Aditya Bhagavathi
Aditya Bhagavathi
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plainsboro, NJ
High School: West Windsor-Plainsboro HS
Major: Computer Science

Honors
Capital One Academic All-America Second Team (2014-15)
Academic All-District First Team (2014-15)
Outstanding Athlete of the Year, Individual Sport – Male (2014-15)
First Team All-SCIAC – Track & Field (2015)
Second Team All-SCIAC – Cross Country (2014)
USTFCCCA All-Academic (2014)
Outstanding Running Events – T&F (2013-14)
Most Outstanding – Cross Country (2012, 2013)
Newcomer of the Year – T&F (2012-13)
Academic All-SCIAC (Fall 2013Spring 2014Fall 2014Spring 2015)

2014-15
Cross Country
Set program records in cross country 8-kilometer run (25:34.7) at NCAA Championships in Mason, Ohio.
Led team in every cross country race. 

  • 139th at NCAA Championships (25:34.7)
  • 12th at NCAA West Regional (25:55.7)
  • 19th at SCIAC Championships (26:56.89)
  • 3rd SCIAC Multi-Duals (25:38.18)
  • 21st Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (26:06.8)
  • 19th UC Riverside Invitational (26:47.0)

Track & Field
Set program record in outdoor (14:46.66) and indoor (14:48.94) track & field 5,000-meter runs…Ranks third on 3,000-meter run all-time list (8:43.28)…Ranks fifth on 1,500-meter run all-time list (3:59.41).
Won the SCIAC individual title in the 5,000-meter run (5:00.02)…Won 5,000m at indoor Tufts Invitational (14:48.94)…Won 5,000m at SCIAC Multi-Dual #2 (15:13.51) 

  SEASON BESTS

  • 5,000m:14:46.66, Beach Invitational
  • 3,000m: 8:43.28, Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet
  • 1,500m:3:59.41, Occidental Distance/Sprints
  • 800m: 2:01.95, Triton Invitational

2013-14
Cross Country
Led the team in all five cross country races he ran. 

  • 35th at SCIAC Championships (27:44.8)
  • 28th at SCIAC Multi-Duals (27:14.66)
  • 41st at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (26:45.10)
  • 37th at UC Riverside (27:07.4)
  • 10th at Redlands Invitational-6k (19:54.9)

Track & Field

  SEASON BESTS

  • 800m: 2:00.94, Pomona-Pitzer T&F Invite
  • 1000m: 2:40.43, Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet
  • 1500m: 4:00.61, SCIAC Championships
  • 3000m: 8:55.25, Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet
  • 5000m: 15:44.50, Pomona-Pitzer T&F Invite

2012-13
Cross Country
Led the team in four of five races. 

  • 39th at SCIAC Championships (27:31.4)
  • 80th at SCIAC Multi-Duals (27:40.2)
  • 33rd at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (27:46.0), 2nd on team
  • 22nd at UC Riverside Invitational (27:13.1)
  • 27th at Redlands Invitational-6k (20:15.10)

Track & Field

  SEASON BESTS

  • 800m: 2:03.63, SCIAC Multi-Dual #1
  • 1500m: 4:06.61, Pomona-Pitzer T&F Invite
  • 5000m: 16:07.69, Pomona-Pitzer T&F Invite

Basketball
Played one game.

Prior to Caltech
Member of the cross country and track and field teams in high school...Set a personal 5k record of 17:00...Was a member of the 4xmile team that set the school record...Personal record of 4:31 for full mile

Personal
Born in Vellore, India...Siemens competition regional semifinalist...His most exciting research project has been studying phylogenetic inference of protein energetics...Son of Anjali and Sharathkumar...Has a sibling named Amol