ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

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

2017 (Senior)

Placed 151st with a time of 27:39 at the Coast-to-Coast Battle of Beantown (Sep. 22) … Ran to 87th place finish at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships with a time of 28:53.9 (Oct. 27).

2016 (Junior)
Ran season-best time of 25:59.6 at HYP to finish 24th.

2015 (Sophomore)
Opened season with a seventh-place result at HYP, posting a time of 25:08 in the 8K ... Fourth Harvard finisher at the Coast to Coast Battle of Beantown in 24:50.9 ... Second Harvard runner to cross the line at the Wisconsin Adidas Invite, finishing in 24:36.8 ... Placed 60th in the five-mile Ivy League Heptagonal Championships with a time of 26:23.7 ... Second Harvard finisher at the NCAA Northeast Regional, placing 52nd in 31:48 ... Took 13th overall as the second Crimson finisher at the IC4A Championship.

2014 (Freshman)
Placed 22nd (25:33.1) at H-Y-P, his first collegiate meet … Posted a time of 25:32 to finish 61st at the Battle of Beantown … Third Harvard runner to finish at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, recording a time of 24:55 … Second Harvard finishers, placing 26th at the Heps with a time of 25:04.1 … Recorded a time of 22:00.83 at NCAA Regionals … Third Harvard finisher at the IC4A Championships, placing 19th overall with a time of 25:38.0.

Before Harvard

Personal Bests:
Mile
 – 4:18.06
3200 Meters –
 8:58.84
5000 Meters – 15:03.22

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. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS