Ben Martin
Ben  Martin


Midland, Mich.

High School:



Seventy-Eight Spartans Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Letterwinners earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2015-16 academic year.


2014-15 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

Sixty-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.


Spartans Conclude Action at Big Ten Championships

The men's swimming and diving team finishes with 82 points.


Spartans Break Record on Friday at Big Ten Championships.

The men's swimming & diving team stands in 10th place with 65 points.


Spartans Post Record-Breaking Thursday

Spartans score 14 on day two of Big Ten Men's Championships.

Clocked in his best time of 23.94 in the 50 backstroke at the Northwestern TYR Invitational ... Scored his best time of 1:50.53 in the 200 backstroke at the Northwestern TYR Inviational.


Posted the eighth-fastest time in school history in the 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships at 3:56.12 ... Claimed a 24th-place finish at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 1:50.54 ... Finished in 32nd place in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:52.22 ... Swam a 1:56.36 in the 200 backstroke vs. Michigan ... Recorded a time of 1:00.45 in the 100 breaststroke at the TYR Northwestern Invitational ... Clocked in a time of 23.41 at the Northwestern TYR Invitational in the 50 butterfly ... Touched the wall at 53.71 in the 100 butterfly vs. Notre Dame ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Part of the second place 200 freestyle relay team on February 8th verses Michigan ... Swam a personal-best 1:52.95, placing 60th overall in the 200 individual medley at the Big Ten Swim & Dive Championships ... Also placed 33rd at the Big Ten Swim & Dive Championships with a personal-best 4:02.75 in the 400 individual medley ... Swam a season-best 4:59.58 in the 500 freestyle during his first ever collegiate meet verse Iowa.

Prior to MSU:
Varsity letter winner all four years in swimming at HH Dow High School... Elected captain his sophomore, junior and senior year... Named to the academic honor roll all four years... Member of the National Honor Society his sophomore, junior and senior year... Scholar Athlete at Dow High School his junior and senior year... All-American Scholar Athlete in 2013... Division II State Champion in 2012... Received the All-State Award in 2011, 2012 and 2013... All-Conference from 2011-2013... Member of the Saginaw News and Midland News Dream Team... Member of the Michigan Team... Voted most valuable in the conference... Awarded by the team the coaches award, the most valuable award, the most versatile award... Record holder of 10 team and conference records... His freshman year, he was the conference champion in the 200 individual medley, the medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay... Conference champion his sophomore year in the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke ... Broke one team record and participated in the state meet, placing third in the 200 individual medley and ninth in the 100 breaststroke... Broke nine records his junior season and was conference and state champion in the 200 individual medley and finished seventh in the 100 butterfly ... All-American and Scholar All-American his senior season... Finished second in the 400 freestyle relay and in the 200 freestyle relay at the State meet his senior year.

Born June 10, 1994... Son of Greg and Susan Martin... Mother was a swimmer at Central Michigan University... Plans on majoring in business.