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Ben Stancombe
Ben Stancombe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ind.

High School:
South

Event:
Throws

05/29/2013

57 Hawkeyes Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honors

3 UI student-athletes boast a 4.0 cumulative GPA

04/20/2013

Iowa Crowns 12 Champions at Musco Twilight

The Iowa track and field team hosts the 14th annual Musco Twilight

04/17/2013

Hawkeyes Set to Host Musco Twilight

The 14th annual Musco Twilight is set to begin Saturday at 1 p.m.

04/13/2013

Hawkeye Women Take Invite Title

Women finish first with 212 points, while the men finish second with 170.5

04/06/2013

2 School Records Go Down in Tucson

The Hawkeyes finalize competition at the Jim Click Shootout

05/25/2013

NCAA West Preliminary Track & Field

NCAA West Preliminary Track & Field Saturday, May 25, 2013

02/15/2013

Iowa Invitational

Iowa Invitational Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

01/19/2013

adidas Classic

adidas Classic Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013

01/12/2013

Iowa Open

Iowa Open Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

04/21/2012

Musco Twilight XIII

Musco Twilight XIII Saturday, April 21, 2012

2013 -- Indoor - placed third in weight throw at Iowa Invite (56-2 1/2 (17.13m), sixth at adidas Classic (54-6 1/2, 16.62m), ninth at Iowa State Classic (55-11 1/4, 17.05m) and 21st at Big Ten Championships (53-11 3/4, 16.45m)... Outdoor - leads team in hammer throw (193-6, 58.98m)... placed third in hammer at Alabama Relays (193-6, 58.98m), fourth at Musco Twilight XIV (193-5, 58.95m), fourth at Jim Click Shootout (192-10, 58.78m), 13th at Big Ten Championships (190-3, 58.00m), 17th at Drake Relays (188-5, 57.43m), fifth at Lee Calhoun Invite (182-1, 55.50m) and 37th at NCAA West Preliminary (181-5, 55.30m)... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner... Dean's List.

2012 -- Indoor - posted collegiate-best weight throw (57-4 3/4, 17.49m) at Iowa State Classic... that mark ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... placed fourth in weight throw at Adidas Classic (56-2 3/4, 17.14m), fifth at New Year's Classic (56-4, 17.17m), seventh at Iowa Invite (55-9 1/4, 17.00m) and 17th at Big Ten Championships (57-2 1/4, 17.43m)... placed 10th in shot put at New Year's Classic (47-0 3/4, 14.34m) and 15th at Iowa State Classic (49-1 3/4, 14.98m)... Outdoor - placed second in hammer at Arkansas Spring Invite (191-2, 58.26m), third at Tom Botts Invite (192-5, 58.66m), seventh at LSU Invite (192-4, 58.63m) and 24th at NCAA West Preliminary (191-7, 58.40m)... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2011 -- Indoor - posted season-bests in shot put (50-0, 15.24m) at Iowa Open and weight throw (56-10, 17.32m) at Iowa Invitational... Outdoor - placed fourth in hammer throw with collegiate-best 197-6 (60.20m) at Sun Angel Classic... that mark ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... placed fifth in hammer throw at Musco Twilight XII (196-1, 59.78m), second at Jim Duncan Invite (192-2, 58.57m), 19th at Drake Relays (189-10, 57.87m), seventh at LSU Invite (185-0, 56.38m) and 38th at NCAA West Regional (182-4, 55.58m)... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2010 -- Indoor - redshirted... Outdoor - placed second in hammer throw with a season-beset 185-11 (56.68m) at Iowa Invite... competed in hammer throw at NCAA West Regional (41st, 177-3, 54.04m)... placed second in hammer at Tiger Track Classic (183-8, 55.99)... placed third in hammer at Lee Calhoun Memorial (171-4, 52.22m)... letterwinner.

High School -- two-time Nike All-American, placing sixth in weight throw indoors and fourth in hammer throw outdoors... placed second in shot put (58-0) and sixth in discus (165-8) at state meet senior year... two-time conference shot put champion, earning all-state and all-conference honors twice... team captain as a senior... set school record in shot put (60-4)... other best marks were 178-4 in discus, 218-4 in 12-pound hammer throw, 197-4 in 6-kilogram hammer throw and 67-10 in 25-pound weight throw... lettered four years in track and three in football... named football team captain, earning all-conference honors... academic all-state honorable mention, academic all-conference and National Honor Society member... coached by Larry Williams, Wil Fleming, Ryan Ketchum and Doug Ballard.

Personal -- born March 29, 1990... son of Brian and Beth Stancombe... health and human physiology major.

Stancombe's Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Shot Put (I) 50-0 (15.24m) Iowa Open 1/15/11
Weight Throw (I) 57-4 3/4 (17.49m) at Iowa State Classic 2/11/12
Hammer (O) 197-6 (60.20m) at Sun Angel Classic 4/9/11
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