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    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

    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

    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 2013

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