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Austin Benson
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, Calif.
High School: Thousand Oaks High School (Moorpark College)

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Two Career Wins

- Hammer Throw: 185 feet, 6 inches (5/2/2015, Howard Wood Dakota Relays)
- Shot Put: 51 feet, 5.75 inches (1/25/2
014, Jack Johnson Classic)

2014-15

Posted best indoor shot put mark (47-4.25) at the Jack Johnson Classic (1/31) ... at the Summit League Indoor Track & Field Championships, placed sixth in the weight throw with a season-best distance of 58-0.50 (2/28) ... placed third at the Drake Alternative in the hammer throw with a season-best distance of 189-8 (4/25) ... won the hammer throw at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays with a mark of 184-6 (5/2) ... also recorded best discus throw mark (150-11) at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays ... at the Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships, finished seventh in the hammer throw (180-2) and 12th in the discus throw (125-2) (5/15).

2013-14

Tallied the best indoor season shot put mark on the team (51 feet, 5.75 inches) en route to a first-place finish at the Jack Johnson Classic (1/25) ... placed fifth in the shot put at the 2013-14 Summit League Indoor Track & Field Championships with his distance of 51-1.50 (3/1) ... best weight throw mark of 46-10 took place at the USD Alumni Meet (2/8) ... recorded outdoor season-best marks of 151-3 (discus) and 164-8 (hammer) at the Mount Marty Twilight (4/22) ... posted an outdoor season team-best mark of 51-11.25 in the shot put at the Bryan Clay Invite (4/18) ... at the 2014 Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Benson placed seventh in the shot put (50-1.75), 10th in the hammer throw (162-3) and 14th in the discus (132-9) (5/17) 

Before SDSU

Benson transfers to SDSU after competing at Moorpark College ... during the 2011 outdoor season, he set season-best marks of 141-5 (discus throw) and 149-11 (weight throw)