2002: Slowed by injury, did not compete after Stanford meet (Feb. 15)...best performance of season came at Stanford Invitational...helped Bears to sweep field there with 8.350 score on the rings.
2001: Competed in every meet including post season on rings ... finished second on rings on Feb. 18 at Stanford with individual season-best score of 8.950 ... scored another 8.950 for third-place tie on rings at home meet versus Iowa and Air Force .
2000: After redshirting his first year at Cal, Sano came back as a specialist on rings ... recorded career high on rings with score of 9.400 against Stanford ... tallied at least 9.300 on rings on four different occasions during regular season and 9.200 on rings on day two of NCAA team competition.
Previous: Competed at 1997 Junior Olympics ... trained at Miramar Elite Gymnastics Academy in San Diego ... was high school All-American at Monte Vista High in Spring Valley.
Personal: Brian Wesley Takashi Sano ... American studies major with emphasis in American business ... both parents, as well as grandfather, aunt and uncle, are Cal grads ... has one sister, Kristen ... parents are Karen and Edwin Sano ... born June 6, 1980 in San Diego.
Sano's 2002 Bests Rings: 8.350 at Stanford Invite - 1/23/02
Sano's Career Bests Rings: 9.400 vs. Stanford - 2/19/00