Brendan Yeager
Brendan Yeager
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ballwin, Mo.
High School: Westminster Christian Academy
Events: Middle Distance
Major: Spanish

Honors:

  • (Cross Country) NCAA South/Southeast All-Region (2019)
  • (Cross Country) USA South All-Conference first team (2019)
  • (Cross Country) USA South Rookie Runner of the Week (Sept. 23, 2019)

2019-20 (Senior): Competed on the cross country team for the first time and ran in all seven meets during the fall... Earned first team All-USA South following a sixth place finish and personal record time of 26:02.7 at the USA South Championships (Nov. 2)... His time of 26:02.7 ranks third all-time in program history in the 8k... Became first Covenant runner since 2014 to earn NCAA All-Region after finishing 35th with a time of 26:13.2 at the NCAA South/Southeast Region meet (Nov. 16)... Was named USA South Rookie Runner of the Week on Sept. 23 after finishing 19th with a time of 26:30.0 at the Wingfoot XC Classic (Sept. 20)... Competed in two track meets on the year... Set a personal record in the indoor mile run of 4:40.87 at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 1)... Finished fifth overall in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:10.43 at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (March 7)

2018-19 (Junior): Competed in all meets in the indoor and outdoor seasons... Set the program record in the outdoor 800 meter at 1:58.83 at the Emory Invitational... Also ran an 800 time of 1:59.82 at the Berry Field Day Invitational... Part of the 4x400 (3:29.65), 4x800 (7:59.82), and DMR (10:45.84) teams that set outdoor program records... Set a personal best in the 1500 meter at 4:07.54 at the USA South Championships

Prior to Covenant: Attended Ole Miss and played with the men's soccer club for two years

High School: Attended Westminster Christian Academy

Personal: Parents are Todd and Carol Yeager... Has four sisters: Mackenzie, Alexandra, Kat, and Ginny... Favorite Bible verse is Genesis 1:1... Majoring in Spanish

Yeager's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 16:58.30 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 30, 2019)
8K: 26:02.7 (USA South Championship, Nov. 2, 2019)

Outdoor Track:
400m: 57.13 (Birmingham Southern Invitational; March 13-14, 2020)
800m: 1:58.83 (Emory Invitational, Mar. 23, 2019)
1500m: 4:07.54 (USA South Championships, April 18-19, 2019)
5000m: 15:53.32 (Birmingham Southern Invitational; March 13-14, 2020)
4x400: 3:29.65 - Bryan, Cone, Gaffin (USA South Championships, April 18-19, 2019)
4x800m: 7:59.82 - George, Le Mahieu, Gaffin (Rhodes Invitational, Mar. 16, 2019)
DMR: 10:45.84 - Cone, Le Mahieu, George (Emory Invitational, Mar. 23, 2019)

Indoor Track: 
800m: 2:00.47 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
Mile: 4:40.87 (Tiger Indoor Invitational; Feb. 1, 2020)
4x400: 3:44.95 - Tyson, George, Ferda (Tiger Indoor Invitational; Feb. 1, 2020)
DMR: 10:53.10 - Wallace, Le Mahieu, George (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)