UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Benjamin Nagengast

Redshirted the season.

A 2013 graduate of Paso Robles High School ... Team MVP for both the Bearcat track and field and water polo squads ... Helped lead PRHS to a second-place PAC 7 League finish in track and field in 2013 ... Best marks were 157'11" in discus and 47'11" in shot put, both coming as a senior ... Played water polo all four years.

Born Aug. 29, 1995 in Eugene, Ore. ... Parents are David and Beth Nagengast ... Has two older brothers named Tom and Zach ... Both brothers were standout throwers in college, with Tom at UCLA from 2008-12 and Zach at UCSD from 2010-13 ... Computer engineering major at Muir College ... Enjoys surfing, cycling, lifting and cooking ... Favorite athlete is retired British sailor Ellen MacArthur ... Top movie is Jackie Brown ... Listens to KRS-One ... Loves salmon ... Counts grandparents, parents and brothers among influences ... Is super fond of cats.

Position: Throws
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Paso Robles, CA
High School: Paso Robles HS
College: Muir
Major: Computer Engineering
Experience: High School
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