Black Knights hosting Army Open at West Point Golf Course
2013: Competed in the first four races of the season in his sophomore year at West Point ... was the 13th place finisher of 86 runners at the Army Open with a 5K time of 16:17.50 ... was the Black Knights' No. 7 runner at Cornell with a five mile time of 26:51.0 ... finished 77th overall of 210 runners and eighth for Army at Iona with an 8K time of 27:05.19 ... was the team's No. 10 runner, finishing the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 27:43 ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Ran in six of Army's seven meets during his freshman season ... finished among the team's top seven in first three races ... placed eighth of 101 in first collegiate meet - the Army Open on Aug. 31 ... followed with a 23rd-place showing in a field of 44 in tri-meet against Binghamton and Cornell at the West Point Golf Course on Sept. 7 ... placed 60th of 141 at the Iona Meet of Champions (Sept. 15) ... finished the 8K course in 26:59.48 ... competed in the Gold division of the Paul Short Run on Sept. 28 ... was Army's No. 9 finisher and placed 247th of 332 overall ... finished 20th of 24 in Star Meet at Navy on Oct. 13 ... ran the Midshipmen's 8K course in 26:27.38 ... concluded season at the Patriot League Championships as one of two plebes to run in the meet.
High School: Four-year letterman at Hope Christian ... all-state honoree in 2009 ... all-metro honors 2008-10 ... New Mexico State runner-up in 2009 and 2010 ... district champion 2010 and 2011 ... New Mexico Gatorade Athlete of the Year (2011) ... accomplished athlete on the track as well ... state champion in the 1,600m (2009-11), 3,200m (2011) and 800m (2011) ... owns the Hope Christian records in all three events as well ... Metro Athlete of the Year ... student council vice president senior year ... secretary-treasurer junior year ... National Honor Society member ... Dean's Honor Roll.
Personal: Eric Allen Fenton ... born Nov. 27, 1992, in Santa Fe, N.M. ... son of Mark and Lisa Fenton ... five siblings - Chelsey, Ryan, Brett, Ashley and Jamie ... enjoys hiking, reading about politics and spending time at church in his free time ... spent one year at New Mexico State ... ran for the Aggies' cross country squad ... undeclared major.