Brody Haar - Men's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Brody Haar

Class Freshman
Hometown Phoenix, Ariz.
High School Brophy College Prep
Major Computer Science and Mathematics
Bio

Career Results

2022-23 (As a Freshman)

Cross Country

  • Third on the team and 61st overall (26:00.6) at the 8k Coaching Tree Invitational (Sep. 16)
  • Fourth on the team and 69th overall (26:06.4) at the 5 mile Joe Piane Invitational (Sep. 30)

The Haar File

  • Prepped at Brophy College Preparatory
  • Letterwinner in cross country, track and field
  • Competed in the 5k, 1,600 and 3,200 meters
  • Prep bests 4:20 in the 1,600 and 9:23 in the 3,200
  • Sixth at the Division I AIA 2021 Cross Country State Championships
  • Seventh at the Division I AIA 2022 Track and Field State Championships
  • Fourth at the Division I AIA 2021 Cross Country Southeast Region Championships
  • Qualified for the Arcadia Invitational in track (2022)
  • Medaled at the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic (2021)
  • Team won state championship for the first time since 2003 and only second time in school history at the Division I AIA 2020 State Championships
  • Second at 2021 AIA Division I State track and field meet in the 4×800-meter relay
  • Part of cross country team that placed third overall at the 2019 Division I AIA State Cross Country Championships
  • 2022 track team captain
  • Named most valuable distance runner (2022)
  • 2021 cross country team captain
  • 2021 Premier Region runner of the Year
  • First team All-State (2021)
  • 2021 Team MVP
  • 2021 State qualifier in 1,600 meters and 4×800-meter relay
  • A part of 4×800-meter relay that was runner-up at state meet (2021)
  • 2020 cross country first team All-Region
  • Team State Champions, cross country (2020)
  • Named most inspirational runner (2020)
  • 2019 cross country second team All-Region
  • Most improved/most coachable award recipient, cross country (2019)
  • 2021 National Merit Commended Scholar
  • 2021 AP Distinguished Scholar
  • National Honors Society member (2019-22)
  • First team All-Academic Arizona cross country selection (2019-21)
  • Received the Distinguished Student Award in fall 2021, one of 16 students recognized at Brophy)
  • Son of Aaron Haar and Auburn Grimes, Kendra Haar (step-mom)
  • Has four siblings – Sydni Pelzel (25), Tristan Pelzel (21), Boston Bartee (11) and Lauren Haar (4)
  • Grandfather, Dr. Keith Haar played soccer at the Naval Academy
  • Instagram: @brody.haar
  • Majoring in computer science and mathematics with a double minor in engineering management and German studies