Dylan Villescas
Dylan Villescas
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Las Cruces, N.M.
High School: Mayfield

Team Co-Captain

2012: Ran a career-best 8K time of 26:13.43 at the New England Championship on Oct. 7 … also ran at the Harry Lang Invitational (51st, 21:42.0), National Catholic Championship (119th, 26:56), Paul Short Invitational (81st, 26:40), Patriot League Championship (52nd, 27:33.1) and NCAA Northeast Regional (205th, 34:22.3). 

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 … amed 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.

 

Villescas' Top 8K Performances

YearTimeMeet (Date)
201026:42UMass Dartmouth Invitational (9/18)
201127:07New England Championship (10/8)
201226:13.43New England Championship (10/7)