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Philip Primeaux
Position: Distance
Height: 5'8"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Catholic HS
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Born: 12/18/1991
Philip Primeaux Bio - TF
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/27/2013

Events: 1,500M (3:52.87), Mile (4:14.09), 3,000M (8:36.11)

2013
An SEC finalist in the 1,500 meters during the outdoor season … Scored one point for the Tigers with an eighth-place finish in his first SEC final at the 2013 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Clocked 3 minutes, 54.08 seconds in the SEC final after running a personal best of 3:52.87 as the seventh-fastest qualifier in the preliminary round … Broke four minutes in six-straight 1,500-meter races to end the season … Opened the outdoor season with back-to-back wins in the 1,500 meters at the Louisiana Classics (4:00.50) and LSU Relays (3:56.27) … Placed fourth in the event at the Battle on the Bayou (3:53.85) … Earned back-to-back ninth-place finishes at the LSU Alumni Gold (3:57.48) and Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (3:59.55) … Also ran the 3,000 meters at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational, clocking 8:37.19 for fifth place … Competed mostly in the mile during the indoor season … Finished in 17th place in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships with a personal best of 4:14.09 in the qualifying round … Won the mile at the LSU Twilight with a time of 4:16.46 … Ran 4:16.78 for 30th place in the college division at the Tyson Invitational … Raced to a lifetime PR of 8:36.11 in the 3k at the Tyson Invitational while taking 16th place in the college section …Led off LSU’s 4x1,500-meter relay team that took seventh place with a time of 16:17.45 at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays during the outdoor season … Earned a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season.

2012
One of LSU’s leading distance runners as a freshman in 2012 … Lettered during the indoor season while running the mile and 3,000 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships … Clocked a personal best of 4:18.80 for 17th place in the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships … Finished in 23rd place in the 3,000 meters after running 9:06.36 in qualifying at the SEC Indoor meet … Posted an indoor PR of 8:42.23 for 28th place in the college section of the 3k at the Tyson Invitational … Competed in the mile at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, finishing in 48th place in the college division with a run of 4:23.22 … Followed by running 4:24.08 for third place in the mile at the LSU Twilight … Also ran the mile at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (4:30.62) and Texas A&M Dual Meet (4:34.03) … Broke four minutes in the 1,500 meters outdoors at the LSU Relays with a personal record of 3:59.37 for third place … Also ran the 1,500 meters outdoors at the Louisiana Classics (4:03.82), Battle on the Bayou (4:02.91) and LSU Alumni Gold (4:03.02) … Ran a seasonal-best of 2:01.07 in the 800 meters for 32nd place at the Battle on the Bayou … Honored for his academic performance with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in his career.

PRIOR TO LSU
A standout distance runner for the powerhouse track and field and cross country programs at Catholic High School during his prep career … Coached in high school by former LSU Track & Field pole vaulter and Louisiana coaching legend Pete Boudreaux.

PERSONAL
Full name is Philip Alan Primeaux … Born on Dec. 18, 1991 … Parents are Russell and Valerie Primeaux … Has three brothers, Brian, Mark and Steven … Brothers Mark and Steven attended LSU … Plans to major in mechanical engineering.

 

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