JUNIOR (1998-99): Indoor - Limited racing but finished seventh in the 55m dash at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships in a time of 6.42i (2/20/99, Reno)...had career-best indoor long jump of 7.33m/24-0 3/4i at same meet for third place...Outdoor - Spend first part of season in rehab for nagging leg muscle problems...won long jump at Pre-Pac-10 meet...finished sixth at the Pac-10 Championships with best leap of 7.26m/23-10 (5/22/99, Tempe).
JUNIOR COLLEGE CAREER: Attended University of Regina in 1997...transferred to Bakersfield College in Spring 1998...ran 100m and long jumped for coach Bob Covey...top 100m time of 10.64...long jumped 7.62m/25-0 and took second at the California state junior college championships.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Graduated from Thom Collegiate in June 1995...ran 100m in 11.57...long jumped 6.40m/21-0...coached by Chris DeFrance from 1995-97...won the 1996 Canadian Junior national Championships long jump with 7.49w/24-7w mark.
PERSONAL: Born 11/1/77 at Castries, St. Lucia...father Ben is a track coach...mother Mary Jane is a manager...brother Tony...sister Evette...majoring in general physical sciences at WSU.
BRIAN LAVILLE'S WASHINGTON STATE BESTS: Indoor: 55m - 6.42i (2/20/99, Reno), 60m - 6.99i (2/6/99, Lincoln), Long Jump - 7.33m/24-0 3/4i (2/20/99, Reno). Outdoor: 100m - 11.08 (5/8/99, Pullman), Long Jump - 7.26m/23-10 (5/22/99, Tempe).