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Ben Larson
 Ben Larson

Fort Collins, Colo.

High School:
Rocky Mountain



Record-number 47 Rams earn Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West honors

3 individuals hold 4.0 cumulative grade-point average


Rams make great strides in Siemers' second year

Men finish year ranked No. 26


Cross country recap: Rams place 26th at NCAA Cross Country Championship

Men's team earns highest finish since 2003


Cross country preview: CSU men set to compete at NCAA championship

Rams enter meet as No. 27 seed


Cross country recap: CSU men finish 6th, women 10th at NCAA regional

Men qualify for first NCAA championships since 2004


2013 MW Cross Country Championships

2013 MW Cross Country Championships


2012 MW Cross Country Championships

2012 MW Cross Country Championships


Mountain West Championships

MW championships 2011


2011 Rust Buster Invite

2011 Rust Buster Invite; Colorado Springs, Colo.


  • Track & Field
    • 8th place - MW Outdoor Championships - 10,000 Meter Run
    • 7th place - MW Indoor Championships - 5000 Meter Run

2012 (Junior)

Received Mountain West academic all-conference honors.

  • Took sixth place at the Colorado State Open, finishing in 15:36.7 for the 5k race.
  • Finished in 25:11.01 at the Greater Louisville Classic 8k race.
  • Clocked in at 24:33 at the Wisconsin-Adidas Invitational 8k, third-best time on CSU squad.
  • Finished in 15th place at the Mountain West Conference Championships, finishing in 24:53.62 for the 8k.
  • 6th place, Coloardo State Open
  • Finished in 73rd place at the NCAA Mountain Regional with a time of 32:22.4 in the 10k.
  • Cross Country Academic All-Mountain West- 2011, 2012
  • 15th place - MW Cross Country Championships

2011 (Sophomore)

  • Received MW academic all-Conference award fall 2011.
  • 24th place - Rust Buster Open
  • Ninth place - Wyoming Invitational
  • 26th place - MW Cross Country Championships

2010 (Freshman)

  • Took 19th(23:18.2)overall in the 4.25-mile race at the Wyoming Invitational
  • Earned a 30th-place finish in the 4-mile race at the CSU Invitational (Sept. 11), finishing in 22:32.1
  • Placed 16thin the 8,000-meter race at the Metro State Invitational
  • Named academic all-conference honors, after ending the season with a 3.41 GPA.


  • Track & Field Academic All-Mountain West - 2013
  • Cross Country Academic All-Mountain West - 2011, 2012

Rocky Mountain High School

Named all-conference three times in both track and cross country...Four-time academic all-state honoree...Named Athlete of the Year by his coaches after his senior season...Was a four-time honor athlete at Rocky Mountian High School.


Born June 8, 1992, to Wayne and Andrew Larson...Has one younger sister, Meg...Majoring in health and exercise science.


2013 Information

• CSU Open Collegiate 5K Cross Country Race Open PDF
• Citizen's 5K Cross Country Race Open PDF
• Media Guide
• CSU Top Times Open PDF
• MW Top Times

Fan Information

• Cross country camps
• Rams Cross Country on Twitter

Prospective Student Athletes

• Prospective Student-Athlete Questionnaire