Men's Cross Country

 

  Benjamin Mears
Benjamin Mears

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Macedon, N.Y.

High School:
Wayne Central (Ontario Center, N.Y.)

Last College:
Amherst College

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 120

Position:
Distance


07/12/2012

113 UMass Student-Athletes Named To Atlantic 10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

A league-record 1,369 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

07/12/2012

113 UMass Student-Athletes Named To Atlantic 10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

A league-record 1,369 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

02/20/2012

130 Named To A-10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll

A league-record 1,348 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

02/20/2012

130 Named To A-10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll

A league-record 1,348 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

02/20/2012

130 Named To A-10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll

A league-record 1,348 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.

2011-12 (Graduate Student): Cross Country: Competed in five meets ... Finished sixth on the team at the NCAA Regional Championships (11/12) with a time of 34:51.0 ... Placed seventh on the team at the A-10 Championships (10/29) crossing the finish line in 26:10.1 ... Had a sixth place finish for the team at the New England Championships (10/8) with a time of 26:53 ... Finished ninth for the team and 29th overall at the Minuteman Invite (9/17) crossing the finish line at 23:41.69 ... Placed sixth on the team at the Bryant Invite 5K (9/10) with a time of 16:28.98.

Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Amherst College ... Member of the 2007 12th place team at the Div. III Cross Country Nationals under coach Erik Nedeau ... Was a NESCAC All-Academic team member for indoor and outdoor track as a senior ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Amherst College.

Personal: Benjamin Matthew Mears ... Born November 16, 1988 in Rochester, N.Y. ... Son of Diane ... Brother to Shawn and Jacqueline... Intends to earn a PhD in Computer Science.

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Sept 26
    at Coast to Coast Battle in Beantown 3:30 PM
    Saturday, Oct 4
    at Paul Short Invitational 11:00 AM
    Saturday, Oct 11
    at New England Championship 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Atlantic 10 Championship 10:50 AM
    Friday, Nov 14
    at NCAA Regional Championship 11:45 AM
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