AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
Ran in four races for UC San Diego … Finished season with a 39th-place result at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships, reaching the finish line in 27:24.9 … Had his best race at the Lancer Invitational as the No. 6 finisher for the Tritons, while taking 10th place overall with a time of 26:03 … Placed 38th overall in the competitive adidas/UC Irvine Invitational, where he clocked in at 26:29.6 to begin his season … Crossed the finish line of the 20th Annual Triton Invitational in 20th place with 27:05.3 showing on the clock.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
Competed in four meets and figured into score in two of them ... Took eighth overall in UCSD Opener (22:15.3) and fifth among Tritons... Was also fifth UCSD runner to cross finish line in 67th Annual SDSU Aztec Invitational (27:54.1, 20th) ... Finished 43rd overall in Asics/UCI Invitational (26:22.8) ... Ended season with 21st-place finish in Triton Classic Invitational, clocking in at 34:41.3.
A 2011 graduate of Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa ... Earned All-North Bay League Second Team honors as a sophomore and was a first team performer as a senior ... Named to the All-Empire Honorable Mention squad in 2008 ... Was bestowed the Varsity Coaches award as a junior and senior ... Led the Pumas to a league title in 2007 and 2009 and to a runner-up finish in 2008 and 2010 ... The squad went on to finish seventh at the CIF State Championships when he was a freshman ... Also competed in track and field at MCHS, earning the Most Outstanding Track Athlete award in 2010 ... Posted personal bests of 15:39 in the three mile and 16:06 in the 5k.
Born Nov. 10, 1993 in San Francisco ... Son of Ari and Lisa Hauptman ... Has two younger brothers named Sam and Jack ... Roots for the Golden State Warriors ... Mike Bruesewitz is his favorite athlete ... Sawshank Redemption is his all-time favorite film ... Loves to throw the frisbee in his free time ... Actor Russel Crowe is one of his greatest influences ... Loves to eat burritos... He can make a quality s'more ... Is an environmental engineering major at Muir College and plans to pursue a career in an environmentally-related field.