CROSS COUNTRY JUNIOR (2014): Competed in five events, placing in the overall top-30 in two…opened the season at the Fullerton-hosted Mark Covert Classic on Aug. 30, finishing 29th overall and eighth among CSF runners with an 8K time of 27:15.4...ran a season-best 26:25.9 over the 8K course at the CSUSB Coyote Classic on Sept. 27, finishing a season-best 17th overall and second among CSF finishers...competed in one 6K event on Oct. 18, finishing in 42nd overall with a mark of 19:19.4 at the Highlander Invitational in Riverside, Calif.
TRACK & FIELD SOPHOMORE (2014): Competed in seven events for the Titans during the 2014 outdoor track and field season... had a season-best in the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:05.06 to finish in fifth at the Riverside CC Meet on March 8... ran the 3000-meter once this season and placed 16th with a time of 9:09.55 at the Big West Challenge on April 11... competed in the 5000-meter run three times during the 2014 season with his best time of 15:26.54 coming at the Ben Brown Invitational on March 15... also ran the 10,000-meter at the Cal/Nevada Championships on April 5 and placed ninth with a time of 32:06.06.
CROSS COUNTRY SOPHOMORE (2013): Competed in six events, placing in the overall top-20 in two…ran a season-best 25:45 over the 8K course at the Inter-Region Jamboree on Oct. 4, finishing 90th overall...posted his best finish at the Fresno Invitational on Sept. 14, covering the 4-Mile course in 20:32.5 to finish 15th overall, and second among Fullerton participants…competed in one 6K event on Oct. 19, finishing in 29th place with a mark of 18:39.7 at the Highlander Invitational…concluded the season at the Big West Championships in seventh place among the CSF runners and 51st overall, logging a time of 28:00.3 at the 8K event on Nov. 2.
TRACK & FIELD FRESHMAN (2013): 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.
CROSS COUNTRY FRESHMAN (2012): 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...favorites 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 and Mexican (food).