Career Report for Ben Watson

Class of 2013

Cross Country Career

The following chart plots the mile pace for every race throughout high school for this runner. The blue anchor points show the races where the runner improved.



Course-Specific Personal Bests

Below is a listing of Ben Watson's best times on each course. Click on the course name to see a chart of those races.

Course Distance   Time     Pace   PR Date PR Event # of Races
on Course
Central Park HB Old 3 23:20 7:47 10/9/10 Central Park Invitational 1
Columbia Park 3 18:58 6:19 9/20/12 Pioneer League Meet #1 4
Crescenta Valley Park 3 20:20 6:47 9/29/12 Staub/Barnes Invitational 1
El Segundo HS 1.86 11:29 6:10 9/6/12 3K Time Trial 2
Estancia HS 3 18:52 6:17 9/14/12 Woodbridge XC Classic 3
Griffith Park 2.94 25:01 8:30 9/22/12 Bell-Jeff Invitational 1
Hollydale Park 3 21:14 7:05 10/1/11 Warren Stauffer Invite 2
Mt. Sac 2 14:42 7:21 9/11/10 Fastback Shootout 2
Mt. Sac 2.93 19:57 6:49 10/19/12 Mt. Sac Invitational 4
Palos Verdes HS 2 15:37 7:49 10/10/09 Palos Verdes Invitational 1
Palos Verdes HS 3 21:25 7:08 11/1/12 Pioneer League Finals 4
Santa Fe Dam 3 19:54 6:38 9/10/11 Don Bosco Invitational 1
Wilson Park 3.2 20:16 6:20 10/11/12 Pioneer League Meet #2 5

Distance-only Personal Bests

This considers only the courses with distances of 2, 3 and 5K (3.1 mile).

Standard
Distance (Mi)
  Time   Pace Date Event Course # of Races
at Distance
2 14:42 7:21 9/11/10 Fastback Shootout Mt. Sac 3
3 18:52 6:17 9/14/12 Woodbridge XC Classic Estancia HS 16

Career Summary

Below is a summary of each season run by Ben Watson.

Year # of Races Average Pace Improvements / Chances Rank on Team Best # Std Dev
Fr 7 8:01 0/1 29 -0.68
So 8 7:45 0/0 24 -0.29
Jr 8 6:52 6/6 23 0.31
Sr 8 6:49 6/6 11 0.78
El Segundo Career 31 7:20 15/18

Complete Race and Improvement History: Table

The following table is a listing of every race throughout high school for this runner.

