Brad Beekman
Brad Beekman
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sanger, CA
High School: Clovis East HS
Events: Pole Vault
Experience: 3Y

2017 -- Earned all-conference honors in the pole vault on May 12, when he matched his career-best by clearing 16 feet, 3.5 inches to take third place at the Big West Championships ... also cleared 16’ 3.5” at the Blue-Green Rivalry Meet vs. UC Santa Barbara on April 29, winning the event to help the Mustangs pick up a 110-88 dual victory over the Gauchos ... also won at the Bulldog Invitational in Clovis on April 22 and finished second at the 35th annual Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 25 (at 15’ 9” each time) ... junior season also included a win at the Cal Opener in Berkeley on March 4, when he vaulted 15’ 7”.

2016 -- Redshirted.

2015 -- Vaulted over a career-best height of 16 feet, 0.75 inches (No. 1 on the team all season) to win the event at the Fresno State Twilight competition on March 24 ... again cleared 16’ 0.75” to win at the dual against UCSB at Westmont College on May 2 ... posted another first-place finish at the Bulldog Invitational in Clovis on April 25, clearing 15’ 7” ... came in seventh place at the Big West Championships hosted by UC Riverside on May 16, with a height of 15’ 7” ... also earned a spot on the conference’s all-academic team.

2014 -- Posted a season-best clearance of 15 feet, 7.25 inches (the third-highest on the squad over the course of the spring) against UCSB on May 3 ... two weeks later, finished 10th at the Big West Conference Championships in Davis, with a height of 15’ 7” as a true freshman.

Prep -- As a senior at Clovis East High School, his PR in the pole vault was 15 feet, 6 inches ... other top marks included 53’ 2” in the shot put and 171’ 9” in the discus ... became the first athlete in the 94-year history of the Central Section Masters Meet to win both the pole vault and discus ... was a Principal’s Honor Roll student.

Personal -- Born on Aug. 3, 1994 in Fresno ... son of Bryan and Michelle ... has a brother, Blake, and a sister, Brynna ... majors in Agriculture Systems Management.