Palomar Comets Football
LINEBACKER, SOPHOMORE, 6-1, 230, 40 TIME: 4.6
Carlsbad (Class of 2006)
PERSONAL: Full name is Benjamin Emil Siumu
Fanene. ... Born April 18, 1987 in Honolulu, HI.
... Son of Joseph and Renate Fanene. ... Has an adult
brother, Patrick, and an adult sister, Savelina. ...
Patrick Fanene played offensive guard for Fresno State.
... Lina Fanene played for Palomar's women's basketball
Had 13 tackles (nine solo) and a half-tackle for a
loss, the latter coming in a 38-14 win over Santa Ana on
Oct. 18. ... Contributed two solo tackles in a 20-7 win
vs. Long Beach City College on Oct. 25. ... With the
Comets hit hard by injuries, stepped in and stepped it
up with seven tackles (four solo) against Fullerton on
Nov. 1. ... Had a solo tackle in the Comets' 38-33
Golden Empire Bowl victory over Cerritos on Nov. 22 at
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Played for coach Bob McAllister at
Carlsbad during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. ... Was a
first-team All-Avocado League selection as a
OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORT: Volleyball
ACADEMICS: Undecided major. ... Carried a 2.7 high
school grade-point average.
(Updated Aug. 17, 2008)