Ben Fletcher
Ben Fletcher
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Fe, NM
High School: Santa Fe Prep
Previous College: University of Vermont
2006 Track & Field:
For the Catamounts of the University of Vermont, Fletcher finished 17th in the 10,000m and 22nd in the 1500m at the America East Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
2005 Cross Country:
Had two top-ten finishes for Vermont as a Freshman. At the St. Lawrence Invitational he placed 4th overall and at the St. Michael's Invite he was 7th. At the America East Championship he finished 21st and was on the top seven Catamounts squad that competed at the NCAA Regional Championships.
High School:
Competing regularly over 7,000 feet of altitude, Fletcher for Santa Fe Prep High finished 7th in the '04 XC A-AA Championships with a time of 16:49 and 4th at the '03 XC A-AA Championships as a junior. Also, in 2004 he finished 8th at the Border Wars Cross Country Championship. He was named to the All-State team twice in Cross Country and four times for Track & Field throughout his career. Named one of the best prep athletes in the state by the Santa Fe New Mexican twice and named to the New Mexico All-Star Cross Country Team and earned All-America honorable mention honors.