2009 NCAA Regional Qualifier- Pole Vault
2008 NCAA Regional Qualifier- Pole Vault
2007 C-USA Indoor Champion- Pole Vault
2007 C-USA Outdoor Champion- Pole Vault
2007 NCAA Regional Qualifier- Pole Vault
2007 C-USA Outdoor Male Newcomer of the Year
Indoor: Won the pole vault at the UH All-Comers Meet, clearing the bar at 4.90m (16-01) ... Broke a personal record at the Texas A&M Invitational with a mark of 5.11m (16-09.25) to finish second ... Finished third in the pole vault at the Houston Indoor Invitational with a height of 4.90m (16-01). Outdoor: Won the pole vault at the TSU Relays with a mark of 5.20m (17-00.75) ... Qualified for the NCAA Midwest Regional at the Texas Relays, eclipsing the bar at 5.20m (17-00.75) ... Finished second in the pole vault at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with height of 4.90m (16-01) ... Took silver at the C-USA Championships in the pole vault ... Placed eighth at regionals with a mark of 5.06m (16-07.25).
Indoor: Finished second at the Houston Indoor Opener, clearing 5.05m (16-06.75) in the pole vault ... Finished third in the pole vault at the Houston Indoor Invitational ... Finished fourth at the Bayou City Championships ... Took first in the pole vault with a PR mark of 5.10m (16-08.75) at the UH All-Comers Meet ... Took silver at the C-USA Indoor Championships with mark of 5.01m (16-04.25). Outdoor: Finished second at the LSU Tiger Relays ... Cleared 4.90m (16-00.75) at the Texas Relays ... Finished first in the pole vault at the UTEP Invitational ... Finished first with a regional mark of 5.05m (16-06.75) at the Tellez Invitational ... Posted a sixth-place finish at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... Finished second at the C-USA Outdoor Championships ... Set a PR mark of 5.21m (17-01) at the NCAA Midwest Regional.
Indoor: C-USA Indoor Champion in the pole vault clearing 4.90m (16-00.75) ... Finished tied for fourth in the pole vault at the Arkansas Invitational ... Runner-up in the pole vault at the Leonard Hilton Memorial ... Notched a sixth-place finish in the pole vault setting a personal best 4.97m (16-03.50) at the Dan DeHart Invitational ... Had a 10th-place finish at the Houston Invitational ... Second in the pole vault at the UH All-Comers Meet. Outdoor: C-USA Champion in the pole vault with a clearance of 5.06m (16-07.25) ... Won the pole vault at the Tom Tellez Invitational clearing 5.05m (16-06.75) ... Took the top spot in the pole vault at the Texas Invitational ... Finished in second in the pole vault at the LSU Tiger Classic ... Fourth in the "A" section of the pole vault at the Cal Collegiate Challenge.
Junior National Qualifier ... Three-time Elite Youth All-American ... 2005 UIL 5A State Champion ... USATF Member ... Two-time silver medalist at Nationals ... Nationally ranked by age in the Top Eight for five years ... Defensive cornerback for the football team.
Born January 21, 1988 in Houston, Texas ... Son of William and Julie Bentley ... Chose Houston for its track team ... Also recruited by LSU, Rice, Oregon, Arkansas, UT, Texas A&M, McNeese and Oklahoma ... Hobbies include surfing and pole vaulting.