|Hometown:||Half Moon Bay, Calif.|
|High School:||St. Francis HS|
2014: Did not compete during the indoor season ... Made his outdoor debut on 3/8 at the Cal outdoor opener competing in the shot put, where he set a new PR (51-6.25) and discus (144-8) ... Posted marks of 50-9.25 in the shot put and 154-5 in the discus on 3/22 at the Hornet Invitational ... Placed third in the shot put with a mark of 50-5.25 and sixth in discus (139-5) at the Big Meet on 4/12.
2013: Did not compete during the indoor season … Made his California debut in the outdoor season at the Johnny Mathis Invitational on 3/23 and competed in the discus, where had a throw of 157-6 (48.00m) and also had a mark of 47-3.00 (14.40m) in the shot put, finishing fifth and fourth respectively … Placed 12th in the discus with a mark of 150-6 (45.87m) at the Stanford Invitational on 3/29 … Finished 11th in the shot put with a throw of 47-5.00 (14.45m) on day two of the Stanford Invite … Had a mark of 49-3.50 (15.02m) in the shot put, placing fifth and came in sixth in the discus with a toss of 156-1 (47.58m) at the Tri-Meet vs. Michigan and Virginia on 4/6 … Set his PR of 49-10.00 (15.19m) in the shot put to finish fourth and also placed fifth with a throw of 154-0 (46.95m) on 4/20 at the Big Meet … Placed sixth in the shot put at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational with a mark of 47-4.25 (14.43m) on 4/26 … Finished seventh in the discus on day two with a throw of 153-11 (46.91m) … Recorded a toss of 49-4.50 (15.05m) in the shot put, which was good enough for fourth and also posted a mark of 149-6 (45.57m) in the discus on 4/28 at the Payton Jordan Invitational … Placed 12th at the Pac-12 Championships on 5/11 in the shot put with a throw of 48-0.75 (14.65m) … Placed 11th in the discus with a mark of 157-3 (47.93m) on day two of the Pac-12’s in Los Angeles.
High School: Finished seventh in the discus at the state meet as a senior with a mark of 176-11 ... Set a PR and school record with an effort of 184-6 at the St. Francis Invitational (#10 in California) ... Best in the shot put is 56-0.50 from his junior season ... A two-time CCS discus champion ... Named the San Jose Mercury-News Thrower of the Year in 2001 and '12 and was voted his team's MVP as a senior ... Played two years of varsity football.
Personal: Born March 1, 1994 ... Parents are Randy and Marsha Bickham ... Brother, Travis, lettered in water polo at Cal from 2009-11 ... Undeclared major ... Owns four potbellied pigs ... Member of the Dean's List ... Enjoys fishing ... Currently works at the Recreational Sports Facility on campus
Career Best Marks Event Mark Date Shot Put 51-6.25 (15.70m) March 8, 2014
Discus 165-9 (50.53m) April 12, 2013