Ben Berkowitz
Ben Berkowitz
Height: 6-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boca Raton, Fla.
High School: Spanish River
Position: Distance
2005 XC Recap: Battled early season injuries. Set a seasonal best at the Stanford Invitational with a 25:27, backing it up at the Titan Invite a month later with another 25:27.

2005 Track & Field Recap Racked with injury throughout the year, Ben was only able to manage one 5000m this year and ran 15:44 at the Fullerton Twilight.

2004 XC Recap: Set a 8K personal best of 25:11 at the Stanford Invitational. Ben ran consistent all season long for the Gauchos finishing 26th at the Big West Championships with a time of 25:12.

2004 Track & FieldRecap: Berkowitz qualified for the Big West Championship in the steeplechase by running a personal best 9:33.35 at the OXY Invitational...finished 11th in the conference steeplechase final...also set PR's in the 1500m, 3k, and 5k during the '04 season.

2003 XC Recap: Ben ran a UCSB Lagoon Course 8k best 25:56 to open the season...posted 8k XC PR of 25:28 at the Riverside Inv.

2003 Track & Field Recap: Gained experience in the 1,500m and the Steeplechase.

2002 XC Recap: Ben set his PR for 8k XC of 26:32.6 at the Titan Invitational.

High School Notes: Finished third in Florida State High School Championships for 3200m...Also competed in the steeplechase at the Junior Olympics.

Personal Bests
300m SC: 9:33.35
5000m: 15:08.94