Brittany Houghton
Brittany Houghton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Freeport, Ill.

High School:
Dakota

Height:
5-6

Event:
Multiple


2009-10: Indoor- Member of the 4x400m relay team that raced to a season-best 3:56.69 at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/27) ... set a personal record in the 400-meters with a time of 1:00.17 at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (1/9) ... raced to a first-place finish in the 400m at the Panther Open (1/16), crossing the finish line in a time of 1:00.61 ... notched a season-best performance in the 200-meter dash at the EMU Invite (1/9) with a time of 27.28 ... leapt to a season-best mark of 18-01.00 in the long jump at the Carthage Invitational (1/30), a first-place finish ... won the long jump at the Panther Open (1/16) with a mark of 17-09.75.

2008-09: Indoor - Set the NIU indoor triple jump record with a 38-1.25 mark at the MAC Championships (2/28)... scored the Huskies' only point on day one of that event (2/27), placing eighth in the long jump (18-4.5)... won long jump gold at the Panther Open (1/17) and the CMU Quad (2/6) with jumps of 18-7.75 and 18-6, respectively... placed second in the triple jump with a 36-6.25 mark at the CMU Quadrangular (2/6)... took the silver in the long jump at the ISU Early Bird Invitational (1/24) with a 17-9 mark... also took second in the 200m dash (26.58) at that event... placed third in the long jump at the Illinois Intercollegiate (1/31) with a 17-8.75 jump. Outdoor- Earned a first-place finish in the 400m (59.14) at the NIU Invitational (5/9) ... claimed first-place finishes in the long jump at the NIU Invite with a mark of 18-06, and at the Spartan Invitational (4/18) with a jump of 18-01 ... achieved a season-best mark at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (4/4) with a third-place long jump score of 18-10 ... recorded third-place finishes in the triple jump at both the Spartan Invitational (36-03) and the Mike Poehlein Invitational (37-02.25) ... member of the 4x100 relay team that broke a NIU school record with a time of 47.78 at the MAC Championships.

2007-08: Indoor- Broke a 27-year-old NIU record in the long jump with a 18-5.5 leap at the MAC Championships (3/1) ... reached a season best in the 200m at MAC Championships (2/29) with a time of 27.03 ... finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 16-8 and placed fourth in the 400m (1:00.71) at the Redbird Invitational (12/8) ... jumped to a personal best in the long jump with a leap of 18-1.5 and placed second in the triple jump with a jump of 36-3. 5 at the Badger Track Classic (1/12) ... finished fifth at the EIU Mega Meet (1/19) in the long jump with a jump of 17-2.75 ... captured an indoor season best in the 200m with a time of 27.06 at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic (1/26)... won the long jump (18-2.25) and the 400m (1:01.85) and took second in the triple jump (35-11.25) at the Tadd Metzger Invite (2/2). Outdoor- Reset her previous school triple jump record at the MAC Championships (5/17) with a leap of 38-04.25 ... jumped to a second place triple jump finish and a personal record at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) with a mark of 37-9.50 ... leaped to a personal record and a first-place finish at the event with a mark of 18-9.25 in the long jump ... won the long jump (18-4.25) at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/10) ... placed second in the triple jump (36-06.25) at the Disney Relays (3/7-3/8) ... placed first in the long jump (17-7) and third in the triple jump (35-01) at the Augie Invitational (4/18) ... ran on the first place 4x100m (50.86) and the 4x400m (4:04.36) relays at the Disney Relays (3/7-3/8).

2006-07: Indoor- Made the longest jump of the indoor season for NIU on her way to second-place in the triple jump (36-7) and fifth in the long jump (17-1.25) at the Illinois Invitational (1/13) ... won her heat in the 200-meter dash (27.07) and finished fourth in the long jump with a mark of 17-9.5, a Huskies' season high, at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/16) ... took fourth-place with a mark of 17-1.25 in the long jump and long jumped a 35-6.5 at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/27) ... earned a fifth-place finish in both the long jump (17-11) and the triple jump (35-5.25) in her first meet as a Huskie, the Redbird Open (12/9) ... Outdoor- Ran a leg on the 4x400-meter relay team that set a new school record (3:46.86), and the record-breaking 4x100-meter relay team (48.34) at the MAC Outdoor Championships ... opened the outdoor season with a personal best in the 100-meter dash (13.11) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (3/17/07)...participated on the 4x100-meter relay team that took second-place (48.42) at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/5/07)....

High School: Served as co-captain for Dakota all four years ... earned All-Upstate Illini Conference accolades her last three years ... selected Most Valuable Performer by her teammates her last three years .. holds the school record in the long jump, triple jump, 100m and 400m dash ... holds the conference mark in the long jump, triple jump and 400m.

Personal: Daughter of Renee and Craig Houghton ... born April 6, 1988 .... majoring in textiles, apparel and merchandising.

Personal Records

Indoor
60m 8.21
200m 26.33
400m 1:00.17
Long Jump 18-7.75
Triple Jump 38-1.25
Outdoor
100m 13.11
200m 26.48
400m 57.97
Long Jump 18-10
Triple Jump 38-4.25