Date Event Course Distance Division Place # Std
Dev
Time   Pace   Improvement
11/1/12 Pioneer League Finals Palos Verdes HS 3 JV 40/96 0.28 21:25 7:08 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
10/19/12 Mt. Sac Invitational Mt. Sac 2.93 JV 39/257 0.14 19:57 6:49 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
10/11/12 Pioneer League Meet #2 Wilson Park 3.2 JV 29/91 0.38 20:16 6:20 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
9/29/12 Staub/Barnes Invitational Crescenta Valley Park 3 JV 64/113 0.11 20:20 6:47
9/22/12 Bell-Jeff Invitational Griffith Park 2.94 JV 14/71 -1.48 25:01 8:30
9/20/12 Pioneer League Meet #1 Columbia Park 3 JV 13/92 0.78 18:58 6:19 You ROCK! (LR, PR, SBP)
9/14/12 Woodbridge XC Classic Estancia HS 3 Sr 163/243 0.30 18:52 6:17 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
9/6/12 3K Time Trial El Segundo HS 1.86 11:29 6:10 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
11/3/11 Pioneer League Finals Columbia Park 3 JV 32/81 0.22 19:45 6:35 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
10/21/11 Mt. Sac Invitational Mt. Sac 2.93 JV 73/176 -0.21 20:49 7:06 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
10/12/11 Pioneer League Meet #2 Palos Verdes HS 3 JV 21/87 0.31 22:50 7:37 You ROCK! (LR, PR, SBP)
10/1/11 Warren Stauffer Invite Hollydale Park 3 Jr 136/171 -0.57 21:14 7:05 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
9/22/11 Pioneer League Meet #1 Wilson Park 3.2 JV 37/85 0.31 21:40 6:46 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
9/16/11 Woodbridge XC Classic Estancia HS 3 Jr 171/249 0.03 19:20 6:27 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
9/10/11 Don Bosco Invitational Santa Fe Dam 3 Sr/Jr 113/186 -0.11 19:54 6:38
9/8/11 3K Time Trial El Segundo HS 1.86 12:30 6:43
11/4/10 Pioneer League Finals Wilson Park 3.2 JV 69/97 -0.29 24:46 7:44 You ROCK! (LR, SBP)
10/23/10 Mt. Sac Invitational Mt. Sac 2.93 So 77/114 -1.56 22:54 7:49 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
10/14/10 Pioneer League Meet #2 Columbia Park 3 JV 67/80 -1.11 23:03 7:41
10/9/10 Central Park Invitational Central Park HB Old 3 So 99/125 -1.22 23:20 7:47
10/2/10 Warren Stauffer Invite Hollydale Park 3 So 151/169 -1.23 22:16 7:25
9/23/10 Pioneer League Meet #1 Palos Verdes HS 3 JV 64/80 -0.71 26:38 8:53
9/18/10 Woodbridge XC Classic Estancia HS 3 Nov 27/92 -0.99 21:44 7:15
9/11/10 Fastback Shootout Mt. Sac 2 So 114/138 -1.07 14:42 7:21 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
11/5/09 Pioneer League Finals Palos Verdes HS 3 Fr 40/45 -1.46 26:14 8:45
10/23/09 Mt. Sac Invitational Mt. Sac 2.93 Fr 89/129 -1.59 24:21 8:19
10/15/09 Pioneer League Meet #2 Wilson Park 3.2 Fr 35/39 -1.14 26:07 8:10
10/10/09 Palos Verdes Invitational Palos Verdes HS 2 JV 46/69 -0.95 15:37 7:49
9/30/09 South Bay Cup Columbia Park 3 Fr 102/140 -0.70 21:39 7:13
9/24/09 Pioneer League Meet #1 Wilson Park 3.2 Fr 32/40 -0.68 24:37 7:42 You ROCK! (SBP)
9/12/09 Fastback Shootout Mt. Sac 2 Fr 120/136 -1.82 16:17 8:09

Glossary:

  • LY = Beat time from the same course a year ago
  • LR = Beat time from the most recent running of the course
  • PR = Set a new PR
  • PG = Beat personal goal
  • SBP = Season's best performance based on position of finish relative to the field. (Highest # of standard deviations).
  • # Std Dev = The number of standard deviations from the mean.

All columns are sortable by clicking on the column heading.



Track Results

Season Records

Season Grade800m1600m3200m
2011So--13:44.43
2012Jr2:27.00 PR5:17.10 PR12:48.00 PR

By Event


800m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/17/12 Dual Meet (South) 2:27.00 V SR

1600m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
3/15/12 Dual Meet (Lawndale & Cent) 5:31.00 V
3/29/12 Dual Meet (Torrance) 5:39.00 V
4/17/12 Dual Meet (South) 5:25.00 V PR (Δ=6.00,1.8%)
LR (Δ=14.00,4.1%)
4/26/12 Dual Meet (North Torrance) 5:21.69 V PR (Δ=3.31,1.0%)
LR (Δ=3.31,1.0%)
4/30/12 Pioneer League Prelims 5:17.10 V PR (Δ=4.59,1.4%)
SR
LR (Δ=4.59,1.4%)
16

3200m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
5/4/11 Pioneer League Finals 13:44.43 F/S SR 8
3/15/12 Dual Meet (Lawndale & Cent) 12:48.00 V PR (Δ=56.43,6.8%)
SR (Δ=56.43,6.8%)
LR (Δ=56.43,6.8%)

4x800m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
3/23/12 California Relays 9:40.32 V 4