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ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Ben Huffman
Ben Huffman
Year: Senior
Hometown: Waxhaw, N.C.
High School: Providence Day School
Position: Distance
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Collegiate Bests: 
1,500 Meters - 4:04.20
5,000 Meters - 14:22.39
3,000 Steeple - 9:42.38
10,000 Meters - 32:19.94

2016-17
Placed second at the OCYH Match in the 10,000 meters (32:19.94), his first collegiate race at that distance.

2015-16
Posted a career-best in the indoor 3000 at the 2016 IC4A/ECAC Indoor Championships, running a 8:13.62 … Ran a season-best time of 14:35.58 in the indoor 5000 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational, good for 10th place … Had a career-best time in the outdoor 5000 at the Virginia Challenge, running a 14:22.39 … Posted a season-best time in the outdoor 3000 steeple at the annual Harvard vs. Yale, with a time of 9:45.60 … Ran a 15:04.08 in the outdoor 5000 in the Ivy League Outdoor Championships … Finished eighth in the indoor 3000 at the Ivy League Indoor Championships, running a 8:18.96 and 11th in the indoor 5000, running a 14:46.16.  

2014-15
Placed 10th overall in the 3,000m run with a time of 8:34.74 at HYP ... Finished fifth overall in the 3,000m run with a time of 8:28.52 at Beantown Challenge. 

Before Harvard: Four-time letterwinner in cross country … Also ran indoor track for two years and outdoor track for three years … CISAA All-Conference selection three times … NCISAA All-State honoree from 2011-13 … NCISAA state champion in 2012 and 2013 … Gatorade NC Runner of the Year … Nike Cross National qualifier … Footlocker cross country national qualifier … Led team to CISAA conference championships from 2010-13 … NCISAA state champions three-straight years … CISAA track conference champions in 2012 and 2014. 

Personal Bests:
Mile
 – 4:16.55 (I)
3,000 Meters - 8:28.52 (I)
3,200 Meters – 8:58.84
5,000 Meters – 15:03.22

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS