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WHITTIER, Calif. – Sophomore Benjamin White (La Habra Heights, Calif.) was just named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athlete of the Week in the second week of voting announced by the conference office Monday.
Benjamin led the Purple & Gold winning the Vanguard Invitational placing first of 49 competitors with a time of 25:46 (5:11 min/mile) for the hilly Irvine Regional Park 5-mile course. He placed nearly a full minute ahead of the 2nd place finisher, breaking away soon after the first mile and never looking back.
Whittier has two weeks of preparations before they take part in the Mustang Challenge in Santa Clarita, Calif. on Saturday, September 29. They will be running in Central Park.