Austin Benoit
Austin  Benoit

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rockford, Mich.

High School:
Rockford

Event:
Distance

Elig. (In/Out):
FR/FR


Last Updated: April 19, 2015

Sophomore (I/O) (2015)
Outdoor ... Ran 9:18.24 for 22nd place in the 3,000m steeplechase at UVA Challenge (April 17-18) ... Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4), crossing at 8:57.01 ... Finished third in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:04.99) at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28).
Indoor ... Made his 5,000m debut at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 14) ... Set a PR when he finished 19th in the 3,000m run at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7) (8:24.63) ... Finished third in the 3,000m race at the Doug Hansen Open (Jan. 23), finishing in 8:26.23 ... Made his Wolverine debut at the EMU Triangular (Jan. 9).

Freshman (2014) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Redshirted.

Prep ... Graduated from Rockford High School (2013) ... National Honor Society ... Cross Country ... Varsity Letter Winner (2009-12) ... Three-time All-Ottawa-Kent Conference (2010, '11, '12) ... All-State (2011-2012) ... All-Region (2012) ... First Team All-Area (2012) ... Track & Field ... Varsity Letter Winner (2009-12) ... All-Region (2013) ... All-State (2012) ... Two-time All-Ottawa-Kent Conference (2012, '13) ... Member of All-State 4x800-meter relay team (2012).

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Engineering -- first-year engineering student ... Born May 4, 1995 ... Son of Maurice and Kathi Benoit ... Other Sports Played ... Member of Rockford High School's freshman basketball team (2009-10).

High School Personal Bests:
5K -- 15:42 (cross country)
1,600m -- 4:14
800m -- 1:54

Event Time Date
3,000m (I) 8:24.63 2-7-15
5,000m (I) 15:20.56 2-14-15
3,000m Steeplechase (O) 8:57.01 4-4-15

 



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