Ben Davis
Ben Davis
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Aurora, Ohio
High School: Aurora
Major: Electrical Engineering

2015: Was a top-five finisher for the Spartans in five of the six races he ran in during the year… Placed 57th at the Oberlin Inter-Region Rumble with a season-best 8K time of 25:22.4… Finished 44th overall and third among all Spartans with a time of 26:13.6 at the Calvin Knight Invitational… Was the Spartans’ sixth finisher at the UAA Championships, placing 51st overall, and the team’s fourth finisher at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships, placing 57th overall… Received UAA All-Academic honors.Was a top-five finisher for the Spartans in five of the six races he ran in during the year… Placed 57th at the Oberlin Inter-Region Rumble with a season-best 8K time of 25:22.4… Finished 44th overall and third among all Spartans with a time of 26:13.6 at the Calvin Knight Invitational… Was the Spartans’ sixth finisher at the UAA Championships, placing 51st overall, and the team’s fourth finisher at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships, placing 57th overall… Received UAA All-Academic honors.

  • Sudeck Sundown Classic: 6K/20:28.3/7th place
  • Calvin Knight Invitational: 8K/26:13.6/44th place
  • All-Ohio XC Championships: 8K/26:31.0/35th place
  • Oberlin College Inter-Regional Rumble: 8K/25:22.4/57th place
  • UAA Cross Country Championships: 8K/26:29.0/51st place
  • NCAA Great Lakes Region Championships: 8K/26:33.8/57th place

2014: Ran in all six varsity team races...named a USTFCCCA Scholar Athlete and earned UAA All-Academic honors...posted a career-best 8k time of 25:10.9 at the NCAA DIII Great Lakes Regional Championship.

  • Sudeck Classic 6k/21:07.56/19th
  • Calvin Knight Invitational 8k/27:42.4/113th
  • All-Ohio Championship 8k/26:33.05/27th
  • Inter-Regional Rumble 8k/26:32.0/57th
  • UAA Championship 8k/26:22.05/37th
  • NCAA DIII Great Lakes Regional 8k/25:10.9/32nd

2013: Ran in five-of-six varsity team races and earned UAA All-Academic honors…scored (49th place) at the UAA Championship in Pittsburgh with a career-best 8k of 26:48.9.

  • Knight Invitational 8k/26:26.0/67th
  • All-Ohio Championship 8k/28:00.10/60th
  • Inter-Regional Rumble 8k/26:49.8/75th
  • UAA Championship 8k/26:48.9/43rd
  • NCAA DIII Great Lakes Regional 8k/27:17.2/110th

2012: Competed in four races as a freshman…ran a 21:52.30 on the 6k course of the season-opening Bill Sudeck Classic to place 32nd…ran a season-best 8k of 27:37.13 and finished 66th at the All-Ohio Open.

  • Sudeck Classic 6k/21:52.30/32nd
  • Behrend Invitational 8k/28:06.60/27th
  • All-Ohio Open 8k/27:37.13/66th
  • Inter-Regional Rumble Open 6k/26:52.30/37th

Personal: Earned four varsity letters in both cross country and track & field at nearby Aurora High School…son of Tim and Julie Davis.