|Hometown:||Las Cruces, N.M.|
2011: Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … ran a season-best time of 27:07 at the New England Championship on Oct. 8 … placed 10th of 47 at the Blue Devil Invitational with a time of 27:20 … also ran at the National Catholic Championship (151st, 27:15), Paul Short Invitational (154th, 27:29), Patriot League Championship (69th, 28:06.0) and NCAA Northeast Regional (189th, 35:23.6).
2010: Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... ran a season-best time of 26:42 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational junior varsity race ... placed 16th at Maine (27:54) ... finished 24th at the Bryant Invitational (17:39) ... ran at the Blue Devil Invitational (51st, 28:26), New England Championship sub-varsity race (27:32) and Patriot League Championship (79th, 28:33).
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.