Track & Field

Phillip Benavides
Phillip Benavides

RS Senior

Alhambra, Calif.

High School:
Alhambra HS



Athletics Honors Class of 2012

Graduation ceremonies held for Class of 2012.


Cal/Nevada Championships Next Up For Track

LMU Track travels to the Claremont Colleges to compete in the multi-state invitational.


Erdmann Runs for Indoors National Title, Team Runs Outdoors in Brea

LMU's Track team will be at Cal State Fullerton, expect Erdmann who will be in Idaho running for a National Championship.


Busy Saturday for Track

Erdmann travels to Seattle looking to qualify for the nationals, while the team competes in Norwalk.


Lions Break Records At Pomona-Pitzer Meet

LMU Track has record-breaking day in Claremont.

Briefly... Phillip Benavides is in his third season with LMU Cross Country and Track...

At LMU... 2011-12... in cross country, ran four 8k races... recorded personal season best of 26:26.0 at the CSU Fullerton Titan Invitational, finished in 55th place ... posted 26:44.0 at the UC Riverside Invitational

At LMU... 2010-11... in track, posted season best time in 1500m at Cal/Nevada Track & Field Championships (4:06.49) ... recorded season best 9:14.26 in 3000m at Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers... in cross country ran five races for the Lions... had personal best 25:50 at Stanford Invitational... posted 33:23.94 at NCAA West Regional's...

At LMU... 2009-10... used red shirt season...

At LMU... 2008-09... in track, ran a 4:01.69 in the 1,500 meters...clocked an 8:48.23 in the 3,000 meters and a 15:01.83 in the 5,000... in cross country garnered first team All-West Coast Conference as a freshman... ran the three-mile course at the Malibu Oceanside Open in 16:00... had his best 8,000 meter time at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 26:00... ran a 31:15.1 on a 10,000 meter course at the Chile Pepper Invitational on Oct.18... helped the Lions to a second-place finish at the WCC Championships... tied the freshman school record in that race, placing seventh overall in 26:24 and earning First-team All Conference honors... placed 92nd overall, and third for the Lions, at the NCAA West Regional with a time of 31:53...

High School... a 2008 graduate of Alhambra High School in Alhambra, CA... participated in cross country and track... ran under Coach Steve Morales... Four-year varsity letter winner in cross-country... All-League, All-City, All-Area, recognition as a sophomore, junior, and senior... All-CIF his senior year... Team MVP all four years... San Gabriel Valley Runner of the Year... In track, three time league MVP ... named to San Gabriel All-Area team... All-City and All-Area as a junior and senior... ran personal bests of 4:20 in the 1600m and 9:22 in the 3200

Personal... Phillip Joseph Benavides was born August 22, 1990, in Alhambra, CA... son of Irma Murillo and Phillip Benavides... is an only child... a Marketing and Film Production major.


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