LSU’s top performer in five out of seven meets during his senior season … Earned a spot on the 2014 All-Louisiana Men’s Cross Country Team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Started off the season placing seventh at the Rice Invitational with a time of 17:22… Crowned the men’s champion at the LSU Invitational with a time of 15:16.92 on the 5k course at Highland Road Park … Followed with a silver-medal-winning runner-up finish at the McNeese Cowboy Stampede with a time of 19:29.2 on the four-mile course … Clocked 25:32.4 for 69th place at Arkansas’ Chile Pepper Festival … Notched a top-30 finish with a time of 25:43.68 at the Crimson Classic … Competed at the SEC Cross Country Championships, placing 36th with a time of 25:29.27 as the top Tiger in the event … Finished his senior season at the NCAA South Central Regional with a time of 32:13.5 for 100th place.
The top performer on the team in his junior campaign … Selected as the LSU Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Year for her performance during the 2013 cross country season during the LSU Track & Field Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet held in October 2014 … Competed in the NCAA South Central Regional for the third-consecutive year, besting his previous personal-best 10K by over a minute with a 32:00.9 for a 49th-place finish … Ran in SEC Championships for the third consecutive year, clocking a personal-best 8K time at 25:15.03 for a 42nd-place finish … Clocked 25:41.64 at the Mountain Dew Invitational for a 35th-place finish … Placed 4th at the McNeese Stampede, timing 20:05.69 … Ran a 27:24.6 at the Chile Pepper Festival … Placed 53rd at the Crimson Classic, clocking 26:05.32.
Finished in the team’s Top 3 five of six meets … Clocked a 27:17.41 at the Commodore Classic 8k for a 129th-place finish … Notched a 10th-place finish at the LSU Invitational, clocking an 8k time of 27:53.1 … Ran 21:20.0 at the McNeese Stampede four-mile race for 12th place … Clocked a 33:37.1 at the Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Ark., finishing in 151st place in the 10k race … Competed at the SEC Championships for the second-straight year, clocking a career-best 8k time of 26:14.7 for 87th place overall … Notched a career-best 10k time as the team’s top finisher at the NCAA South Central Regional, running 33:31.3 for a 82nd place finish.
Accumulated a solid freshman campaign … Made his collegiate debut finishing in 16th place at the LSU Invitational with an 8k time of 28:43.6 … Clocked 32:47.2 in his first career 10k at the Chile Pepper Festival, finishing in 152nd place … Posted a career-best 8k time of 26:23.22 for 66th place at the SEC Championships … Competed at the NCAA South Central Regional, placing 100th with a time of 34:49.2.
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.