Ben Fleming

  • Ben
  • Fleming

  • Event
    Distance
  • Class
    Freshman
  • High School/Other
    Blacksburg High School
  • Hometown
    Blacksburg, Va.

Updated: September 19, 2017

High school: A four-year letterwinner in cross country while at Blacksburg High … Earned All-Group 3A honors in cross country as both a junior and a senior … Came in second at the Group 3A state cross country meet as a senior to guide his team to the state championship … Ran the course in 16:10 … Also led Blacksburg High to three consecutive district and regional championships in cross country … A four-year letterwinner in indoor track and field … Led Blacksburg to the Group 3A state championship in indoor track as a senior … Won the state title in the 1,000 as a senior … Won the state title as a member of the 4x800-meter relay as a junior … Earned all-state honors in outdoor track and field as both a junior and a senior … Won the state title in the 3,200 and as a member of the 4x800-meter relay during the outdoor season as a senior … Was the team MVP in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track as a senior.

Personal: Born April 12, 1999 in Columbia, Maryland … The son of Jon and Karen Fleming … Has an older sister, Jenn, who runs on the cross country and track and field team at Virginia Tech … Has two uncles who wrestled at Tech - Clifton and Jeff Kraisser … Major is business information technology.