Indoors: Finished seventh in heptathlon at SEC Indoor Championships with career best score of 5,191 points … Also tied for ninth place in SEC pole vault, clearing 16-3.25 (4.96) … Part of a four-man Razorback crew in the SEC multi-event, which combined for 20 points of a 2-3-5-7 finish … Produced the second fastest time in 60m in conference heptathlon and fourth-best pole vault (15-11 | 4.85) … Other marks included 21-8.25 (6.61) long jump, 36-1.25 (11.00) shot put, 5-11.25 (1.81) high jump, 8.65 in 60m hurdles, and 2:55.43 in 1,000m … Placed seventh in pole vault (16-0.75 | 4.90) at Red Raider Invitational … Set career best of 8.45 in 60m hurdles at Tyson Invitational … Finished seventh in pole vault (16-0.75 | 4.90) at Arkansas Qualifier … Completed first day of heptathlon at Razorback Invitational, scoring 2,825 points … Produced marks of 7.10 in 60m, 21-6.75 (6.57) in long jump, 39-3 (11.96) in shot put, and 6-0.5 (1.84) in high jump.
2019 INDOOR: Competed five times in 2019, all in the pole vault … Improved his marks in each of the first four meets, topping out at 5.18m/17-0 at the Don Kirby Invitational on Feb. 8, less than an inch from a personal-best … Also competed at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in the event.
2018 OUTDOOR: Posted two career bests in pole vault (4.75m) and high jump (1.94m) at the C-USA Championships.
2018 INDOOR: Debut for the Miners at the Vanderbilt Commodore Invitational notching a second-place finish in the high jump leaping over the bar at 2.00m (6-6.75) … Marked a personal best 5.20m (17-0.75) in the pole vault at the Don Kirby Invitational ranking him fifth in school history … Racked up a top-10 finish in the pole vault, leaping over the bar at 4.83m (15-10) at the MLK Invitational for a seventh-place finish … Competed at the 2018 C-USA Championships in the high jump leaping over the bar at 1.96m (6-5) to finish 13th overall.
PERSONAL: Born in Be’er Sehva, Israel … son to Abraham Bhastekar and Sigal Sela … has two brothers and two sisters … served in the army in Israel … is an industrial engineer major.