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Bentley University Falcons
146 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
Ben Edwards
Ben Edwards
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Morristown, N.J.
High School: Morristown

Team captain ... senior from Morristown, N.J. … 2016 graduate of Morristown High School who is majoring in finance ... enrolled in the 4-year master’s program … 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: 21 … son of Peter and Teresa Edwards … has a brother, Will (23), and a sister, Tess (19) … was class president in high school … Colleges Against Cancer E-Board … Admissions Fellow … volunteered with Habitat for Humanity.

CROSS COUNTRY

2018: Was one of Bentley’s top three in every meet and is the team’s top returnee ... was 53rd in the Northeast-10 Championships (26:44.06) and 70th in the NCAA Division II East Regional (35:37.00) ... 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

2018-19: Junior season included 13th in the 5,000 at the indoor Northeast-10 Championships (16:12.75) and 14th in the same event outdoors (15:56.59) ... 2017-18: finished 17th in the 5,000 (16:14.68) at the outdoor Northeast-10’s … 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.

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