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Ben Carruthers
Ben Carruthers

RS Junior

Dexter, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 120



Spartan Track & Field Hits the Road in Weekend Slate

MSU to be represented at Mt. SAC, Larry Ellis and Jesse Owens this weekend.


Track & Field Travels for Weekend Competition

Spartans set to compete at 2014 Tennessee Relays and Don Kleinow Invite at Siena Heights.


MSU Hosts 2014 Spartan Track & Field Invitational

MSU's only home meet, the 10th-annual event is held Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5.


Spartans Kick Off Outdoor Season Strong at Raleigh Relays

Rhynard breaks MSU record, James and Landwehr turn in individual wins to represent the Spartans.


Track & Field Posts Top Performances on Day One At SPIRE/GVSU Big Meet

James, Mattix and Evans earn individual wins for the Spartans at SPIRE Invite.

Collegiate Bests
• 1,500m - 3:54.34
• 3,000m - 8:34.26
• 5,000m - 14:19.43
• 10,000m - 29:30.99

Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Recorded a season-best 4:10.52 in the 1,500m at the Spartan Invitational ... Placed fourth in the 3,000m at the EMU Twilight meet with a season-best 8:50.30 ... Earned a season-best mark of 14:46.28 in the 5,000 at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays.
INDOOR: Did not compete.

Ran a personal-best 3:54.34 in the 1,500m for a fifth-place finish at the MSU Spartan Invite ... Achieved a personal-best 14:19.43 in the 5,000m to finish 11th at the GINA Relays.
Did not compete.

OUTDOOR: Did not compete.
INDOOR: Did not compete.

High School:
Was a four-year letterwinner at Dexter High School for David Testa in both cross country and track & field ... Individually, turned in a seventh-place time of 15:58 at the state meet to earn all-state honors ... Was 14th in 2008 at the state cross country meet with a time of 15:55 to earn all-state recognition ... Received all-conference and all-region honors for cross country in 2008 and 2009 ... Team finished first at the 2006 Division II state cross country meet and was runner-up in 2007 and 2009 ... Earned all-region honors for track & field in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Placed third in the 3,200m in 2010 and seventh in 2009 to earn all-state distinction ... Posted a career-best time of 9:18 in the 3,200m and 4:28 in the 1,600m his senior year ... Member of the National Honors Society.

Born July 14, 1992 in New York, N.Y.... Son of Vern and Cindy Carruthers ... Plans on majoring in engineering.


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