At Penn: 2013 NCAA Championships qualifier in the 800 meters ... 2012 Outdoor All-East in the 4x800-meter relay.
High School: Lettered four times in outdoor track and wrestling and lettered twice in indoor track ... Captain of the wrestling and outdoor track teams ... Member of 4x800-meter relay team that finished fourth in the state, set a school record and earned all-america status in 2011 ... Holds school record in the 800-meter run and was a member of the school's record-breaking 4x400-meter relay ... Qualified for states all four years as a member of a relay team ... District qualifier in wrestling ... FBLA vice-president.
Personal: Son of Olga and John Bekelja ... Uncle, Mickey, played quarterback at Villanova ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.