Will Bernaldo
Will Bernaldo

Player Profile
Ojai, CA

High School:
Nordhoff HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 144


2000 -- Bernaldo redshirted last spring during the outdoor season.

1999 -- In cross country as a senior, Bernaldo was one of UCLA's top runners, placing fourth at the Long Beach Invite, 64th (team-leader) at the NCAA Preview meet and 60th at the NCAA West Regional . . . In track, Bernaldo ran personal-bests of 3:54.58 (1500m), 14:27.68 (5000m) and 30:26.65 (10,000m).

1998 -- In cross country, Bernaldo placed 41st (No. 3 UCLA finish) at the Pac-10 and 30th (No. 2 UCLA finish) at the Western Regionals ... In track, he ran season-bests in the 1500m (3:58.84), 5000m (14:42.6) and 10,000m (30:29.98).

1997 -- A transfer from CS Northridge, Bernaldo was UCLA's No. 3 runner in both the Pac-10 (26th) and Western Regional (40th) cross country meets.

High School -- Three-year cross country and track letterman at Nordhoff HS ... As a senior in 1996, Bernaldo earned All-America status in the 3200m (his time of 9:04.18 was third in the nation), and he was the State runner-up and Masters meet winner ... League champion in the 1600m ... In cross country, he placed 22nd in the nation at the National Foot Locker Championships ... Two-time All-State ... CIF cross country champion ... Best prep times were 800m (2:01), 1600m (4:22) and 3200m (9:04.18).

Personal -- Philosophy major ... Born July 30, 1978 ... He's the fifth family member to attend UCLA.