Cross Country

    Ben Bizuneh  
    Ben Bizuneh

    RS Senior

    Indianapolis, Ind.

    High School:


    IUXC's Men, Ginther to Compete at NCAA Championships

    The Hoosier men return to the NCAAs for the second-consecutive season.


    Indiana Men Advance to NCAA Cross Country Championships

    The Hoosiers advance to NCAAs for the second-consecutive season.


    IUXC Teams Compete in Pre Nationals, Men Take Eighth

    Andy Bayer plaxed 10th in his first race of the season.

    2010-11 (R-SOPHOMORE): Cross Country: Finished 11th in the Indiana Open to begin the season ... placed 18th at the Indiana Intercollegiate finishing in the fifth position for IU's team score ... took seventh place at the Indiana Invitational ... named Academic All-Big Ten. Indoor: Recorded PRs of 4:21.92 in the mile and 2:05.39 in the 800m. Outdoor: Clocked PRs of 4:08.94 in the 1,500m, 8:39.10 in the 3,000m, 15:08.92 in the 5,000m and 31:41.49 in the 10,000m ... earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Did not compete.

    2008-09 (REDSHIRT): Cross Country: Redshirted.
    Indoor: Redshirted.
    Outdoor: Redshirted.

    PREP: Was the 2007 cross country regional champ ... earned all-state honors and all-Midwest honors at Foot Locker as a senior ... was the track regional champion and an all-stater in the 3,200-meters ... also earned all-state honors as a junior in cross country ... owns personal-bests in the 5K (15:36), 1,600-meters (4:20) and in the 3,200-meters (9:21) ... helped Pike to a state cross country title in 2006 ... holds the school record in the 3,200 ... was a six-time letterwinner.

    PERSONAL: Born Dec. 13, 1989 ... majoring in Journalism ... son of Moges and Eyerusalem Bizuneh.

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