Daron Bland
Daron Bland
Year: So./So.
Hometown: Modesto, Calif.
High School: Central Catholic HS
Events: Sprints/Jumps
 Indoor Career Bests
Event Outdoor Career Bests 
 7.01 at Ed Jacoby Invitational (1/19/19) 60/100 10.94 at Causeway Classic (4/27/18) 
 --- 200 22.37 at Mondo Team Challenge (3/30/19) 
 6-04.25 at Big Sky Championships (2/22/19) HJ 6-06.25 at Big Sky Championships (5/11/18) 
 23-07.50 at Ed Jacoby Invitational (1/19/19) LJ 23-01.75 at UCR Spring Classic (3/24/18) 
 --- TJ 46-06.26 at Mondo Team Challenge (3/30/19) 


2019 Season

  • Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 100, high jump, long jump and triple jump.
  • Scored for the team by placing sixth in the long jump with a PR of 24-00.75.
  • Set a career best in the triple jump with a leap of 46-06.25 at the Mondo Team Challenge.
  • Other legal best marks were 10.83 in the 100 at the Causeway Classic, 22.37 in the 200 and 6-06.00 in the high jump at the at the Mondo Team Challenge.
  • Anchored the 4x100 relay at the Mondo Teach Challenge and helped the team to a season best time of 41.74.
  • Indoors, he competed in the 60, high jump and long jump at the Big Sky Championships.
  • Set PRs in all three events during the season with a time of 7.01 in the 60 and a long jump of 23-07.50 at the Ed Jacoby Invitational as well as a successful attempt at
  • 6-04.25 in the high jump at the Big Sky Championships.

2018 Season

  • Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 100, high jump and long jump as a true freshman.
  • Scored for the team in two events by placing fifth in the long jump and eighth in the high jump.
  • Jumped a wind-aided 23-09.00 at the Big Sky Championships for his best mark of the year.
  • Top legal distance was 23-01.75 at the UC Riverside Spring Classic.
  • Cleared 6-06.25 in the high jump at the conference meet for his career best.
  • Fastest 100 was 10.94 at the Causeway Classic.
  • Indoors, he placed ninth at the Big Sky Championships in the long jump.
  • Had a career best of 23-01.25 at the meet.
  • Other season bests included 7.09 in the 60 at the Bronco Invitational and 6-01.50 at the New Mexico Classic.

High School

  • A 2017 graduate of Central Catholic HS in Modesto, Calif.
  • Played football and ran track for the Raiders.
  • Was the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters champion in the long jump as a senior.
  • Had a PR of 23-07.00 at that meet which was 15 inches beyond his previous season best.
  • Finished sixth at the master's meet in the 110-hurdles and was seventh in the high jump.
  • Finished second at the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. III meet in the high jump with a PR of 6-04.00.
  • Also played football where he was named second team all-state medium school by Cal-Hi Sports as a senior.
  • Was the Valley Oak League Defensive Player of the Year.

Personal

  • Plays football at Sacramento State.
  • Parents are Dwight Bland and Adrienne Topkins.
  • Brother, Keane, ran track at Fresno State and LSU.