Hope Bender πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Photo Credit: UC-Santa Barbara

Photo Credit: UC-Santa Barbara

A 4x NCAA Div I All-American and 6x Big West Champion for the UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos, Hope is a Newport Beach native who set multiple school records as well as the Big West Heptathlon conference record in 2019, besting fellow SBTC teammate, Barbara Nwaba’s 2012 record.

Country: United States
Event: Heptathlon / Pentathlon
Birthdate: January 2, 1997
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
College: UC Santa Barbara, Class of 2019
High School: Newport Harbor, Class of 2015

PERSONAL RECORDS

Outdoor

  • 100m: 11.89 +1.6wind (2018)

  • 200m: 23.63 +0.7w (2019)

  • 800m: 2:10.10 (2019)

  • 100mHurdles: 13.33 +1.1w (2018)

  • 400mHurdles: 56.64 (2019)

  • High Jump: 1.66m / 5’5.25” (2018)

  • Long Jump: 6.29m / 20’7.75” +1.3wind (2019)

  • Shot Put: 12.47m / 40’11” (2019)

  • Javelin Throw: 38.30m / 125’8” (2019)

  • Heptathlon: 5955pts (2019)

Indoor

  • 800m: 2:13.62 (2019)

  • 60mHurdles: 8.44 (2018)

  • High Jump: 1.72m / 5’7.75” (2019)

  • Long Jump: 5.90m / 19’4.25” (2019)

  • Shot Put: 12.66m / 41’6.5” (2019)

  • Pentathlon: 4262pts (2019)

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2019

  • NCAA Division I Outdoor Championship All-American | 4th place: 5,955pts

  • NCAA Division I Indoor Championship All-American | 6th place: 4,262pts

  • Big West Conference Heptathlon Champion: 5,814pts

  • Big West Conference 400m Hurdles Champion: 56.64

  • Big West Conference Long Jump Champion: 6.29m / 20' 7.75"

  • Big West Conference Field Athlete of the Year

  • Big West Conference Championship Heptathlon Record

  • Big West Conference Championship 400m Hurdles Record

  • UCSB 400m Hurdles Record (56.64)

  • UCSB 200m Record (23.63)

2018

  • NCAA Division I Outdoor Champs All-American | 12th place: 5,653pts

  • NCAA Division I Indoor Championship All-American | 12th place: 4,010pts

  • Big West Conference Heptathlon Champion: 5,653pts

  • Big West Conference 400m Hurdles Champion: 58.02

  • UCSB 100m Hurdles Record (13.33)

2017

  • Big West Conference 400m Hurdles Champion: 58.87

Other Notables

  • 4x NCAA Division I All-America

  • 6x Big West Champion

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