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Ben Anderson
Ben  Anderson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Clive, Iowa

High School:
West Des Moines Valley

10/18/2014

Anderson, Newhouse set PRs to lead Hawkeyes

Men place 18th in Blue race, women place third in White race

10/03/2014

Newhouse, Lewis lead Hawkeyes at Notre Dame Invitational

Hawkeye women and men place 7th and 16th, respectively

10/01/2014

Cross Country Notebook: Notre Dame Invitational

Hawkeyes set to compete at 59th annual Notre Dame Invitational

09/12/2014

Lewis, Adams lead Hawkeyes at Illinois State Invitational

Hawkeye Men Earn First Place, Adams sets PR

09/10/2014

Cross Country Notebook: Illinois State Invitational

The Illinois State Invitational is set for Friday at 5 p.m. (CT)

11/02/2014

Big Ten Cross Country Championships

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

08/30/2013

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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