Cross Country

    Ben Hubers  
    Ben Hubers

    RS Senior

    Marietta, Ga.

    High School:


    Hoosier Men Take Fifth at Wisconsin adidas Invitational

    Andrew Poore and Samantha Ginther led the way for Indiana on Friday.

    2010-11 (R-JUNIOR): Cross Country: Led the Hoosiers and placed second at the Indiana Open to begin the season with a time of 25:30.50 ... took the individual title placing first with a time of 24:33.7 at the Indiana Intercollegiate while leading IU to the team championship as well ... finished 20th in the adidas Invitational at Wisconsin en route to a team championship in the event ... paced Indiana crossing the line in eighth place in the Chile Pepper Fesivial at Arkansas with a time of 29:39.30 ... named Big Ten Runner of the Week on Oct. 19 ... was third on the team and placed 15th at Big Tens with a time of 24:09 ... came in 12th place at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional ... crossed the line in the 69th position at the NCAA Championships as IU finished in seventh place, its best finish since 1977 ... named Academic All-Big Ten. Indoor: Qualified for NCAAs in the 3,000m and 5,000m, events in which he ran times of 7:54.37 and 13:40.73 respectively ... took sixth in the 3,000m at Big Tens and then took seventh in the 5,000. Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 5,000m, where he clocked a time of 13:43.06 ... won the Big Ten 1,500m title and took fourth in the 5,000m ... clocked a PR of 1:52.08 in the 800m ... ran on Indiana's DMR and 4xMile relays at Penn Relays finishing fourth and third respectively ... earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    2009-10 (R-SOPHOMORE): Cross Country: Redshirted ... named academic All-Big Ten. Indoor: Helped IU qualify for NCAAs in the distance medley relay, running the lead leg at the Alex Wilson Invitational, where the Hoosiers clocked a time of 9:32.73 for third all-time at IU ... took fifth at Big Tens in the 3K, finishing in 8:11.25 to earn four Hoosier points ... clocked a PR in the 3K at the Meyo Invitational, finishing in 8:07.27. Outdoor: Advanced to the NCAA Championships in the 5,000m, finishing 11th with a time of 14:05.07 at the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... advanced to the East prelims with a time of 13:56.21 at the Stanford Invite, good for 10th in IU lore ... ran PRs in the 800m (1:52.90) and 1,500m (3:44.11 at the Border Battle: "Kentuckiana" ... ran the lead leg of IU's DMR at the Penn Relays, finishing in 9:43.25 for ninth place ... named Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09 (SOPHOMORE): Cross Country: Was the second Hoosier to cross the line, finishing in 31st place with a time of 24:12.4 at Pre-Nationals ... wrapped up the Hoosier top-five with a time of 32:34.8 for 51st place at the Great Lakes Regional. Indoor: Earned All-America honors as a carry on the distance medley relay team ... ran the 3,200m leg on the seventh-place team at NCAAs ... recorded an automatic NCAA qualification at the Alex Wilson Invitational in the DMR, finishing in 9:31.81, which is the second-fastest time in school history ... took ninth at the Meyo Invitationa with a career best and team best time of 4:04.47 in the mile ... finished sixth in the 3,000m invitational with a career best time of 8:17.62 at the Gladstein Invitational. Outdoor: Redshirted.

    2007-08 (FRESHMAN): Was the second Hoosier to cross the finish line at the NCAA Championships with a personal-best time of 31:26 for 111th place overall ... also recorded a personal best at the Pre-Nationals 8K meet with a time of 24:33 ... was a redshirt during the indoor season ... was an NCAA Mideast Region qualifier in the 1,500-meters during the outdoor season ... posted personal-bests in the 800 (1:54.77 - Indiana Invitational ), 1,500 (3:45.71 - Alabama Relays) and in the 5,000-meters (14:09.83 - Stanford Invitational) ... was the anchor of IU's 1,600-meter Sprint Medley relay team that crossed the finish line in 3:25.27 at the Alabama Relays ... ran the opening leg of IU's Distance Medley Relay team that won the Drake Relays in 9:49.38.

    PREP: Owns personal-best times of 1:54 in the 800-meters, 4:04.98 in the mile and 8:57 in the 3,200-meters ... was the 2006 Georgia state runner-up in cross country and the 2005 state champion ... finished 11th at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships with a time of 15:36 in the national meet and placed second in the south regional meet with a time of 14:51 ... was a four-time letterwinner in both cross country and track and field ... helped McEachern reach a state championship in track in 2007 ... was a part of three cross country and three track and field regional titles ... earned All-America status three times ... was a three-time state champion in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter run ... placed second in the mile at the Nike Outdoor National meet in 2007 ... was a third-place finisher in the mile in 2006 and 2007 at the Nike Indoor Nationals ... owns nine regional championships in the 1,600-meters, 3,200-meters and 5K.

    PERSONAL: Born Dec. 22, 1988 ... biology major ... son of Gerry and Jean Hubers.

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