Brian Archie
Brian Archie
Height: 5-4
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Niagara Falls, NY
High School: Niagara Falls
Position: Jumps/Sprints

Brian Archie passed away on April 21, 2013.

"We were all deeply saddened upon learning of the passing of Brian Archie- a member of the UB Athletics family. Please keep Brian’s family and teammates in your thoughts during this difficult time." - UB Director of Athletics Danny White

2011-12: Placed sixth in the long jump (22-7) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Set season-best long jump mark of 22-10 at Cornell Denault Invitational. Finished ninth in the long jump (21-8) at the MAC Outdoor Championships. Set season-best long jump mark of 23-2.75 at Toledo Collegiate Challenge. Posted top sprint marks of 11.33 for 100-meters and 22.90 for 200-meters at Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic. Named to indoor and outdoor Academic All-MAC teams.

2010-11: Finished sixth in the long jump (23-11) and 14th in the 100m (11.06) at the MAC Outdoor Championships. Placed ninth in the long jump (22-3.50) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Set season best outdoor long jump of 23-11.50 at the Cornell Upstate Challenge. Posted UB’s best indoor long jump (23-4) at the Cornell Denault Invitational.

2009-10: Finished ninth in the long jump (22-1) indoors and 10th (21-5.50) outdoors at the MAC Championships. Set season best indoor long jump mark of 23-1.25 at the Cornell Upstate Challenge. Set top outdoor mark of 22-3.75 at Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic.

High School: Earned three letters and captained three seasons for coaches Sam Giancola and Jon Robins at Niagara Falls High School. Won the long jump at the indoor state championships becoming the first male state champion in school history. Finished third at the 2009 state outdoor championships in the long jump, eighth in the 100m and part of the Wolverines’ sixth-place 4x100m relay. Won Section VI titles in the indoor and outdoor long and triple jumps in 2009. Also played football as a running back and cornerback.

Personal: Born April 18, 1991. Son of Brian Archie Sr. and Olympia Glasco. Has three brothers (Brandon Archie, Lateaf Archie, Salmod Young) and four sisters (Jerica Powell, Bria Archie, Brionna Archie, Breajah Archie). Favorite athlete is Carl Lewis. Favorite food is steak.  Lists Carl Lewis as his greatest athletic influence. Majoring in international business and Spanish.