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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Ben Parmoon

Class

Sr.

Hometown

Albuquerque, N.M.

Previous School

St. Pius X HS

2019-20
2020 Indoors:
 Ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay at the Mountain West Indoor Championships that won in a time of 3:12.12, the third-fastest time recorded in program history … earned Mountain West All-Conference in the 4×400 relay … finished fifth in the 400-meter dash at the Mountain West Indoor Championships with a season-best time of 47.85 … ran a season-best 22.03 in the 200-meter at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational … ran 48.57 in the 400-meter at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational to finish 16th … finished fourth in the unseeded 400-meter dash at the Collegiate Classic with a time of 48.98 … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay at the Collegiate Classic that finished second in 3:12.79 … ran 48.42 (altitude converted) in the 400-meter at the UNM Team Open to finish eighth … completed the second leg of the 4×400 meter relay for the team finishing first at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational with a time of 3:12.97 (3:13.41).

2018-19
2019 Indoors: 
Saw action in four meets during the season … ran a career-best 400-meter split of 47.7 seconds in the 4×400 relay in which the team won with a time of 3:12.36 to rank fourth in UNM program history at the MLK invitational on Jan. 19 …  set a career-best 600-meter time of 1:20.10 at the MLK Invitational … posted a season-best time of 48.75 seconds in the 400-meter dash at the Don Kirby Elite on Feb. 9.
2019 Outdoors: 
Competed in six meets, tallying one event win and a runner-up finish … ran 48.24 in the 400-meter dash at the Titan Team Challenge for a third-place result … ran the second leg of the 4×400 relay that finished second at the Titan Team Challenge at 3:16.83 … ran 22.12 in the 200-meter dash to finish fourth overall … ran 48.17 in the 400-meter dash at the Bryan Clay Invitational … ran 22.28 in the 200-meter dash at the Bryan Clay Invitational … finished fifth in the 200-meter dash at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational with a time of 22.25 … won the 400-meter dash at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational in 48.76 … ran the 200-meter dash at the Masked Rider Open in 22.83 … finished sixth in the 400-meter dash at the Masked Rider Open with a time of 48.28 … finished fourth in the 400-meter at the MW Championships with a 48.38 time.

2017-18
2018 Indoors: Saw action in five meets… placed fourth in the 600 at the New Mexico Team Invitational with a time of 1:20.68… helped his team place third in the 4×400 (3:16.12*) at the Mountain West Championships, running the second leg in 48.3 seconds.
2018 Outdoors: Ran in four meets during the season… helped his team place first in the 4×400 (3:09.05*) at the Masked Rider Open, running the first leg in 48.4 seconds… competed in both the 400 and 4×400 at the Mountain West Championship, placing fifth in the 400 (48.31)… helped his team place second in the 4×400 (3:11.36) at the Mountain West Championships, running the first leg in 49.2 seconds.

2016-17
2017 Indoor & Outdoor
: Did not compete

HIGH SCHOOL
2016 graduate of St. Pius X High School in Albuquerque … took third in the 400-meter run (personal record 49.20) and eighth in the 200 (23.58) at the 2016 New Mexico State Championships … owns a personal record of 22.40 in the 200 … second-place finisher in the 400 his junior year, running 50.07 … won the 400 at the 2015 APS Metro Championships.

TRACK & FIELD HONORS

  • All-Mountain West Indoor Team: 2019 (DMR), 2020 (4×400)
  • Mountain West Champion: 2020 (4×400)

A* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol