Ben Boerma

Height: 5-11

Weight: 147

Hometown: Greenville, S.C.

Previous School: Wade Hampton High School

Eligibility: Jr.

Cross Country (M): Ben Boerma

Led the Trojans with a 10th-place finish at Royals Twilight with a time of 16:06.06 … Finished 63rd at Furman Classic in a time of 29:14.16 … Placed 41st in a time of 27:28.1 at Charlotte Invitational … Finished 92nd in a time of 28:40.2 at Royals Challenge … Placed 33rd in a time of 28:02.35 at SAC Championships … Finished 130th in a time of 37:21.42 at NCAA Southeast Regional.

Garnered 34th at USC Upstate’s Eye Opener in a time of 28:33.08 in collegiate debut … Placed 29th at Winthrop Invitational (27:47.54) while shaving nearly 46 seconds from his collegiate debut in Spartanburg … Paced the Trojans at the Charlotte Invitational crossing the line in 37th in a time of 27:17.3 … Captured 70th at the Royals Challenge in a time of 27:42.4 … Was just seven seconds off his season-best with a time of 27:27.3 and was less than three seconds from earning the fifth and final spot for all-freshman accolades, as he finished 20th overall at the South Atlantic Conference Championships … Took 70th at the NCAA Southeast Regional in a time of 34:09.9 … Also competed on the men’s track and field team.

High School
Claimed seventh individually at the 2012 South Carolina High School Class 4A State Cross-Country Championships … Placed second individually at the 2011 Class 3A SCHSL Cross Country State Championships … Member of the 2011 SCHSL Class 3A State Runner-Up Cross-Country team.

Personal Best Times – High School
• 1,600 Meter Run 4:30.64
• 3,200 Meter Run 10:16.80
• 5,000 Meter Run 16:00.07

Born on March 26, 1995 … Son of Richard and Iva Boerma … Majoring in Graphic Design.

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