Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Ben Dodds
Ben Dodds

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
St. Thomas More HS

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/11/1992

I/O Eligibility:
FR/SO

05/28/2014

Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom

04/20/2013

4x400 Highlights LSU Alumni Gold Meet

400m runners shine on Saturday

04/07/2013

Four Illini Victorious at Tiger Track Classic

Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10

04/04/2013

Illini Travel to Auburn's Tiger Track Classic

Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track

03/30/2013

Illini Win Bill Cornell Spring Classic

The squad scored 161 team points; five titles

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the javelin ... Placed 10th at the Big Ten Championships ... Threw the fourth-best mark in school history (61.75m) to win the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invite ... Recorded three top-three finishes, including placing second at the Tiger Track Classic ... Academic All-Big Ten ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Finished fourth at the Big Ten Championships in the javelin with a personal best mark of 203-10 (62.13m) which is the fourth best throw in Illinois history ... Improved his javelin mark in five of the six meets he competed in during the season.

High School
Holds the school record in pole vault ... Three-time state pole vault qualifier ... Made the state finals in the pole vault senior year ... Earned all-conference honors in track sophomore through senior year ... State champion in golf sophomore year ... Was a six-time IHSA Athletic Academic Achievement award winner.

Personal
Son of Alan and Meredith Dodds ... Born August 11, 1992 ... Hobbies include golfing, watching sports and spending time with family ... Majoring in Accounting.

Dodds' Personal Bests
Outdoor
Javelin: 203-10 (62.13m) - Big Ten Championships (5/12/13)

Updated July 2014

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