USC senior sprinter Aaron Brown won three events at the 2014 Pac-12 Championships.
USC looks sharp in final tune-up before hosting next week's dual meet against UCLA
Trojans enjoy a big first day against top-notch competition
Trojans to be at Cal, Stanford and San Diego
Boyd wins twice and Novy and Olonade post school all-time top 10 marks
THIS YEAR: Junior BeeJay Lee had an outstanding first year at USC before injuries cut short his season. He transfered to USC in January from New Mexico and quickly established himself as one of the top sprinters in the country. Tied with teammate Aaron Brown for the Loker Stadium 100m dash record.
2013: Lee kept getting better and better as the season progressed, culminating with winning the Pac-12 100m dash title with a PR of 10:07 which tied the stadium record. His time tied him for third all-time by a Trojan, fourth all-time by a conference runner and made USC a winner in the event for the seventh time in nine seasons. He also ran the third leg for USC's 4x100m relay team which took second with a time of 39.94 at the Pac-12 Championships. Unfortunately, Lee developed tighness in his right quadricep and finished 26th at the West Regional with a time of 10.50, missing out by .005 seconds of advancing to the quarterfinals. Lee began the season by placing second at the Trojan Invitational in the men's 4x100m relay with teammates Mercado, Stewart and Brown with a time of 40.07. At the Florida Relays on April 5, he came in 11th place in the 100m dash, and ran his first 200m race of the season while placing 18th with a time of 21.33. Placed fourth in the men's 100m Olympic Development race at the Mt. SAC Relays with a wind-aided time of 10.27. Only two collegiate runners participated in this race comprised of mostly professionals, and Lee claimed the top Division 1 time. Took second at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet with a time of 10.25. Won the 4x100m relay at the same meet with his teammates for a time of 40.18.
BEFORE USC: Lee competed in 2012 at New Mexico and set a wind-aided PR of 10.26 in the 100m dash at the NCAA Preliminary Rounds in Austin, Texas to place ninth and advance to the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Ia. Finished 46th in the 200m (22.70) at the regional. Finished 20th at the NCAA Championships in the 100m dash with a time of 10.28. Lee was one of just two freshmen to reach the NCAA 100m semifinals. Won the 200m dash at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 21.16, snapping TCU's six-year stranglehold on the event at the MW Championships...also took second in the 100m race with a time of 10.55. Was named to the Mountain West All-Academic team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lee graduated in 2011 from West Covina High in West Covina, Calif. Lettered in track and football. Placed third in the 200m at the state meet as a senior (21.49). Was also All-Academic in the Hacienda League.
PERSONAL: Beejay was born on March 5, 1993 in West Covina, Calif...His parents are Bernard and Karen Lee and he has four siblings, Caeron, Eric, Damon and Andrea...In his spare time likes to relay, listen to music and hang out with his family and friends...Lists his favorite actor as Will Smith and favorite mucical artist as Jay-Z...Syas his sports hero is Floyd Mayweather because he consistently lives up to the hype...Loves home-cooked meals...After USC would like to go into coaching and teach...He is a Communication major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 100m -- 10.07 200m-- 20.96