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Tyler Bennett
Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska
High School: Dimond HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2014 Outdoor: Bennett was a member of the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Outdoor Championship team… finished sixth in the decathlon earning Second-Place All-WAC honors at the meet with 5,894 points… he hit career-best marks in the 100m, 400m, 1500m 110m hurdles, pole vault, long jump and javelin throw over the meet… he also reached a career-best mark in the discus throw at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a toss of 116-8 (35.56m).

2014 Indoor: Bennett was on the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championship team… ran a career-best time in the 1000m (3:23.74) and the 60m hurdles (10.30) at the event and placed seventh in the heptathlon with 3,922 points… and ran a career-best time in the 60m at the Runners Soul Open with a time of 7.47.

2013 Outdoor: Bennett picked up the long jump and 100m in his third year as a Vandal...cleared 6-7 (2.01) at the WAC Outdoor Championships and earned Second-Team All-WAC honors for his sixth-place finish... posted a season-best mark of 21-9.5 (6.64) in the long jump at the WAC Outdoor Championships...took 20th in the 100m at the War VI team dual on Apr.13 with a time of 11.93.

2013 Indoor: Bennett competed in the high jump for the Idaho his junior year...took seventh at the WAC Indoor Championships in the high jump clearing a career-best 6-6.75 (2.00m)...placed second at the Idaho Collegiate I on Jan.19 clearing 6-4.75 (1.95m)...finished third after clearing 6-4.75 at the Vandal Indoor on Feb.1.

2012 Outdoor: Bennett set a new outdoor career best and earned Second-Team All-WAC honors for Idaho as a sophomore … cleared 6-4 (1.93m) in the high jump and finished fourth at the WAC Outdoor Championships for his first career outdoor points … finished second in his season opener at the Buc Scoring Invitational with a height of 6-2.75 (1.90m) on March 24 … Spring WAC All-Academic honoree.

2012 Indoor: Bennett was a First-Team All-WAC performer in the high jump in his second year at Idaho … cleared a career-best 6-4.25 (1.94m) at the WAC Indoor Championships to take third place for his first career All-WAC honor and first career conference points … finished eighth after clearing 6-3.25 (1.91m) at the Cougar Indoor on Jan. 28 … Winter WAC All-Academic honoree.

2011 Outdoor: Bennett competed in the high jump for Idaho as a freshman … finished eighth at the WAC Championships after clearing a career-best 6-3.5 (1.92) in the high jump … best finish of the season was at the Whitworth Buc Scoring Invitational on Mar. 26, where he took second after clearing 6-2 (1.88m) … took third in the high jump at the Duane Hartman Invitational at 6-0 (1.83m) … Spring WAC All-Academic.

2011 Indoor: Bennett competed in the jumps for Idaho as a freshman ... finished seventh at the WAC Indoor Championships after clearing 6-0.5 (1.84m) ... set an indoor career best after getting over 6-1.5 (1.87m) at the Husky Classic on Feb. 12.

High School: Bennett was a three-sport letterwinner at Dimond High School ... played basketball and baseball in addition to track and field ... he finished seventh at the Alaska 4A State Championships in the high jump as a senior, and also helped the Dimond 4x400m relay team take fifth ... was voted team captain for basketball as a senior

Personal: He is the son of John and Priscilla Bennett ... he has one brother, Cade ... mother Priscilla was a swimmer for the University of Oregon ... majoring in Exercise Science at Idaho.

Indoor Career Bests:
60m: 7.47
60m Hurdles: 10.30
1000m: 3:23.74
Pole Vault: 10-0 (3.04m)
Shot Put: 34-0.25 (10.36m)
High Jump: 6-6.75  (2.00m)
Long Jump: 21-4.75 (6.52m)
Heptathlon: 3,922

Outdoor Career Bests:
100m:11.66
110m Hurdles: 16.41
400m: 52.69
1500m: 5:36.45
High Jump: 6-7 (2.00m)
Long Jump: 22-9 (6.93m)
Shot Put: 34-0 (10.36m)
Discus Throw: 116-8 (35.56m)
Javelin Throw: 153-3 (46.71m)

Pole Vault: 12-9.5 (3.89m)
Decathlon: 5,894

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