2013 Men's Cross Country
Badger Profile
# Ben Fleming
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Class: JR
Hometown: Metairie, La.
Previous School: Metairie Park Country Day

Career: Has run in 11 of 12 Badger evnts in two seasons at SHC ... has scored five times ... best time came at the Gulf Coast Stampede in Pensacola, Fla., on Oct. 1, 2011, when he ran 29:34.30 over 8 kilometers as a freshman.

2012: Ran in five of six events during his sophomore season ... scored once with a 77th place finish at the Gulf Coast Stampede on 9/22/12 in a time of 31:44.50 over 8 kilometers ... best showing came at Azalea City Classic on 9/15/12 with a time of 30:16.28 over 8 kilometers and a 74th place finish.

2011: Ran in all six Badger events of his true freshman season ... scored in four meets ... best time came at the Gulf Coast Stampede in Pensacola, Fla., on Oct. 1 when he ran 29:34.30 over 8 kilometers ... 4th SHC finisher at GCS.

High School: Played for Metairie Park Country Day in Metairie, Louisiana, under Coach Brendan Minihan, Jr. ... three years All-District and All-State (2008-2010) ... All-Metro in 2009 ... best running times include 17:02 at 3 miles, 4:47 at 1600 meters and 2:08 over 800 meters ... led high school to two state championships and a state runner-up finish.

Personal: Majoring in Business .. born in New Orleans, Louisiana ... favorite food is lobster ... favorite movie is Pearl Harbor ... favorite TV show is Blue Mountain State ... favorite band is the Benji Davis Project ... hobbies include playing sports and hanging out with friends ... favorite sport other than his own is football ... favorite professional athlete is Ronnie Brown ... being a sports reporter is his dream job ... as his guilty pleasure he "could sit around, watch TV, and eat chips all day"... brother of Katherine ... son of Ann Marie and Jack Fleming.

2013 Men's Cross Country Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Conner BuecheSO  Baton Rouge, La.Catholic High
Ben FlemingJR  Metairie, La.Metairie Park Country Day
Conner KirkikisJR  Kenner, La.Brother Martin High
Patrick LamekaSO  Chicago, Ill.Notre Dame College Prep
Brennan McLeanSO  Baton Rouge, La.Catholic High
Andrew PettusFR  New Orleans, La.Jesuit High
John RussellJR  Cullman, Ala.St. Bernard Prep
Seamus RussellFR  Cullman, Ala.St. Bernard Prep
Brennan SigueFR  Lafayette, La.St. Thomas More Catholic
Jordan TravisSO  Poplarville, Miss.Poplarville High
Phillip TravisSO  Poplarville, Miss.Poplarville High
Alex VaporciyanFR  Houston, TexasStrake Jesuit College Prep
Craig McVey - Head Coach - 1st season
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