchored the 4x800-meter relay team that season to a second-place finish at the NCHSAA 4A regional meet...4x400-meter relay team took home the I-MECK 4A conference title during junior season, finishing in 3:22.88...As a sophomore, 4x800-meter relay team established the program record and finished fifth at the NCHSAA 4A State Championship...Ran for head coach Michelle LaPointe.

Born Brandon Benjamin Dunford in Dayton, Ohio...Son of LaTony Dunford-Johnson and Gregory Johnson...Majoring in marketing...Member of the Honor Roll, Future Business Leaders of America and Distributive Education Clubs of America...Hobbies are fishing, swimming and playing basketball.