2013-14 Men's Cross Country
Courtland Bernard
Courtland Bernard
Courtland Bernard

HOMETOWNSarasota, Fla.

As A Freshman (2013)
Competed in all seven races during his rookie season ... placed 10th overall at the Westminster Academy Collegiate Invite 5k (Aug. 31) with a career-best 16:14.10 … placed 65th overall at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational 8k (Sept. 14)  with a time of 26:33.71 … placed 151st at the Roy Griak Invitational (Spet. 28) 8k with a time of 27:10.70 … placed 16th overall and fourth on the team at the FSU Seminole Invitational (Oct. 11) 8k with a career-best 26:22.12 … placed 21st overall at the UCF Black & Gold Invitational (Oct. 18) 8k with a 27:11.83 … placed 31st overall at Atlantic Sun Championships (Nov. 2) with a time of 26:34.81 … placed 124th overall at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships 10k (Nov. 15)  with a career-best 33:04.86.

High School
Attended Sarasota Military Academy but ran cross country for Sarasota High School … holds the Sarasota HS record in the 3,200 meter and distance medley relay … broke the school record in the two-mile, clocking a time of nine minutes and 31 seconds … graduated in the top-3 percent of his class from Sarasota Military Academy.

Born on Dec. 8, 1994 … nursing major … son of Janine Bernard … nicknamed ‘Court’ … intends to pursue a medical career in graduate school once completing his undergraduate degree … chose FGCU because of the competitive nursing program, beautiful campus and great cross country team and staff.