Dan Cardiff
Dan Cardiff
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lafayette, CA
High School: Acalanes HS
Events: 400
Experience: HS

Cal Poly -- Began Mustang career as a tennis player, going 5-6 combined in singles play and 10-14 overall in doubles from 2014 through 2017 — helping Cal Poly go 47-28 in duals over a three-year span, including back-to-back trips to the Big West Conference Tournament Championship Match ... for 2017-18, serving as President of Block P, the university’s NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Council ... also is a Poly Rep ambassador, providing campus tours for prospective students and families.

Prep -- As a senior at Acalanes High School in Lafayette, won the Diablo Foothill League championship for the 800 meters with a PR of 1:59.41 en route to a North Coast Section Championships appearance ... recorded top 200m time of 23.88 seconds, also in 2014, when his squad went 6-0 in duals ... ran second leg of 4x400m relay team which set a school record at 3:18.49 ... rated by The Tennis Recruiting Network as the No. 18 player in California (98th nationally); as a senior, went undefeated in singles (14-0 at the No. 1 spot) and helped lead the Dons to the DFAL championship ... earned first-team All-East Bay tennis accolades from the Contra Costa Times ... also belonged to the campus’ SAGE Club.

Personal -- Born on Dec. 15, 1995 in Los Angeles ... son of Steve & Sheryl; has a brother, Ryan (a tennis player at Cal), and a sister, Megan ... also visited UC Davis and Pacific; chose Cal Poly because of “the beautiful area, sense of community and ability to pursue what I am passionate about” ... majors in Child Development, with a minor in Psychology; aspires to become an elementary school teacher.