Joey Berriatua
Joey Berriatua
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: San Mateo, Calif.
High School: Serra HS
Major: Economics/Spanish

Career Results on TFRRS

AS A SENIOR (2016-17): (XC) Redshirted during cross country season.

(TRACK) Posted the fastest 5,000-meter outdoor mark in program history with a 14:27.59 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival ... won the 1,500-meter event with a 3:52.72 at the Fresno State Bulldog Invitational ... ran nine times and competed at five different distances during his final season on the track ... 3,000-meter season-best 8:31.06 at the Washington Invitational (indoor) ... 800-meter season-best 1:55.99 at the Oxy Invitational.

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): (XC) Tied for a Bronco-best time (Bryan Crook) and finished 22nd overall by running the 8k at the USF Invitational in 25:59.5 … took third place overall with a time of 23:20 in the 7250m race at the San Francisco State Quad Meet … ran the 8k at the Roy Griak Invitational in 26:49 … ran the fifth-fastest 8k time in program history with a personal best 24:25 to finish in 19th place in the Invitational race at the Bronco Invitational … ran an 8k time of 26:30 at the West Coast Conference championships.

(TRACK) Ran a 3,000-meter 8:31.06 at the Husky Classic (indoor) ... redshirted during the outdoor season.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-2015): (XC) Ran a 26:14.9 in the 8k at the San Francisco Cross Country Invitational Aug. 30 … ran a 24:55.4 in the 8k at the WCC Preview Sept. 13 … ran a 28:09.5 in the 8k at the Roy Griak Invitational Sept. 27 … ran a 24:45.3 in the 8k at the Bronco Invitational Oct. 18 … ran a 24:40.7 in the 8k at the West Coast Conference Championships Nov. 1 … ran a 32:43.7 in the 10k at the NCAA Division I West Region Cross Country Championships Nov. 14. 

(TRACK) Set a school record in 3000m by running a 8:19.76 at the Husky Classic (indoor) … won the Distance Medley Relay (team of Berriatua, Mantovani, Ruegg, Vare) in a school record time of 10:13.20 at the West Coast Relays … ran a 3:54.55 in the 1500m finishing second at the Kim Duyst Invitational March 7 … ran a 3:56.20 in the 1500m at the Aggie Open March 14 … ran a 1:54.60 in the 800m at the Johnny Mathis Invitational March 21 … ran a 4:13.97 in the 1mile at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival April 3 … set a school record in the 1500m by running a 3:49.35 at the Mt. SAC Relays April 16 … ran a 3:52.25 in the 1500m at the Bryan Clay Invitational April 17 … ran a 4:08.90 in the 1 Mile Run Don Bowden Invitational at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational April 25 … ran a 3:55.08 in the 1500m at the West Coast Last Chance Meet May 9 … ran a 3:51.06 in the 1500m at Portland Twilight May 17. 

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-2014): (XC) Started the season at the USF Invitational in the 8k with a time of 26:53.1, finishing 26th … earned fourth place at the West Coast Conference Preview in the 8k with a time 25:41.5 … ran a 27:04 in the 8k at the Stanford Invitational … ran a 25.42.9 in the 8k at the Bronco Invitational ... posted a time of 25:53.5 at the West Coast Conference Championships 8k race.

(TRACK) Notched a top-four finish in six of the 12 events he competed in as a freshman ... opened the season with a 1500m-winning time of 4:01.44 at the Kim Duyst Invitational ... ran the 800m race in 1:56.50 and the 1500m race in 3:54.85 at the Aggie Open ... posted a 1500m time of 3:55.31 at the Johnny Mathis Invitational ... finished the 800m race in 1:56.09 and the 1500m race in 3:53.28 at the SF State Distance Carnival ... notched a 1500m time of 3:51.86 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... ran the 5000m race at the Bryan Clay Invitational in 14:53.02 ... posted an 800m time of 1:54.29 at the Brutus Hamilton Open ... ran the 1500m race at the West Coast Last Chance open in 3:49.78 ... closed out the season by running the 5000m race in 14:54.70 at the West Coast Invitational.

Joey Berriatua Action Photos

PRIOR TO SCU: Graduated from Junipero Serra High School in 2013 ... high school coaches were Ron Dimaggio and Willis McCarthy ... WCAL Cross Country Champion, running a 15:19 at Crystal Springs ... WCAL runner-up at 1600m and 800m ... CCS Finalist at 1600m (6th) and 800m (7th) ... CA State meet qualifier in the 4x400m ... personal bests include a 4:17.04 in the 1600m and a 1:55.31 in the 800m (both run at CCS Finals).

COACH MONTORO ON BERRIATUA: "Joey is a talented runner with a great deal of range and is a tough competitor. He performs his best in the championship races and has a very bright future at Santa Clara. His coach at Serra, Ron Dimaggio has prepared him well for the next phase of his running career."