Event: 1,500M (3:59.37), Mile (4:18.80), 3,000M (8:42.23)
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 minutes, 18.80 seconds 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.
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.