Men's Track


  Ben Thomas
Ben  Thomas


Manlius, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 153


Elig. I/O:


Atlantic 10 Announces Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass helps record-setting conference performance with 148 honorees


Atlantic 10 Announces Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass helps record-setting conference performance with 148 honorees


League Best 139 UMass Student-Athletes Named To A-10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester


Men's Track And Field Claims Second In Pre-Conference Meet

The Minutemen finished second of eight in the team standings with a total of 117.5 points.

Thomas's Career Performance List & PRs


Career Best Outdoor Times/Marks
1,500 Meter Run 4:02.20 (4/12/14)
5,000 Meter Run 15:17.08 (4/19/14)
Career Best Indoor Times/Marks

As A Sophomore In 2013-14: Indoor Track: Competed in the 3,000-meter run at the Atlantic 10 Championships running a season best time of 8-minutes, 53.94-seconds (2/21)...Competed in the 3,000m run in six meets ... Ran a season-best time in the event, 8:28.74, to finish seventh at the New England Championship (3/1) and qualify for the IC4A Championship ... Placed fourth in the 3,000m at the Harvard Invitational (2/1) (8:34.14) and the Yale Invitational (1/11) (8:38.61) ... Also raced in the IC4A Championship (3/9) (8:38.78) ... Ran the mile in two meets ... Posted a season-best time of 4:17.51 in the event at the Giegengack Invitational (2/8) ... Placed fourth in the mile (4:25.17) at the Sorlien Invitational (1/18). Outdoor Track: Ran the 1,500m run at the Minuteman Invitational (4/12) (4:02.20) and the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/26) (4:05.75) ... Raced the 5,000m run at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/19), finishing sixth with a time of 15:17.08 ... Also competed in the 5,000m at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4). 

As A Freshman In 2012-13: Indoor Track: Did not compete. Outdoor Track: Competed in the 5,000m run on three occasions, including the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) ... Logged best time of the season (15:43.05) at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) ... Ran the 1,500m run twice ... Top time of the season came at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20), 4:08.55.

Before UMass: Competed all four years for Coach Aris at Fayetteville-Manlius High School ... Posted personal bests as a senior in the 3,200 meter run (9:34), 1,600 meter run (4:27.06) and the 800 meter run (2:01).

Personal: Benjamin Jacob Thomas ... Born February 21, 1994 in Syracuse, New York ... Son of Michael and Wendy Thomas ... Brother of Andrew and Chris Thomas ... Majoring in Biology.


    Event Calendar

    Friday, May 8
    at New England Championship (Day 1) 2:00 PM
    Saturday, May 9
    at New England Championship (Day 2) 12:00 PM
    Friday, May 15
    at IC4A Championship (Day 1) 10:00 AM
    Saturday, May 16
    at IC4A Championship (Day 2) 10:00 AM
    Sunday, May 17
    at IC4A Championship (Day 3) 10:00 AM
    Thursday, May 28
    at NCAA East Regional Championship (Day 1) 10:00 AM
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