Men's Track



    Ben Hubers  
    Ben Hubers

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Marietta, Ga.

    High School:
    McEachern

    Event:
    Distance


    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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