Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Smith, Adamson and St. Etienne all finish in top eight of 400 meter hurdles
Sonneborn wins event title in the 3,000 meter race
Van Meter to compete in last indoor meet before NCAA Championships
Second straight year the two schools work to rebuild a community
|Villasin's Career Best Performances|
|400 Meter||54.27 (4/13/13)|
|800 Meter||2:02.07 (5/12/12)|
Cross Country: Competed in all five meets during his senior season ... broke his career high during the Conference USA Championships with a run of 29:04.40 (10/29/12) ... all five runs on the year were within 40 seconds of one another ... ran 29:33.15 in the Azalea City Classic (9/15/12) ... posted a time of 29:20.61 in the Screamin' Eagle Festival (9/22/12) ... ran the Disney Classic in 29:32.63 (10/6/12) ... notched a time of 29:43.48 in the Crimson Classic (10/13/12)
Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results in four regular season meets...competed once in the 400 meter dash and three times in the 800 meter run...notched a personal best in the 400 meter dash at the South Alabama Invitational (4/13) with a time of 54.27...posted a season best 2:03.71 in the 800 meter run at the SLU Lion Invitational (4/19)...recorded results in the 800 meter run at the LSU Relays (2:04.37 on 3/23) and the Tulane Team Challenge (2:07.71 on 3/2).
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Academic Medal honors.
Cross Country: Competed in four of the team's six meets...posted a season-best 8K time of 29:26.60 at the Conference USA Championships (10/31)...also covered the 8K course in 30:30.92 at the Crimson Classic (10/15)...ran the 5.5K race at the Rice Invitational (9/16) in 21:17.00...boasted a time of 22:38.00 over four miles at the McNeese Cowboy Invitational (10/1).
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in five of the team's eight meets...competed in the 800 meter...ranked fourth on the team in the event...ran the fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth fastest times on the squad in the 800 meter...ran a season-best time of 2:02.07 over 800 meters at the Conference USA Championships (5/12)...ran 2:02.19 at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28) and 2:03.16 at the South Alabama Invitational (4/14) for 800 meters...covered 800 meters in 2:03.41 at the Lion Invitational (4/20) and 2:07.65 at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31).
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Medal of Honor for maintaining a 3.75 cumulative GPA and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll. Was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.
Prior To Tulane: Attended the University of California at San Diego and competed in track and field for one seasons...graduated from U.C. San Diego with a Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology...competed in four meets during the 2009 season...ran the 400 and 800-meter events for the Tritons...posted a season-best time of 1:59.18 in the 800-meter run at the Long Beach State Invitational (4/18)...also ran the 800-meter event at the Aztec Classic (3/13), 2:00.02, and at the All-California Championships (2/28), 2:01.68...ran the 400-meter dash at the UCSD Quad (2/21) in 53.27.
About Michael Villasin
Prep: Lettered all four seasons in cross country for head coach Richard Gibbs and all four seasons in track and field for head coach Mike Glaze while at Servite High School...earned team MVP and team captain honors during his junior and senior seasons...earned All-State honors in cross country during his sophomore season...named All-Trinity League in cross country during his junior and senior seasons...was a member of the 2004 California Division II State Championship squad...garnered All-Trinity League honors all four years in track and field...was a four-time All-CIF Southern Section selection in the 800-meters during each of his seasons competing for the Friars...helped SHS to the Trinity League Track and Field Championship as a senior...held the school records in the 4x800 and Distance Medley Relay events upon graduation.
Personal: Born Michael Villasin on February 24, 1990...the son of Miguel and May Villasin...has one sister, Melanie.