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Duke Track & Field BIO
Brett Bofinger
Player Profile:
Brett Bofinger 1893845
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Colleyville, Texas
High School: Colleyville Heritage

Honors: Indoor First Team All-America (DMR - 2015)...Outdoor School Record Holder (4x400 - 2015)...Indoor All-ACC Academic (2015, 2016)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2016)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)

2015-16: Participated in five competitions during the indoor and outdoor season…in indoor competition, a member of the 4x200 team that set a Duke record, placing third at the Armory Invitational (2/6) in a combined time of 1:27.43…ran a leg of the 4x400 and placed second at the Armory Invitational (2/6)  in a time of 3:15.53, the third-fastest time in Duke history…finished 12th in the 400 preliminary round of the ACC Indoor Championship (2/26) in a time of 48.86, the third-fastest time in school history…ran the second leg of the 4x400 and finished eighth at the ACC Indoor Championship (2/27) in a combined time of 3:16.48…during the outdoor season, a member of the 4x400 team that finished seventh at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/15) in a time of 3:10.96, the third-fastest time in Duke history…placed second in the 4x100 at the Battle of the Blues (4/2) in a combined time of 42.90…named to the Indoor and Outdoor All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2014-15: Competed as one of the Blue Devils’ lead sprinters during first season in Durham…Indoors, voted as Freshman of the Year for the men’s team…earned first team All-America honors as part of the seventh-place finishing distance medley relay team at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/13)…ran the 400-meter leg to help Duke finish with a combined time of 9:39.32…member of the 4x400 squad that took ninth at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/28), clocking a 3:16.19 for the fifth-fastest time in school history…ran a personal-best time of 49.30 in the 400 at the ACC Championships (2/27) to take 25th in the preliminary heats and rank fifth in the Duke records book…registered the third-fastest 300-meter race in program history at the Hokie Invitational (1/23), crossing the finish line in 35.19…ran a career-best 22.48 in the 200 to place 23rd at the Iowa State Classic (2/13)…produced his best 60-meter showing as a rookie at the Hokie Invitational (1/23), clocking a 7.22…Outdoors, led Duke in both the 200 and 400, taking 11th in the 200 at the Duke Twilight (5/7) with a 21.70, while finishing 16th in the prelims of the 400 at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/15) after crossing the line in 47.93…used a wind-aided time of 10.81 to capture fourth in the 100-meter dash at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/4)…helped set a school record in the 4x400 at the Duke Twilight (5/7) with a first-place time of 3:10.76, then reset the mark the following week at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/16), taking fifth with a 3:09.21…member of the 4x100 unit that placed 19th in the preliminary heats at the Penn Relays (4/24) with a 41.63, ranking as the fourth-fastest time in school history…excelled in the classroom, earning a spot on the All-ACC Academic Men’s Indoor Track & Field Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Lettered four years in track & field at Colleyville Heritage High School under the direction of coach Bill Anderson…qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 400 during the summer of 2013…also lettered two years in football…was a unanimous first team all-district selection and earned a spot on the academic all-state first team as a senior…was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Robert and Pamela Bofinger…born Sept. 26, 1995 in Irvine, Calif….has one sister, Bridget.

Indoor PRs
60m- 7.06 (1/15/2016)
200m- 22.09 (1/15/2016)
300m- 35.19 (3) (1/23/2015)
400m- 48.86 (3) (2/26/2016)

Outdoor PR
100m- 10.90 (3/25/2016)
200m- 21.70 (5/7/2015)
400m- 47.93 (5/15/2015)

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