Charlotte Cross Country BIO
Ben Sterett
Player Profile:
Ben Sterett 773414
Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Swansboro, N.C.
High School: Swansboro HS

At Charlotte -

2015-Cross Country: Competed in five meets, posing as Charlotte’s top team finisher at the Wake Forest Invitational, where he turned in a 16th overall finish against several ranked competitors.. was team’s second-best finisher in two other meets, including the Charlotte Invitational where he took fourth overall with a time of 25:38.2... narrowly missed C-USA All-Conference honors for the second consecutive season, finishing two spots out of the placing at 23rd overall... injuries forced him to sit out the NCAA Regional 

2015 - Outdoor: Competed in the 5K at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 15:43.43 to finish 18th overall....Ran the 1500m at the Charlotte Invitational in 4:07.23....Indoor: Ran a personal-best time in the 3K with a time of 8:36.98 at the Samford Invite improving his time by seven seconds...Finished ninth in the 5000m at the Conference USA Championships clocking a personal-best time of 14:51.88....Sterett's 5K time ranks fifth all-time in program history and his 3000m time is 10th....

2014 Cross Country: Competed in four races for the Niners...Had a PR in the 8K with a time of 25:16.1 at the C-USA Championships finishing 23rd...Ran a PR time of 31:55.3 in the 10K at the Southeast Regional Championships.....Finished fourth overall at the Western Carolina Catamount Classic clocking a time of 26:10.48.

2014 Outdoor: Ran a PR time of 15:15.13 in the 5k at the Charlotte Invitational...Ran a time of 9:01.02 at the Bill Carson Invite at ECU to place 3rd in the 3k Indoor: At the Bob Pollock Invitational at Clemson ran a PR time of 4:19.88 in the mile to place 5th.

2013 Cross Country: Competed in six meets...Was the 49ers second finisher on the team in three meets...Ran his fastest 8k at the NCAA Pre-Nationals (26:02.01)...Finished in 32nd at the C-USA Championships (26:38.02)....Ran 31:57.7 in the 10k at the Southeast Regional Championships.

2013 - Outdoor: Finished third in the 1500m (4:01.73) at the JCSU Invitational … Finished tenth in the 3000m (9:04.83) at the 49er Classic … Was 19th in the mile (4:25.47) at the HPU VertKlasse Meet. Indoor: Was 12th in the mile (4:22.28) at the Atlantic 10 Championships … Best 3000m performance was at the UAB Blazer Invitational where he finished eighth (8:52.70) … Finished 17th in the 1000m (2:33.64) at the Hokie Invitational. 

2012 - Cross Country: Was the only Niner to compete in all seven races of the season ... Best 5K time was at the WCU Invitational (16:13.9) ... Was 30th at the Toledo Regional (20:33.5) ... Ran his fastest 8K time at the Charlotte Invitational (26:39.09) ... Finished 85th at the Atlantic 10 Championship (27:55.8) ... Was fifth for the 49ers at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 33:52.78 to finish 170th

2011 - Cross Country: Redshirted.

Prep: Cross country team was 2008 conference and regional champions, going undefeated on the season … 2009 and 2010 2A state cross country runner-up … Three-time All-State … 2008 indoor 3200-meter state runner-up … Three-time conference and regional champion … 2010 state runner-up in the 1600- and 3200-meters … Holds high school records in the 1600- and 3200-meter relays … Two-time Black Knight award winner …

Personal: Son of Brad and Carolyn Sterett … Undeclared major … Born December 30, 1991.

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