2018 Cross Country Roster

Wichita State
Ben Flowers XC Headshot

Ben Flowers

  • Class
  • Hometown
    Jerseyville, Ill.
  • Highschool
    Jerseyville HS


Season and Career Results
NCAA Cross Country Midwest Regional
160th - 34:19.3 (2018)
130th - 31:19.1 (2017)
Academic Honors
2018 Fall AD Honor Roll
2018 Academic All-Conference
2018 Spring AD Honor Roll
2017 Fall AD Honor Roll
2018-19: Cross Country - Ran in three races, including two postseason races...Ran a personal best 8K (25:31.3) on Sept. 22 finishing 35th at the 30th Annual Chile Pepper Invitational...Placed 21st (28:43.08) at the American Athletic Conference Championships...Ran 34:19.3 at the NCAA Midwest Regional 10K.

Summer 2018: Finished fifth in the 5000m with a time of 15:01.69 at the USATF Junior Championships.

2017-2018: Cross Country -  Finished 12th overall at the J.K. Gold Classic 6K with a time of 19:02.7...Placed sixth at the Missouri Southern Stampede 8K with a time of 25:36.9...Ran 26:39.5 at The American Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships 8K finishing 36th overall. Indoor - Competed in five meets...Recorded second place finishes at the Herm Wilson Invitational 3000m (8:38.80) and 3rd Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic Mile (4:16.58)...At the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships he ran 4:20.98 in the mile to place 10th overall. Outdoor - Ran in six different meets...Finished second at the Central Missouri Mule Relays 1500m in a personal best time of 3:56.83...Ran a personal best 15:10.66 in the 5000m to place third at the K.T. Woodman Classic...Made finals in the 1500m at The American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships finishing 12th overall in 4:17.60.

High School: Lettered 4 years in cross country and track and field...Two-time regional and sectional champ in cross country...Earned All-State honors two years in cross country...Finished fifth in the 1600m at state in 2016...Personal best – 14:43.0 in the 3 mile, 9:47.0 in the 3200m, 4:19.0 in the 1600m, 1:59.0 in the 800m, 52.0 in the 400m.
Personal: Son of Tim and Karen Flowers...Has an older brother, Garrett...Majoring in psychology.