Ben Berkowitz
Ben Berkowitz
Birth Date: 06/23/1983
Height: 6-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
High School: Spanish River H.S.
Position: Distance/Steeplechase
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 an 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 & Field Recap: 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:Finished third in Florida State High School Championships for 3200m...Also competed in the steeplechase at the Junior Olympics. PERSONAL RECORDS
1500m - 4:07.11 - 4/16/04
Steeple - 9:33.35 - 5/8/04
3200m - 9:31 - 2002