Sophomore places eighth overall at NCAA West Regionals
Bears will compete Friday afternoon at Jefferson Golf Course
Women place eighth, men finish ninth
Pac-12 Networks to televise event
Sophomore places 10th overall
Cross Country: Selected honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic ... placed 30th at the Sac State Jamboree, as well as 38th at the USF Invitational and 91st at the Bronco Invitational ... claimed 12th at the Sac State Jamboree in 2009 ... finished in Cal's top five at the Stanford Invitational (28th overall) and Pac-10's (48th). Track: Covered 5000 meters in 14:56.07 last year at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival ... redshirted in 2010. High School: Voted MVP of his cross country and track & field teams at Arcadia HS ... named his school's Sportsman of the Year ... his team took third place at the Division I state meet in 2005 ... represented the California region at the Nike cross country nationals ... had best of 1:58 in the 800 meters and 4:18 in the mile. Personal: Born Dec. 18, 1990, in Grenoble, France ... parents are Ron Bingham and Coralie Poizat ... mother is an assistant professor of molecular and cell biology at USC ... undeclared major.