|Hometown:||South Attleboro, Mass.|
|High School:||Bishop Feehan|
2006-07: Won weight throw (60-08.75) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship ... placed second in hammer throw (56.67m) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship ... finished fourth in the weight throw (61-05.00) at the IC4A Championship ... placed 13th in the hammer throw (183-06) at Penn Relays. 2005-06: Placed second in the weight throw (16.73) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship ... finished third in the weight throw (17.79) at the New England Indoor Championship ... took 14th in the weight throw (55-00.25) at the IC4A Indoor Championship ... placed 18th in hammer throw (176-1) at Penn Relays ... won hammer throw at Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship with an NCAA Regional-qualifying toss of 182.5; also placed fourth in discus (142-0) ... won hammer throw at New England Outdoor Championship with a personal-best and NCAA Regional-qualifying mark of 186-8 and placed fourth in the discus with a personal-best throw of 144-3. 2004-05: Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (April 25) after placing fourth at the Bucknell Invitational with an IC4A-qualifying throw of 174-8 in the hammer and a seventh-place finish in the discus (138-3) ... placed fifth in the shot put (139-2) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship. High School: Four-year letterwinner in football at Bishop Feehan, helping it four consecutive Super Bowl championships ... earned all-state and all-scholastic honors. Personal: Born November 19, 1985 ... son of Lesley and Manny Bernardo ... has one sibling - Stephen ... enjoys fishing and boating ... cites New England Patriots as favorite pro team ... marketing major at URI.