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Ben Martin
Ben Martin

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Midland, Mich.

High School:
Dow HS

Event:
IM


03/01/2014

MSU Has Record-Setting Day Three at B1G Swim & Dive Champs

Spartan men break 200 freestyle relay record on Friday evening.

02/27/2014

MSU Concludes Day Two at B1G Men's Swim & Dive Champs

Freshman Brennan Labar scores points for the Spartans on 1-meter.

02/08/2014

MSU Swimming and Diving Suffer Road Losses

Spartan men and women conclude regular season.

2013-14: 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.

High School: 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.

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

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