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Ben Larson
 Ben Larson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Collins, Colo.

High School:
Rocky Mountain

Experience:
3L

01/30/2014

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

3 individuals hold 4.0 cumulative grade-point average

01/14/2014

Rams make great strides in Siemers' second year

Men finish year ranked No. 26

11/23/2013

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

Men's team earns highest finish since 2003

11/21/2013

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

Rams enter meet as No. 27 seed

11/15/2013

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

Men qualify for first NCAA championships since 2004

11/01/2013

2013 MW Cross Country Championships

2013 MW Cross Country Championships

10/26/2012

2012 MW Cross Country Championships

2012 MW Cross Country Championships

10/29/2011

Mountain West Championships

MW championships 2011

09/12/2011

2011 Rust Buster Invite

2011 Rust Buster Invite; Colorado Springs, Colo.

2013

  • 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.

Academics

  • 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.

Personal

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

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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