UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Daniel Hauptman

CCAA All-Academic ... Placed ninth in the 3000 steeplechase, running 9:34.44, at the CCAA Championships (5/2) ... Ran 1:58.06 in the 800 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (3/14) and 3:57.12 in the 1500 at the Aztec Invitational (3/27).

Represented UCSD at the CCAA Championships in the 3000 steeplechase, placing fifth with a time of 9:26.12 ... Ran a season-best 4:00.78 in the 1500 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitatioal.

Opened the season with a personal-best time of 1:58.13 in the 800 meters and a season-best time of 4:01.10 in the 1500 at the UCSD Triangular meet ... Ran a personal best in the 3000 steeplechase with a time of 9:32.25 at Occidental Distance Carnival ... Represented UCSD in the 3000 steeplechase at CCAA Championships, finishing in fourth place with a time of 9:53.59.

Represented UCSD in the 3000 steeplechase at the CCAA Championships, matching his season-high finish of sixth place in that event with a time of 9:52.6 ... Ran a personal-best time of 9:46.42 in the 3000 steeple at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, taking 10th place overall ... Also finished sixth in the steeple at the All-Cal Challenge (10:23.19) and earned an 18th-place showing at the Cal-Nevada Championships (10:09.87) ... Finished as high as fifth in the 1500 while winning his heat at the Triton Invitational with a season-best time of 4:00.78 ... Settled for sixth place in the 1500 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (4:10.82) ... Opened season with sole appearance in the 3000, clocking in at 9:01.12 to place sixth overall.

A 2011 graduate of Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa ... Competed in track and field at MCHS, earning the Most Outstanding Track Athlete award in 2010 ... Ran a personal-best time of 4:20.13 in the 1600 at the North Coast Section (NCS) Meet of Champions Finals, where he finished eighth place overall to match his finishing position at the NCS Meet of Champions Trials (4:20.32) from the day before during his senior year (2011) ... Won the 1600 at the North Bay League Finals (4:24.30) as a senior (2011) ... Placed seventh overall in his personal-record run in the 800 at the 2011 Viking Classic (1:58.92) ... Highest finish in the 800 came at the North Bay League Finals, where he took third place (2:02.30) ... Also competed in cross country for the Pumas ... 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 ... Posted personal bests of 15:39 in the three mile and 16:06 in the 5k.

Born Nov. 10, 1993 in San Francisco ... Parents are Ari and Lisa Hauptman ... Has two younger brothers named Sam and Jack ... Environmental engineering major at Muir College ... Plans to pursue a career in an environmentally-related field upon graduating from UCSD ... Competing at the Arcadia Invitational is his most memorable track moment ... Roots for the Golden State Warriors ... Favorite athlete is Mike Bruesewitz ... The Shawshank Redemption is his all-time favorite film ... Loves to recycle ... Benny the Jet is one of his greatest influences ... Loves burritos.

Position: Distance
Year: Senior
City/State: Santa Rosa, CA
High School: Maria Carrillo HS
College: Muir
Major: Environmental Engineering
Experience: 3 Letters
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