Daniel Bettencourt
Daniel Bettencourt
Birth Date: 05/29/1984
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aptos, Calif.
High School: Aptos
College: 2V

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-2005: Cross-Country: Raced in three competitions during the season... best finish was a 21st-place showing at the Bronco Invitational with a time of 33:33... clocked an 8K time of 29:26 at the Fresno Invitational... ran a season-best time of 24:44 at the Shoreline Invitational. Track: Raced in four competitions during the season ... Ran the 800-meters in 1:59 to place 14th at the Chico Twilight Open ... clocked an 800-meter time of 2:00 to finish 22nd at the Woody Wilson Invitational ... finished 16th in the 800-meters at the Johnny Mathis Invitational with a time of 2:02 ... took 11th in the 800-meters with a time of 2:02 at the Aggie Track & Field Classic.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Raced in two competitions during the year ... covered the Stanford Golf Course in a time of 29:17 at the Stanford Invitational ... finished 23rd at the San Francisco State Invitational with an 8,000-meter time of 26:08.8.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: A 2002 graduate of Aptos High School ... coached by Dan Gruber ... led team to consecutive league titles and finished second in the Central Coast Section, one point behind Bellarmine Prep in 2000 ... registered best performances of 2:04 in the 800-meters and 4:40 in the 1,600-meters as a junior ... an honors student as a prep.

PERSONAL DATA: Born May 29, 1984 in San Jose, Calif. ... son of Mark and Kris Kirby ... stepfather attended Santa Clara ... has three younger brothers named Matt, Brian and Eric ... grandfather, Jess Rodrigues, played fooball in college, while uncle, Greg Ridrigues, rowed at Harvard ... enjoys surfing, running, eating and football ... a civil engineering major.