Men's Cross Country



    Ben Bizuneh  
    Ben Bizuneh

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Indianapolis, Ind.

    High School:
    Pike


    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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