Kaira Brown - Women's Track and Field - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Kaira Brown Season 2022-23

Sprints

Class Senior
Event Sprints
Hometown Somerset, N.J.
High School Kent Place School
Major Public Policy Studies • Latino and Latina Studies
Bio

Career Results

Student-Athlete Features

Do What You Can

Career Honors 

  • 2022 NCAA DI Outdoor Track & Field Championships qualifier
  • 2021-23 NCAA DI Outdoor Track & Field Championships – East Regional qualifier
  • 2023 Second-Team All-SEC as a member of the 4×400-meter relay
  • 2023 Arthur Ashe Jr. Female Sports Scholar of the Year finalist
  • 2023 Arthur Ashe Cross Country/Track & Field Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2023 First-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
  • 2021 Second-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
  • 2023 College Sports Communicators Academic All-District
  • 2021-23 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2021, 2022 USTFCCCA All-Academic
  • 2019-20 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Holds school record as a member of the indoor 4×400-meter relay (3:33.23)
  • Holds school record as a member of the outdoor 4×400-meter relay (3:32.29)
  • Holds school record as a member of the indoor distance medley relay (11:14.47)
  • Fourth in Vanderbilt history in the 300 meters (39.45)
  • Sixth in Vanderbilt history in the outdoor 400 meters (54.04)
  • Eighth in Vanderbilt history in the indoor 400 meters (55.45)

As a Senior (2023)

  • Second-Team All-SEC as a member of the 4×400-meter relay
  • Arthur Ashe Jr. Female Sport Scholar of the Year finalist
  • Arthur Ashe Cross Country/Track & Field Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • First-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
  • College Sports Communicators Academic All-District
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Competed as a member of the 4×400-meter relay at the NCAA East Regional (May 24-27)
  • Finished 28th in the 400 meters (54.68) and member of the scoring 4×400-meter relay (3:32.29) that finished eighth at the SEC Outdoor Championships (May 11-13)
  • Finished fourth in the 400 meters (54.44), recorded a personal best in the 200 meters (25.22) and member of the winning 4×400-meter relay (3:35.14) at the outdoor Music City Challenge (Apr. 28-29)
  • Competed in the 400 meters (56.09) at the Mt. SAC Relays (Apr. 12-15)
  • Member of the 4×800-meter relay (9:01.03) that finished second at the Island Relays Bahamas (Mar. 17-18)
  • Recorded a season best in the 400 meters (55.49) and member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:33.23) that finished third and broke the school record at the SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 24-25)
  • Member of the winning 4×400-meter relay (3:36.99) at the indoor Music City Challenge (Feb. 10-11)
  • Finished eighth in the 400 meters (56.36) and member of the indoor 4×400-meter relay (3:41.08) that finished second at the PNC Lenny Lyles Classic (Jan. 27-28)
  • Finished second in the indoor 400 meters (56.49) at the Vanderbilt Invitational (Jan. 20-21)

As a Junior (2022)

  • USTFCCCA All-Academic
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:36.62) that finished 19th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (Jun. 8-11)
  • Member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:38.09) that finished 12th at the NCAA East Regional (May 25-28)
  • Member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:44.43) at the SEC Outdoor Championships (May 12-14)
  • Finished ninth in the 800 meters (2:13.56) at the outdoor Music City Challenge (Apr. 29-30)
  • Finished third in the 400 meters (54.04) at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Apr. 22-23)
  • Member of the winning 4×400-meter relay (3:37.75) at the Joe Walker Invitational (Apr. 8-9)
  • Member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:37.44) at the SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 25-26)
  • Member of the distance medley relay (11:14.47) that finished eighth at the JDL DMR Invitational (Feb. 18)
  • Finished third in the 600 meters (1:33.27) at the Music City Challenge (Feb. 11-12)
  • Member of the winning 4×400-meter relay (3:45.70) at the Vanderbilt Invitational (Jan. 21-22)
  • Finished second in the 300 meters (39.45) at the Commodore Challenge (Jan. 14-15)

As a Sophomore (2021)

  • USTFCCCA All-Academic
  • Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Second-Team Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
  • Member of the 4×400-meter relay (3:35.06) that finished 15th at the NCAA East Regional (May 26-29)
  • Finished 24th in the 400 meters (55.93) at SEC Outdoor Championships (May 13-15)
  • Finished first in the 400 meters (55.57) and member of the winning 4×400-meter relay (3:39.71) at the Black and Gold Invitational (Apr. 16-17)
  • Finished third in the 400 meters (55.30) at the Miami Invite (Apr. 9-10)
  • Finished 15th in the 400 meters (55.51) and member of the scoring 4×400-meter (3:39.39) and distance medley relays (11:31.08) at the SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 25-27)
  • Member of winning 4×400-meter relay (3:40.57) at the indoor Music City Challenge (Feb. 12-13)

As a Freshman (2020)

  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Member of 4×400-meter relay (3:44.14) at the SEC Indoor Championships (Feb. 29)
  • Finished sixth in the 400 meters (56.02) at the Texas A&M Invitational (Feb. 7)
  • Outdoor season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

The Brown File

  • Two-time first team all-state selection in the 400 meters
  • Second team all-state selection outdoor 400 meters
  • Three-time first team all-county selection in the 400 meters
  • First team all-county selection in the 4×400 meters her senior campaign
  • Named track MVP her junior season
  • Outstanding Scholar of History recipient
  • Sociedad honoraria hispánica member
  • Mu Alpha Theta (math honor society) member