Bennett Kopperud
Bennett Kopperud
Height: 6-0
Weight: 145
Year: Jr.
Hometown: South Pasadena, Calif.
High School: South Pasadena
Position: Hurdles
Major: Organizational Studies

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed his junior season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Men's Track and Field program, where he competes in the hurdles...Ranks seventh in school history in the decathlon with 4647 points and eighth in school history in the 400-meter hurdles (54.10)...2015: Missed the SCIAC Championships with an injury...Won the 400-meter hurdles at a home SCIAC Quad meet with a 55.81 and was second in the 110-meter hurdles with a 16.00...2014: SCIAC Champion (400-meter hurdles)...Ran away with the 400-meter hurdles event at the SCIAC Championships with a time of 54.10, winning the race by over a full second (1.39) and moving into the top 10 in program history (ninth)...2013: All-SCIAC (400-meter hurdles)...Qualified for the finals at SCIAC Championships in the 400-meter hurdles, earning a sixth place finish with a time of 57.36...Also ran the anchor leg of the 4x400 relay team which came in sixth with a time of 3:19.25...High School: Attended South Pasadena High School, where he was a member of the track and field for four years, and the wrestling team for two years...Was the league runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles...Personal: Attends Pitzer College, where he majors in organizational studies with a minor in intercultural studies...Has an older brother, Grayson, who was a member of the track and field team at NYU...Father, Andrew, graduated from Pitzer in 1990.