|Hometown:||Simi Valley, CA|
2009 Cross Country - Competed at the Dave Murray Invite (40th, 23:18).
2008 Track - Did not compete.
2007 Cross Country - Competed at the Nevada Twilight, Pepperdine Invite, UCSD Invite and Titan Invite.
High School - Four-year letterman in cross country and three-year letterman in track ... Helped high school team to 2004 and 2005 California State Cross Country titles ... High school team was second at the 2006 CA State Meet and Nike Team Nationals in 2006 ... Was All-League and All-County for cross country in 2004 ... Was injured during his final two track seasons, but posted a best of 4:29 in the mile in 2005.
Personal - Born October 16, 1988 in Torrance, CA ... Son of Steven Benson and Esther Springer ... Has two brothers, Chris and Evan ... Biophysics major. .