University of Miami Athletics

Brittny Ellis

position

Sprints

Class

Redshirt Senior

Hometown

Gurnee, Ill.

High School

Warren

2019 Outdoor: Recorded a second-place finish in the 400m dash, boasting a time of 52.96 seconds at the Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge and helped the Canes win the 4×400 relay with a time of 3:32.88… Helped the Canes to a third-place finish in the 4×200 relay with a time of 1:33.34 at the Florida Relays and was part of Miami’s fifth-place finish in the 4x400m relay that recorded a time of 3:32.22… Ran a 23.99 in the women’s 200m dash at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational and helped the Canes win the 4×400 relay with a time of 3:33.56. 

USTFCCCA All-America Honors, Second-Team – 4×400 relay 
USTFCCCA All-America Honors, Second-Team – 400m 
ACC Indoor 400m Champion

2019 Indoor: After a season off, Ellis returned to the track posting a time of 38.61 seconds in the 300m at the UAB Blazer Invite… Finished seventh in the 400m dash final with a time of 54.05 at the Texas Tech Classic and was a member of the women’s 4x400m relay team that finished 4th with a combined time of 3:35.73… Finished fifth in the 200m with a time of 24.26 and third in the 400m with a time of 54.39 at the Virginia Tech “Doc Hale” Elite Meet… Was the lone Cane to compete in the women’s 400m dash Invitational and boasted a Top-10 finish with a time of 53.66 at the Tiger Paw Invite and combined to run the then-nation’s ninth fastest 4x400m time of 3:33.99… Earned the gold medal in the 400m, running a time of 52.66 seconds and was part the 4x400m relay that earned gold with a time of 3:32.75, helping the Canes win their fifth indoor title under Coach Deem. 

2018 Outdoor: Did not compete and redshirted to preserve a season of eligibility.

2018 Indoor: Did not compete and redshirted to preserve a season of eligibility.

2017 Outdoor: Finished second in the women’s 200m at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational with a personal best time of 23.36 seconds… Member of the women’s 4x100m relay team that finished seventh at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational… Finished 14th overall in the women’s 400m with a time of 53.91 seconds at the Florida Relays… Competed in the women’s 200m and was a member of the women’s 4x400m relay team that placed second and combined for a time of 3:38.31 at the Hurricane Alumni INvitational… Finished fourth in the women’s 400m with a time of 53.46 seconds at the Michael Johnson Invitational… Member of the women’s 4x400m relay team that combined to finished third with a time of 3:33.69 at the Tom Jones Invitational… Finished fourth with a time of 23.40 seconds in the women’s 200m final at the ACC Outdoor Championships… Earned a silver medal in the women’s 400m at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 51.66 seconds that ranks third in UM history…

2017 Indoor: Finished second with a time of 38.03 seconds in the 300m at the VT invitational…Member of the winning women’s 4x400m relay team at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 3:38.56…Finished fourth with a personal-best time of 53.05 seconds in the 400m at the McCravy Memorial Invitational…Member of the women’s 4x400m relay team that placed third at the McCravy Memorial Invitational with a time of 3:33.43 that ranks fifth all-time in UM history…Won Heat 9 and was fourth overall with a personal-best time of 23.93 seconds at the Meyo Invitational…Member of the winning women’s 4x400m relay team at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 3:31.88 that ranks second in school history and makes the Hurricanes the second-fastest team in the country…Finished 15th with a time of 23.95 seconds in the 200m and also competed in the 400m at the Tiger Paw Invitational… Finished second in section 1 of the 200m with a personal-best time of 23.59 seconds and placed fifth in the final with a time of 23.754 at the ACC Championships… Won section four in the 400m prelim. with a personal-best time of 52.78 seconds that ranks fifth in school history… Earned a silver medal in the 400m final with a personal-best time of 52.19 seconds that puts her in the top six in the NCAA this season and ranks fourth in UM history… Placed eighth with a time of 53.13 seconds in the women’s 400m at the NCAA Championships. Member of the 4×400 relay team that places seventh…

2016 ACC INDOOR CHAMPION, 4X400M
2016 ACC WOMEN’S INDOOR, FIRST TEAM (4X400M)
2016 All-ACC ACADEMIC, INDOOR

2016 Indoor:Placed sixth in the Nittany Lion Challenge with a time of 24.75 seconds … Part of the 4x400m relay team that won the Nittany Lion Challenge with a time of 3:42.11 … Finished 22nd in the 200m at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a time of 25.03 seconds … Finished seventh with a time of 55.07 seconds in the 400m at the McCravy Memorial Meet … Part of the 4x400m relay team that combined to finish second with a time of 3:37.54 at the McCravy Memorial Meet … Finished 10th in the women’s 400m at the Armory Track Invitational with a season-best time of 54.77 seconds … Combined to place second in the women’s 4x400m relay invitational at the Armory Track Invitational with a season-best time of 3:36.41 … Ran a personal-best time of 24.56 seconds in the open 200m at the Tyson Invitational … Member of the relay team that won Heat 1 and placed fifth overall in the women’s 4x400m invitational relay at the Tyson Invitational with a season-best time of 3:34.04 that ranks fifth in UM history … Member of the women’s 4x400m relay that combined to win the gold medal at the ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 3:34.72 … Ran a personal-best time of 54.73 seconds to place seventh in the 400m at the ACC Indoor Championships

2016 Outdoor: Competed in the 400m at the LSU Invitational and Tom Jones Memorial… Ran a season best time of 54.47 in the 400m at the ACC Championships…

High School: Ellis was named the 2015 Gatorade Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year in her home state of Illinois. She won three individual Class 3A state championships this spring and led the Blue Devils to a second place finish as a team. Ellis became the first Class 3A runner in a decade to win the sprint triple, capturing the 100 with a time of 11.85 seconds, the 200 in 24.38 and the 400 in 54.19. She took sixth in the 400 at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China in 2014.

The 5-foot-10 senior has maintained a weighted 4.40 GPA in the classroom. She has volunteered locally on behalf of Feed My Starving Children and Kindred Life Ministries, providing assistance for teen-aged mothers.