Brian Skoglind
Brian Skoglind
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cumming, Ga.
High School: West Forsyth
Major: Physics/Math

Awards/Honors

  • 2016-17 D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
  • 2016 PBC All-Academic Team
  • PBC Gold Scholar 2015-16, 2016-17
  • Had two top-10 finishes in 2015, taking third at the Julius Johnson Invitational and sixth at the Bobcat Classic

At Georgia College

Major: Physics and Math

High School

  • West Forsyth High
  • Head coach Clayton Tillery
  • Cross country leadership award from 2013-15 
  • Also lettered in track
  • "Mr. Wolverine Award”
  • 2015 West Forsyth Scholar Athlete of the Year Runner-Up

Personal 

  • Born on March 7
  • Son of Brian and Heather Skoglind
  • Favorite athlete: Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • Chose Georgia College because he liked the cross country coach and the campus is bigger than high school but not too big to feel overwhelmed
  • Biggest sports thrill: The feeling of standing at the starting line about to go to war with his teammates
  • Biggest Fear: bad drivers
  • Favorite song: "Fade to Black" by Metallica
  • Favorite TV show: The Office

 

2016 Top Times [5 races]

8K 27:11 Royals XC Challenge 10/07/2016

2015 Top Times [4 races]

8K 28:46 Furman Invitational 09/12/2015