Scenes from the 2012 SoCon Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Cullowhee, N.C. Photos courtesy of Mark Haskett.
High School: Four year varsity member for Coach Craig Styron at West Caldwell High School in Lenior, N.C. ... Ran a personal best 15.3 in the 110 hurdles during his senior year ... Captured a personal record of 40.1 and finished fifth in the state in the 300m hurdles ... Completed the triple jump with 43 feet and 7 inches during his junior season ... Helped West Caldwell to two conference titles during his sophomore and junior year ... Was a team captain in varsity football at West Caldwell.
Personal: Full name is Tyler Shane Bentley ... Son of Barry and Linda Bentley.