Chippewa senior has battled back from neck, elbow injuries to qualify for NCAA Championships
Devene Brown is among the many Chippewas who enter the MAC Championships with high hopes of earning a title.
2014 (Outdoor Track and Field): Placed third in the javelin (188-09.7) at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational (3/29) ... finished second in the javelin with a mark of 193-10 at the Spartan Invitational (4/5) ... placed second in the javelin with a new personal best of 210-07 at the Hilltopper Relays (4/12) ... finished second in the javelin with a mark of 208-02 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (4/19) ... placed eleventh in the javeling (203-02) at the Triton Invite (4/26) ... won the javelin with a mark of 211-05 at the Billy Hayes Invite (5/3) ... placed second in the javelin (215-04) at the MAC Outdoor Championships (5/15) ... finished seventeenth in the javelin with a mark of 211-06 at the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Championships (6/11).
2012 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished 9th in the javelin (189-05) at the LSU Relays (3/24) ... won the javelin (162-01) at the Northwood Open (4/14) ... won the javelin (181-11) at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/28) ... won the javelin (193-01) at the Len Paddock Invitational (5/04) ... finished 4th in the javelin (197-05) at the MAC Championships (5/10-5/12) ... Academic All-MAC selection.
2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Won the javelin throw in debut meet with a distance of 190-0 at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (4/22) ... took first in the javelin (189-9) at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/30) ... won the javelin with a distance of 185-5 at the Len Paddock Invitational (5/6-5/7) ... finished runner-up in the javelin with a personal-best mark of 203-5 at the MAC Championships (5-12-5/14).
2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Redshirted.
High School: Pennsylvania's all-time leader in career passing yards (8,544), career touchdown passes (118) and single-season touchdown passes (50) ... three-year starter ... 37-5 record as a starting quarterback ... led the Crusaders to a 15-1 record and Class AA state championship in 2009 ... No. 17 jersey was retired following senior season, becoming just the third athlete in school history to have number retired ... completed 168-of-269 passes for 2,757 yards and 50 touchdowns with just six interceptions in 2009 ... also ran for 353 yards and six scores ... named an EA Sports third-team All-American ... named Pennsylvania's Mr. Football by Pennsylvania Football News ... also named the Gatorade Pennsylvania Player of the Year and Pennsylvania Sportswriters Player of the Year ... 2009 Lancaster Newspapers Male Athlete of the Year ... two-time all-state first-team selection ... all-state second team as a sophomore ... threw at least three touchdown passes in 12 games in 2009, including three games with five touchdown passes ... as a junior in 2008, completed 181-of-278 passes for 3,192 yards and 42 touchdowns and five interceptions to lead team to a 13-2 record and berth in the state semifinals ... completed 161-of-238 passes for 2,615 yards and 26 touchdowns with six interceptions as a sophomore ... also competes on the track and field team ... 2009 Class AA state champion in the javelin ... recorded the fourth-longest javelin throw in the country as a junior (216-0) ... boasts a 4.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale ... National Honor Society member ... Pennsylvania Football News academic all-state honoree ... scored 1330 on the SAT.
Career Bests: Javelin (219-09).