Ben Fleming

  • Ben
  • Fleming

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    Blacksburg, Va.

Updated: May 19, 2018

2018 outdoor: Crossed the finish line in a personal-best time of 9:08.76 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to finish 10th at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... Tallied a time of 9:21.85 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to place sixth at the National Relay Championships … Collected a time of 1:57.31 in the 800 meters at the Duke Invitational … Clocked a time of 14:52.12 in the 5,000 meters to place seventh in the Tennessee Relays … Ran a time of 3:51.75 in the 1,500 meters at the Raleigh Relays.

2018 indoor: Redshirted and ran as an unattached athlete at meets ... Clocked a time of 4:14.70 in the mile at the Liberty Kickoff … Ran a time of 8:25.23 in the 3,000 meters at the Keydet Invitational.

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.

Fleming's Track and Field Career Bests



Mile – 4:14.70, Liberty Kickoff (2018)

3,000m – 8:25.23, Keydet Invitational (2018)

Italics = unattached

800m - 1:57.31, Duke Invitational (2018)

1,500m - 3:51.75, Raleigh Relays (2018)

5,000m - 14:52.12, Tennessee Relays (2018)

3,000m steeplechase - 9:08.76, ACC Outdoor Championships (2018)