|Hometown:||Las Cruces, N.M.|
2011: Ran season-bests with 9:59.33 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Brown Springtime Open (May 1), 4:14.98 in the 1,500 meter run at the Holy Cross Quad Meet (April 23), 2:36.69 in the 1,000 meter run at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (Feb. 20) and 4:41.08 in the mile run at the New Hampshire Quad Meet (Jan. 22) … part of the 4x800 relay team that placed second against Maine with a time of 8:24.95 (Feb. 5) … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the
varsity cross country team at Mayfield H.S. ... team captain senior
year ... team won the district championship in 2008 ... 5A state
qualifier 2007-2009 ... named Most Improved Runner in 2008 and Most
Valuable Runner in 2009 ... also a member of the varsity track and
field team ... team captain senior year ... team won the district
championship in 2007 ... member of the Sun Dragons cross country
and track and field club team ... was a Junior Olympic national
qualifier in cross country in 2008 and 2009.
Personal: Son of John and Michele Villescas ... father was a member of the New Mexico State University volleyball team ... has one brother (Ian) ... has not yet declared a major ... also a member of the Holy Cross cross country team.