James Llamas

James  Llamas


Glastonbury, Conn.

High School:
Glastonbury HS





31 Rice Scholar-Athletes Earn C-USA Academic Medal

547 student-athletes honored conference-wide.


215 Rice Athletes Named To C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Rice Ranks Third In C-USA


Men's Track Competes At C-USA Indoor Championship

Feb. 23-24 in Birmingham, Ala.


Zinchenko, Pillow Turn In Strong Performances For Men's Track

Owls Compete At UH Indoor Meet For Second Consecutive Week


Men's Track Sweeps The Mile At UH

Owls Return To UH For Indoor Meet On Jan. 25

2009 C-USA Outdoor 8th, 3000m steeplechase, 8:55.35
2009 C-USA Outdoor 16th, 5000m, 15:52.81

2010 C-USA Outdoor 5th, 3000m steeplechase, 9:23.34
2010 C-USA Outdoor 17th, 5000m, 15:37.69

2010 C-USA Cross Country 22nd, 24:50
2010 NCAA South Central Regional 75th, 32:43.6

2011 C-USA Indoor 20th, 3000m, 9:01.70
2011 C-USA Indoor 15th, 5000m, 15:59.89
2011 C-USA Outdoor 3rd, 3000m steeplechase, 9:19.09

2012 C-USA Indoor 10th, 5000m, 15:02.66
2012 C-USA Outdoor 9th, 3000m steeplechase, 9:11.83


3000m - 8:50.77, 2011 Texas A&M Challenge
5000m - 15:02.56, 2012 C-USA Indoor

1500m - 4:00.95, 2012 TSU Relays
3000m steeplechase - 9:04.93, 2012 Duckett Twilight
5000m - 15:34.42, 2012 C-USA Outdoor

Cross Country:
Placed 12th at the Justin F. Cooper Memorial Rice Invitational with a time of 17:21... Finished 20th (26:24.6) at Grass Routes Grand Prix in Austin.

Indoor: Finished 12th in 3000m (8:45.43) at Houston Indoor Invitational... Placed in 5000m (15:02.66) at C-USA Indoor.

Outdoor: Sixth in 1500m (4:00.95) at TSU Relays... Second in 3000m steeplechase (9:09.86) at Victor Lopez Classic... First in 3000m steeplechase (9:04.93) at Duckett Twilight... 1500m time of 4:01.50 (seventh) at Bearkat Twilight... Ninth in 3000m steeplechase (9:11.83) at C-USA Championship and 24th in 5000m (15:34.42).

Cross Country:
Placed seventh at the Johnny Morris Invitational (15:20.75)... Eighth at the Rice Invitational (17:53)... Finished 40th at the Cowboy Jamboree (26:25.88)... Placed eighth at the HBU/Puma Invitational (15:31)... 22nd at C-USA Championship (24:40)... Placed 75th at NCAA South Central Regional with a time of 32:43.6.

Indoor: Posted 3000m time of 9:01.18 at the Houston Indoor Invitational... 3000m time of 8:50.77 (season-best) at Texas A&M Challenge... Placed 15th in 5000m with a time of 15:59.89 at C-USA Indoor and 20th in 3000m with a time of 9:01.70.

Outdoor: Placed fourth in 3000m steeplechase (9:26.55) at Victor Lopez Classic... Finished 12th in 3000m steeplechase (9:46.48) at Texas Relays... Placed second in 5000m (15:25.89) at SFA Alumni Invitational... Placed second in 3000m steeplechase with a time of 9:24.66 at J.Fred Duckett Twilight... Finished third in 3000m steeplechase with career-best time of 9:19.09 at C-USA Outdoor.

Cross Country:
14th at the Johnny Morris Invitational (16:06) and sixth at the Rice Invitational (17:29.4)... 185th at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree (27:30.40)... Finished 14th at the HBU/Puma Invitational (17:29.2)... 43rd at the Conference USA Championship with a time of 27:08.6.

Indoor: Top 3000m time of 8:55.35 (Houston Indoor Invitational)... Placed 22nd in 3000m at Texas A&M Challenge (8:51.67).

Outdoor: First place in 3000m steeplechase with a time of 10:10.49 at the Trinity Tiger Relays... Seventh in 3000m steeplechase (9:27.06) at Duckett/Rice Twilight... At the Texas Invite, placed ninth in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 9:50.06... Placed fifth in 3000m steeplechase (9:23.34) and 17th in 5000m (15:37.69).

Placed eighth in the 3000m steeplechase at the Conference USA Outdoor meet with a time of 9:36.28 and 16th in the 5000m (15:52.81).

2008 graduate of Glastonbury High School... Coached by Peter Oviatt... Earned all-state honors in both cross country and track... Owns personal bests of 1:59 in the 800m, 4:22 in the 1600m, 9:37 in the 3200m and 15:39 in 5K... All-American in 4xMile relay teams that placed second at both NSIC and NON in 2007... Also member of the 2008 Connecticut state champion 4x800 relay team... Member of the National Honor Society, the Science National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society and was a National Merit Scholar.

PERSONAL Full name: James Lowell Llamas... Born: Feb. 9, 1990 at New York, N.Y... Parents: Bonnie Hoskins and Jim Llamas (one brother)... College: Jones

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