Eugene Bradley
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Antioch, Calif.
High School: Deer Valley H.S.
Position: Throws
This solid and dedicated athlete is the cornerstone of the UCSB track and field team. A dominant force in both the hammer throw and shot put, Eugene looks to claim the 16-year-old school record in the hammer, as well as a Regional appearance in both events. After a strong second place finish in hammer at the 2005 conference championships, Eugene narrowly missed qualifying for the NCAA National Championships with a gutsy PR performance at the West Regional Championships in Eugene, Ore. Bradley utilized a redshirt year in 2006 by relocating to Canada in order to train with legendary throws coach Antonaly Bonderchuck. Look for Eugene atop the podium at this year's Big West Conference Championships, as well as amongst the nation's best athletes at the West Regional and National Championships.
2005 Track & Field Recap: Improving drastically from his 7th and 8th place finishes at the Big West Championships in '04, Bradley came away with bigger personal bests and a 2nd place in the Hammer and a 5th in the Shot. He traveled to the West Regional Championship in the Hammer where he finished 6th, just missing an NCAA berth, but nonetheless setting a PR at 201 feet. Bradley won three Hammer Titles in '05 and moved up to #3 All-Time in the Hammer at UCSB..

2004 Track & Field Recap: Eugene qualified for the NCAA Regional Meet in the shot put and hammer...finished 7th in the hammer and 8th in the shot at the Big West Championship...set PR in the shot at the Regional Meet to finish the 3rd best shot putter in Gaucho history, also moved to 8th all-time at UCSB in the hammer.

2003 Track & Field Recap: Bradley posted impressive marks in his first collegiate season, qualifying for the Big West in the shot, disc, and hammer...a personal best effort of 164' 6" was good for 10th in the hammer at the Conference Championship Meet.

High School: Qualified for the 2002 California State Meet in the shot put after placing fourth at NCS Finals with a personal best 51-0 3/4.

Personal Bests
Shot Put: 55'02" - 5/28/04
Discus: 146'05" - 3/1/03
Hammer: 201'00"