|Hometown:||Las Cruces, N.M.|
2012: Ran in the 800, 1,000, 1,500, one-mile, 3,000, 5,000, 3,000 steeplechase and 4,000 distance medley relay … posted season-best times in the 800 (2:02.50) at the UMass Invitational (April 14), 1,000 (2:41.04) at Maine (Feb. 4) and 3,000 (8:45.82) at the Valentine Invitational (Feb. 10) … set career-best times in the 1,500 (4:02.57) at the UMass Invitational, one-mile (4:24.56) at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games (Jan. 27), 5,000 (15:47.81) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (Feb. 17) and 3,000 steeplechase (9:34.59) at the Holy Cross Invitational (April 21) … also a member of the 4,000 distance medley relay team that posted a season-best time of 10:43.59 at the Patriot League Indoor Championship … time in the one-mile was a team-best for the season … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
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) ... majoring in English ... also a member of the Holy Cross cross country team.
Villescas' Top Performances
|1,000m||2:36.69||Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/18/2011)|
|1,500m||4:02.57||UMass Invitational (4/14/2012)|
|1 Mile||4:24.56||Joe Donahue Indoor Games (1/27/2012)|
|3,000m||8:45.82||Valentine Invitational (2/10/2012)|
|5,000m||15:47.81||Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/17/2012)|
|3,000 Steeplechase||9:34.59||Holy Cross Invitational (4/21/2012)|