Nearly 2,000 individuals and 3,000 entries anticipated in 2013 Beach Invite
LBSU will also host the Beach Invitational at Cerritos College, April 19-20
49er men take first, women place second
Adam Bianchessi wins the javelin, Michael Vaughan claims the triple jump title
Amanda Klinchuch had a lifetime-best 12-00 in the pole vault
2014 NCAA RUNNER-UP (LONG JUMP)
THREE-TIME NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER
EIGHT-TIME NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIER
2016 & 2015 BIG WEST MEN'S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
2016 BIG WEST MEN'S ATHLETE OF THE MEET
11-TIME ALL-BIG WEST PERFORMER
2016 BIG WEST CHAMPION (TRIPLE JUMP)
2015 BIG WEST CHAMPION (LONG JUMP)
2014 BIG WEST CHAMPION (TRIPLE JUMP)
2013 BIG WEST MEN'S FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
100m: 10.48 (4th all-time)
Long Jump: 25-10.25 (School Record)
Triple Jump: 52-02.75 (T6th all-time)
LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Long Jump: 25-00 (School Record)
Triple Jump: 48-03.25 (8th all-time)
2016 (Senior): NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the long jump and triple jump ... Named the Big West Men's Field Athlete of the Year ... Also selected as the Big West Men's Athlete of the Meet after scoring a school-record 42 points at the conference championships ... Won the triple jump with a season-best 50-08 ... Claimed runner-up honors in the 100m, 200m, 4x100 and long jump ... Ran the fourth-fastest 100m time in program history (10.48) ... Started the year with three-straight individual victories in the long jump ... Finished ahead of the pack at the Cal Opener, Trojan Invitational and Big West Challenge ... Established a school-record 25-10 at the USC meet ... Bettered that mark at the Big West Championships (25-10.25) ... Double-winner in the 100m and 200m at the Anteater 4-Way Meet ... Three-time Big West Athlete of the Week ... Competed in three indoor meets ... Placed eighth in the triple jump at the MPSF Championships with a season-best 47-02.25 ... Earned MPSF and Big West All-Academic honors.
2015 (Junior): Earned USTFCCCA All-America honorable mention distinction in the triple jump ... Advanced to the NCAA Championships with a third-place finish and a season-best 51-11 at the West Preliminary meet ... Also competed in the long jump at the NCAA West regionals ... Named the Big West Men's Field Athlete of the Year ... Led the Beach to its third-straight conference championship by securing 18 individual points ... Claimed the Big West title in the long jump and finished second in the triple jump ... Established a season-best 25-05.5 in the long jump ... Notched three individual victories and reached the 25-foot mark in five meets ... Placed among the top-five in six of his triple jump competitions ... Participated in one meet during the indoor season.
2014 (Sophomore): Garnered first-team All-America honors as the NCAA runner-up in the long jump (25-04.25) ... Advanced to the national championships with a third-place finish at the NCAA West Preliminary ... Finished second at the Big West Championships ... Registered aseason-best 25-05.25 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Also reached 25 feet at the Cal-Nevada Championships (1st, 25-03.25), Beach Invitational (T-1st, 25-00) and Drake Relays (3rd, 25-00) ... Big West champion and NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the triple jump with a season-best 51-05.75 ... Finished ahead of the pack at the Steve Scott Invitational (50-03.5) ... Double winner in the long jump and triple jump at the RCC Quad Meet and Big West Challenge.
2013 (Freshman): Received USTFCCCA All-America honorable mention recognition ... Finished 19th in the long jump at the NCAA Championships ... Qualified for the national meet with a 12th-place showing at the NCAA West Preliminary where he had a season-best 24-11.25 ... Earned All-Big West honors in the triple jump (2nd, 52-02.75) and long jump (3rd, 24-07.25) ... His triple jump distance was a personal record and is tied for sixth in program history ... Took top honors in both events at the Big West Challenge ... Established an indoor school-record 25-00 to finish third in the long jump at the MPSF Championships ... Won the event at the Air Force Team Challenge.
High School: Lettered in track & field at Central High School ... Finished third in the triple jump and 10th in the long jump at the 2012 CIF State Finals ... Took fourth in the triple jump at the state meet as a junior ... Established a meet-record 23.5 points at the 2011 Central Section Championships ... Claimed top honors in the long jump while also placing second in the triple jump, third in the 4x100 relay and fifth in the 110m hurdles ... Named the Fresno Bee's Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Also won three letters in soccer and two in football.
Personal: Majoring in journalism.
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