Salim Benmohamed
Salim Benmohamed
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Canyon Country, Calif.
Previous College: College of the Canyons
Position: Middle Distance
UC Santa Barbara
2008
All-Big West Conference
Capped off a great initial season with the Gauchos by placing third in the 800m at the Big West Championships. His time was 1:52.65, edging a runner from Cal Poly by less than two hundredths of a second. The time was also a personal best...Took second in the 800m at the Big West Challenge Cup, running a 1:52.83...Competed at the Stanford Invitational and ran 1:54.75...Took first at the Soka Invitational with a time of 1:54.33. College of the Canyons
Earned a number of junior college honors in the 800m, including All-American, All-State, and All-Conference First Team...Captured the WSC Conference Championships in the 800m and the 1500m...Holds the school record in the 800m at 1:53.08 (set in 2007). High School
Attended Canyon High...Competed in the 800m and the 1600m...In both events, was All-Foothill League in 2003, 2004, and 2005...Scholar-Athlete in 2004 and 2005. Personal
Majoring in business economics... Is fluent in Arabic and French...Likes to play pool in his spare time...Favorite music includes Linkin Park and Coheed and Cambria... Loves the competitiveness of track and field.
Collegiate Career Bests
800m - 1:52.65

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