AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Represented UC San Diego in the long jump and triple jump at the CCAA Track and Field Championships, finishing nine in the triple jump (43’02.25”) and thirteenth in the long jump (21’06.25”) … Had a season best at the All-UC meet in the long jump with a measure of 21’7.5” ... Also took a third place finish in the triple jump at Soka Peace Invitational with a season best of 45’3”.
A 2012 graduate of Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton ... Made all-league team for triple jump as both a sophomore and junior with the Dons (2010-11) ... Part of team that won both the North Coast Section (NCS) League Title and NCS Tri-Valley Championship Title in 2012 ... Leaped to a personal-best mark of 21'8.75" to place eighth overall in the long jump at the Sacramento Meet of Champions as a senior (2012) ... Took third in the triple jump at the NCS Tri-Valley Area Championships, where he reached a personal-record measure of 45'6.75" during his junior year with the Dons (2011) ... Also played soccer his first three years at AVHS (2008-11) ... Additionally, played club soccer for Ballistic United Soccer Club (BUSC) in Pleasanton from freshman through senior year of high school.
Born April 26, 1994 in San Ramon Valley ... Son of Jim and Toni Copeman ... Has three older brothers named Mike, Steve and Tyler ... Brother Steve played soccer at Las Positas Community College in Livermore and at Cal State Bakersfield ... An economics major in Warren College ... First time lettering Varsity as a freshman is his most memorable track and field moment ... Cheers for any Bay Area team ... Hobbies include playing any other athletic sport and biking as well as playing video games and music ... Considers the HBO miniseries, "Band of Brothers", as his favorite film ... Listens to Modestep's "To the Stars (Break the Noize & The Autobots Remix)" ... An In-N-Out double-double, which is animal style with no tomatoes and no pickles, is one food he would eat for the rest of his life if given the chance ... Wears glasses and contacts ... Counts his club soccer coach, Kris Hall, and his high school track coach, Tyler Huff, as his greatest influences ... Most likely will settle into a decent career and start the rest of his life upon graduating from UC San Diego.