Donald Bernard
Donald Bernard
Year: So.
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
High School: Bishop Manogue Catholic HS
Position: Distance

Competed in ten events as a freshman during the 2013 track and field season for the Titans...had a team best time of 8:47.21 in the men's 3000-meter run at the Spring Break Invite in Irvine, Calif. on March 22-23...also holds the best time for the Titans in the 10,000-meter run during the 2013 season, after posting a time of 31:55.72 at the Cal/Nevada Championships in La Jolla, Calif., on March 29-30.

In his rookie season with the Titans, Bernard was an impact runner from the start for the Titans. In his first meet, the Mark Covert Classic, he helped the Titans finish 5th overall when he finished 22nd (18 points) with a time of 26:31.4. Bernard was a consistent runner who ran 26 minutes in all his events besides the NCAA West Regionals. Bernard had his career-best finish at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on Oct. 13 with a time of 25:42.2. He participated in the Big West Championships and the NCAA West Regionals as a freshman. At the NCAA Regionals he covered the 10k course in a time of 33:38 to finish in 173rd place. 

Four-year varsity letterwinner at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School in Reno, Nev., in both cross country and track under head coach Matt Pendola... two-time team captain for the cross country and track teams as a junior and senior... second-team all-region selection as a junior in both sports and a first-team all-region selection in track as a senior... first-team all-state choice in cross country and a second-team honoree in track as a senior... Nevada state runner-up in cross country as a senior... set a personal best in the 800m as a senior (2:02)... ran the 3200m in a personal best 9:30 as a senior... ran a personal best 4:29 in the 1600m as a junior.

Born in Reno, Nev... parents are Don and Sallie... has a sister, Brooke, and brother, Collin... majoring in business... lists basketball, hanging out with friends, spending time at Lake Tahoe, and working out among his hobbies and interests...favories include: Lake Tahoe, Sierra Mountains (places to run), Los Angeles Lakers (athletic team), Kobe Bryant, Galen Rupp (athletes), Without Limits, Pursuit of Happyness, 21 Jump Street (movies), "Running With Joy" (book), Will Ferrell, Will Smith, Rob Riggle, Ben Stiller (actors), pizza, Mexican food (food).