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


One Career Win
Shot Put: 51 feet, 5.75 inches (Jack Johnson Classic 1/25/2014)

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) 

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)