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Cross Country

Ben Anderson
Ben  Anderson


Clive, Iowa

High School:
West Des Moines Valley


Iowa Women Tally Personal Bests at Notre Dame

Three Hawkeyes record PRs in women's 5k led by UI sophomore Madison Waymire


Cross Country Notebook: Notre Dame Invitational

Women's 5k starts at 1 p.m. (CT) followed by men's five-mile race at 1:45 p.m.


Anderson, Wilberding Named Team Captains

Hawkeye juniors selected by Iowa coaching staff


Gregorio, Waymire Pace Hawkeyes at Illinois State Invitational

Iowa men finish second; Hawkeye women place fifth overall


Cross Country Notebook: Illinois State Invitational

Women's 5k begins at 5 p.m. (CT) with men's 8k to follow at 5:45 p.m.


Big Ten Cross Country Championships

Big Ten Cross Country Championships Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 Ashton Course, Iowa City


Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational

Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

2014 -- redshirted... Indoor - placed ninth in 3,000 meters at Iowa Invite (8:41.92) while competing unattached... Outdoor - placed sixth in 5,000 meters (14:57.97) while competing unattached... Cross Country - led team in 4,000 meters (12:30)... won Bulldog Classic (12:30-4,000 meters)... one of two Hawkeyes to compete in all seven races... posted season-best times at Notre Dame Invite (24:18.9-5 Miles), Illinois State Invite (24:42-8,000 meters) and NCAA Midwest Regional (31:48.1-10,000 meters)... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.

2013 -- Cross Country - placed fourth at Hawkeye Early Bird Invite (12:45.6-4,000 meters) in collegiate debut... also ran at Roy Griak Invite (26:10.7-8,000 meters).

High School -- state, district and conference cross country champion his junior season... conference and district cross country champion his senior season... track and field state runner-up in the 3,200 meters his junior year... placed third in the 1,600 meters at the 2012 state meet.

Personal -- born March 23, 1995... son of Dennis Andersen and Melanie Bruck... has one brother, Luke... open major.

Anderson's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
4,000 Meters (CC) 12:30 at Bulldog Classic 8/29/14
5 Miles (CC) 24:18.9 at Notre Dame Invitational 10/3/14
8,000 Meters (CC) 24:42 at Illinois State Invitational 9/12/14
10,000 Meters (CC) 31:48.1 at NCAA Midwest Regional 11/14/14

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