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 Alec Benavides

2016 (SOPHOMORE): Concentrated on javelin and high jump…Posted season-best 6-02.00 in high jump to finish seventh at CenCal Twilight Invitational…Made javelin debut at Cal State LA Invitational with mark of 168-10…Threw javelin personal best and CSUB season best (180-00) to finish second at Cal State LA Twilight…Placed fifth in javelin (165-01) at Western Athletic Conference Outdoors to earn Second Team All-Conference.

2015 (FRESHMAN): Was a multi-event competitor for the ‘Runners…Personal best time of 15.60 in 110m hurdles was good enough for fifth-place finish at Fresno State’s Twilight meet and was just .34 outside of CSUB Top 20…Finished sixth at Cal Poly Invite with personal best mark in high jump of 6-03.25, just 2.5 inches outside of CSUB Top 20…Finished fifth in decathlon at WAC Outdoors to earn Second Team All-Conference honors…5106 points is fifth-best for CSUB all-time in decathlon…Posted season best mark of 10-10.00 for CSUB in pole vault…Recorded distance of 21-01.25 in long jump at Cal State LA Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Stockdale High School...Coached by Dave Lonsinger…Was a sprinter and hurdler for the Mustangs…Named First Team All-League, Second Team All-Area, and Most Improved Player in 2014…Earned Second Team All-League and All-Area as a junior…Finished prep career in Top 5 all-time for SHS with 14.70 in 110m hurdles…Part of the second-fastest ever 4x100m relay team for SHS with a time of 42.76…Helped lead the Mustangs to become SWYL Champions from 2011-13…Also played soccer and football and Stockdale.

PERSONAL: Born on July 11, 1996…Son of Brian and Lori Benavides…Plans to major in kinesiology.

Position: Hurdles
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Stockdale HS
Experience: High School
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