Josh Block
Josh  Block

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Manhattan Beach, Calif.

High School:
Mira Costa HS '14

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Economics


06/30/2017

Aggies shine on Big West All-Academic Teams

A total of 57 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom from winter and spring sports

05/12/2017

Beattie wins Big West title with record jump

UC Davis opens action at conference championships

04/29/2017

Bertsch sets school high jump record at Cal

Five Aggies win individual events at Brutus Hamilton Challenge

04/27/2017

Track & field heads to Cal's Brutus Hamilton meet

Aggies compete at legendary Edwards Stadium

04/15/2017

Aggie T&F scores high marks in Davis, Long Beach

Morgan Bertsch (high jump) and Natsumi McGee (200 meters) each hit all-time Top 5 marks

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
 200M  22.50  Sacramento State Hornet Invitational  3/18 - 3/19/17
 400M  49.52  Mondo Team Challenge  4/2/16

2017: Placed eleventh in the 400 prelims at Big West Championships (50.00)... Ran a leg on the sixth place 4x400 relay... Placed second at the Brutus Hamilton Open in a season best (49.72)... Hit lifetime best 200 mark of 22.50 at Hornet Invitational. 

2016:
Competed in five meets for the Aggies... Posted a 400 PR of 49.52 to place 6th at Mondo Team Challenge... Also ran 23.03 in 200 at Cal Opener.

2015:
Ran season-best times of 22.98 (wind-aided) for 200 and 50.84 in 400... Was fifth in the 400 at the Causeway Dual for best individual placing of the season.

MIRA COSTA HS '14:
Ran track for four years, focusing on 400 and 4x400 relay... Won Bay League Championship in 50.52 and advanced to CIF-Southern Section Division 2 Prelims... Posted career-best time of 50.14 at Mira Costa Time Trials... Placed third at league championship as a junior... Part of relay that captured league title and advanced to sectional finals in 2012 and returned to section finals in 2013.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif... Majoring in economics... Parents are Mark and Marjie Block... Career highlight has been a comeback win in the 4x400 over Mira Costa's rivals.