Events: 800M (IN: 1:54.40; OUT: 1:55.09) 1,500M (3:50.76), Mile (4:09.25), 3,000M (IN: 8:16.75; OUT: 8:22.27), 5,000M (IN: 14:36.26; OUT: 14:45.05)
One of the team’s leading distance runners during his time with the Tigers … Ended his collegiate career as the No. 10-ranked 3,000-meter runner indoors in school history with his career-best time of 8 minutes, 16.75 seconds … Also ran lifetime personal bests of 1:54.40 in the 800 meters, 3:50.76 in the 1,500 meters, 4:09.25 in the mile and 14:36.26 in the 5,000 meters … A former SEC scorer with the Tigers after finishing in eighth place overall in the 1,500 meters at the 2013 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at the University of Missouri … Chosen to the SEC Academic Honor Roll four times during his collegiate career … Graduated from LSU in May 2015 with his degree in mechanical engineering.
Lettered during both the indoor and outdoor seasons in his final campaign with the Tigers … Primarily raced the longer distances during the indoor season … Finished in 15th place in the 3,000 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 8:32.55 … Anchored the Tigers to a fourth-place finish in the men’s distance medley relay at the SEC Indoor Championships while clocking a seasonal-best time of 9:47.84 in the meet held at Kentucky’s Nutter Field House … Won the 3k at the LSU Twilight with a lifetime personal record of 8:16.75 … Placed third in the event at the Auburn Indoor Invitational with a time of 8:22.87 … Opened the indoor season by running 14:54.68 for second place in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Indoor Invitational … Placed 12th in the 5k at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet with a run of 14:37.05 … Ran a lifetime PR of 14:36.26 in a 23rd-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the Tyson Invitational … Lined up in the 1,500 meters in his final appearance at the SEC Outdoor Championships held at Mississippi State’s Mike Sanders Track Complex … Clocked a seasonal best of 3:55.53 for 19th place in 1,500-meter qualifying at the conference meet … Also ran 3:58.34 for third place at LSU’s Battle on the Bayou … Won back-to-back 5,000-meter races at the LSU Alumni Gold (15:09.33) and LSU Invitational (14:47.34) to close out the regular season outdoors … Opened his outdoor season by running 14:57.80 for runner-up in the 5k at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette … Ran only one 3k race outdoors, clocking 8:31.44 for third place at Arizona’s Jim Click Shootout … Picked up his fourth career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll thanks to an outstanding effort tin the classroom … Graduated from LSU with his degree in mechanical engineering.
Set personal bests in each of his five events as a letterwinner during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … Ended his season with a 19th-place finish in 1,500-meter qualifying at the SEC Outdoor Championships after running 4:01.44 in the preliminary round … Set two personal bests in the 1,500 meters during the 2014 outdoor season, clocking 3:51.16 in a runner-up finish in his season opener at the Jim Mize Invitational and 3:50.76 in a sixth-place finish in his regular-season finale at the LSU Invitational … Also ran the 1,500 meters at the Battle on the Bayou with a time of 3:51.49 for second place and Texas Relays with a time of 3:54.43 for fifth place in the A section … Won a pair of 3k titles outdoors at Louisiana Tech’s Jim Mize Invitational (8:43.17) and Miami’s Hurricane Alumni Invitational (8:27.59) … Ran an outdoor PR of 8:22.27 in a runner-up finish in the 3,000 meters at the Battle on the Bayou … Won his only 5,000-meter race of the outdoor season at the LSU Alumni Gold with a lifetime personal best of 14:45.05 … Ran 1:55.09 in his only 800-meter race outdoors in an eighth-place finish at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational … Earned back-to-back second-place finishes in the 3,000 meters at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (8:28.87) and Texas A&M Triangular (8:20.99) to open up the indoor season … Smashed his PR in the mile with a run of 4:09.25 for fourth place in the college division at the Tyson Invitational … Finished in 13th place in the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships with a run of 4:12.04 in qualifying … Anchored the Tigers to a 10th-place finish in the distance medley relay with a time of 9:54.00 at the SEC Indoor Championships, splitting 4:11.50 on the mile leg … Anchored the Tigers to a runner-up finish at the Aggie Invitational with their seasonal-best time of 9:48.01 … Ran 4:14.60 for eighth place in his first mile race of the season at the Aggie Invitational … Clocked an indoor personal best of 1:54.40 converted to a banked track in the 800 meters for his third-place finish at the LSU Twilight … Named a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in his career.
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 SEC Outdoor Championships … Clocked 3:54.08 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.
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.
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 … Graduated from LSU in May 2015 with his degree in mechanical engineering.