PRs: 10 km - 28:44 (2005); Half-Marathon - 1:05:04 (2004); Marathon - 2:12:35 (2004)
Born: August 18, 1978 in Brewster, Kan.
Current Residence: Rochester Hills, Mich.
High School: Manitou Springs HS
College: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Coach: Kevin Hanson
Club: Hansons-Brooks Distance Project
Career Highlights: 4th at 2004 Olympic Trials marathon; 4-time NCAA Division II All-American
The first ever NCAA All-American from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Briney's breakthrough came in 2004 when he emerged on the USA road running scene with a fourth-place finish at the 2004 Olympic marathon trials in Birmingham, Ala., which ultimately earned him a spot on the U.S. marathon team for the 2005 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland.
2005: 7th Stanford Invitational 10k (28:44 PR).
2004: 4th U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Men's Marathon (2:12:34 PR).
2003: 12th USATF Club Cross Country Championships.
2002: 13th USA 10 Mile Road Champs.
2001: 2nd NCAA Division II 10,000 (29:14).