Ben Boerma | Mid-Distance
Hometown: Greenville, S.C.
Previous School: Wade Hampton High School
Claimed the fifth spot in the 3000 meter run at ETSU’s Niswonger’s Invitational in a time of 9:20.79 … Earned third in the men’s seeded 3,000 meter run with a time of 9:04.92 at Clemson’s Bob Pollock Invitational … Placed third in the 3000 meter run in a time of 9:12.80 at the Gamecock Invitational … Finished 11th in the 5000 meter run at the Terrier Relays in a time of 15:49.24 … Placed 10th in a time of 4:18.79 in the 1500 meters at the Chanticleer Classic … Claimed ninth in the 3000 meter run at the Chanticleer Classic in a time of 9:50.32 … Member of the 4x100 relay team “B” that captured third at the Chanticleer Classic … Finished 12th in the 5000 meter run in a time of 16:15.24 at the South Atlantic Conference Championships … Also competed on the men’s cross country team.
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.