Ben Edwards
Ben Edwards
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Morristown, N.J.
High School: Morristown

Junior from Morristown, N.J. … 2016 graduate of Morristown High School who is majoring in finance … outstanding student with a minor in computer science … Before Bentley: two-year captain of cross country, winter and spring track teams … earned a total of 12 varsity letters (four cross country, four spring track, three winter track, one basketball) … helped cross country team win conference and county championships his sophomore and senior years … spring track won counties and conference his senior year … in cross country, was first-team All-County and All-Daily Record … high school PR’s include 4:19 1,600, 9:28 3,200 and 16:07 5,000 … Personal: age as of Sept. 1: 20 … son of Peter and Teresa Edwards … has a brother, Will (22), and a sister, Tess (18) … was class president in high school … Colleges Against Cancer E-Board … Admissions Fellow … volunteered with Habitat for Humanity.

CROSS COUNTRY

2017: Was among Bentley’s top seven in the five races he ran, including three times in the top three … finished 59th in the Northeast-10 Championships (27:18.85), 62nd in the NCAA Division II East Regional (36:11.6) and 113th in the New Englands (27:27.5) …. 2016: participated in four meets … eighth among Bentley runners and 48th overall in the Northeast-10 championships (27:06.0) … 63rd in the JV race at the New Englands (27:14.56).

TRACK

2017-18: Finished 17th in the 5,000 (16:14.68) at the outdoor Northeast-10 Championships … sophomore season also included action in four indoor and four outdoor non-championship meets … 2016-17?: during the outdoor NE10’s, was 12th in the 1500 (4:01.38) and part of a 4x800 relay team that was fifth (7:49.51) … was ninth in the mile (4:27.34) and seventh in the 4x800 (8:09.88) at the indoor NE10’s … 22nd in the mile (4:27.47) at the indoor New Englands.

TFRRS Profile/Career History