Benjamin Holland
Benjamin Holland
Height: 5-8
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
High School: Jesuit HS
Experience: RS

2017-18 -- Track: Represented the Mustangs in two events at the Big West Conference Championships as a true freshman, including tallying 3 team points thanks to a sixth-place 10,000-meter finish on May 11, as he helped Cal Poly dominate the event in a near-clean-sweep, with a performance of 34:02.66 ... returned to CSUN on May 12 to clock a 5,000m effort of 14:53.23 — also a PR — good for 10th place ... added a 3,000m PR at UCLA’s Invitational April 14, via a second-place 8:30.71. Cross Country: While redshirting, earned Big West Commissioner’s Honors academically.

Prep -- As a senior at Jesuit High School in Carmichael, finished seventh at the 2016 CIF Division 1 State Cross Country Championships, with a time of 15:27.6 ... added another 5k performance of 15:10.1 at the 2015 Stanford Invitational, earning fourth place ... in track season, came in sixth for the 3,200 meters at the 2017 Dublin Distance Festival with a performance of 9:23.29; also was 10th in the 3,200m at the Sac-Joaquin Section finals as a junior ... top 1,600m time was 4:27.0 ... helped lead the Marauders to a trio of Delta River League championships ... was an honors student and won the school’s 2017 Social Sciences Award.

Personal -- Also visited Boston College and Portland; chose Cal Poly because “it has a great fit of academic and athletic prowess” ... majors in Economics.