Western Carolina University hosted Day One of the Beynon Sports Surfaces Catamount Classic held at the Catamount Athletic Complex Friday.
Freshman (2011-12): Indoor- Competed in multis for the Catamounts ... placed eighth in the heptathlon at the SoCon Indoor Championships.
Outdoor- Earned a fifth place finish in the decathlon (5375 points), winning the 1500m run in the decathlon and placed second in the 110mH ... Placed 15th in the decathlon at the Charlotte 49er Classic, totaling 5065 points.
High School: Named Most Outstanding Runner as as senior and Most Outstanding Relay Runner as a junior ... Team won conference championship as a senior ... Broke school record in the 300mH, placing fifth in the state in the event ... Conference champion as a senior in the 110mH and the 300mH ... Also a two-time team MVP in football where team finished as a state runner-up.
Personal: Son of William and Joyce Bernier ... Has one brother, Kody ... Enjoys to play the guitar and the piano ... Speaks French.