Pier Berkmans
Pier Berkmans
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Bronx, NY
High School: Forrest Hills

2014: Berkmans competed in four races for the Bulls as a sophomore, including the MAC Championships...he clocked a season-best 8,000-meter time of 25:37 at the Lehigh Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 4...named to the Fall Academic All-MAC team.

2013: Berkmans competed in the Bulls’ final three races of his freshman season. He clocked a season-best eight-kilometer time of 25:33 in his collegiate debut at the Princeton Invitational on Oct. 19. Berkmans raced to a 32:39 finish at the NCAA Northeast Region Championship, the third UB finisher in the 10K race.

High School: Attended Forrest Hills High School...served as a team captain...set a school record in the 1,600-meter run...led team to a cross country city championship.

Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1995...enjoys football and basketball...majoring in biomedical sciences...aspires to become a physician.