Men's Swimming

 

  Ben Sloan
Ben  Sloan

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lawrence, Kan.

High School:
Free State HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Event:
Fly/Back


02/20/2016

Men's Swimming & Diving Wins 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships Title

Minutemen bring home league-record 16th title including back-to-back years.

07/01/2015

UMass Leads A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll With 154 Honorees

A-10 Student-Athletes Set Multiple Commissioner's Honor Roll Records

2015-16 (Junior):
At the A-10 Championships, placed 11th in the 200 fly (1:50.92), 22nd in the 100 fly (51.01), and 28th in the 200 IM (1:55.25) ... Competed in seven meets during the season ... At Army (10/16), won the 100 fly (52.47) and placed third in the 200 IM ... Posted a pair of top five finishes at the Dartmouth Invitational (1/22-23) taking third in the 200 fly (1:54.40) and fourth in the 100 fly (52.17).

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Competed in two meets during the season … Opened the year taking third in the 200 fly and fourth in the 100 fly against Boston University (10/25) … Against Binghamton (10/31), won the 200 fly (1:57.41), placed third in the 100 fly and finished seventh in the 200 individual medley.

2013-14 (Freshman):
At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20-22), placed ninth in the 200 fly (1:49.14), 14th in the 100 fly (50.01) and 15th in the 200 individual medley (1:53.04) … Won the 200 fly against Fordham (2/1) … At the Rhode Island Invitational (1/10-11), won the 100 fly, placed second in the 200 fly and took eighth in the 200 individual medley … Performance at the Terrier Invitational was highlighted by a second place finish in the 200 fly … Won the 100 fly against Binghamton (11/1) … Opened his collegiate career with a pair of second-place finishes in the 100 fly and 200 fly against Boston University (10/12).

High School
Three-year letter winner at Free State HS for coach Annette McDonald ... First Team Class 6A All-State in 2012 & 2013 after Second Team honors in 2011 ... Also named First Team All-Sunflower League three times and to the Kansas City All-Metro team twice ... School record holder in the 100 Fly, 200 IM, 200 Medley Relay and 200 Free Relay ... Swam for the Lawrence Aquahawks where he was a Junior National Qualifier in the 100 Fly (51.01), 200 Fly (1:53.12) and 200 IM (1:55.73) ... Junior National Bonus Qualifier in the 100 Back (53.55) ... Three-time Missouri Valley Swimming All-Academic Team ... Missouri Valley Swimming Board of Directors Athlete Representative in 2012-13 ... National Honor Society member for three years ... Student Council representative.

Personal
Full name is Benjamin Parker Sloan ... Born on November 30, 1994 in Lawrence, Kan. ... Son of Polly and Edward Sloan ... Has a sister, Katie (24) and two brothers, Logan (21) and Landon (13) ... His mother swam at Iowa and Logan ran track and cross country at Kansas ... Plans to major in Pre-Law/Business.

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