AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Competed in four meets and figured into score in two of them ... Took eighth overall in UC San Diego 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/UC Irvine Invitational (26:22.8) ... Ended season with 21st-place finish in Triton Classic Invitational, clocking in at 34:41.3.
HIGH SCHOOL: 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.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 10, 1993 in San Francisco ... Son of Ari and Lisa Hauptman ... Has two younger brothers named Sam and Jack ... Roots for the Vancouver Canucks, although Ricky Rubio is his favorite athlete ... Black Dynamite is his all-time favorite film ... Loves to throw the frisbee is his free time ... Actor Russel Crowe is one of his greatest influences ... Loves to eat challah ... He can make a quality s'more ... Is an environmental engineering major in Muir College and plans to pursue a career in an environmentally-related field.