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Ben Fox
Ben  Fox

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Cheyenne Mountain HS

Height:
6-0

Experience:
3V

07/19/2016

114 Waves Make WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.

11/13/2015

Cross Country Season Concludes at NCAA West Regional

Katie Engel led the Waves in 18 of her 25 races during her four-year career.

10/31/2015

Engel Leads Cross Country at WCC Championships

Pepperdine will next run at the NCAA West Regional on November 13.

10/30/2015

Cross Country Racks Up WCC All-Academic Honors

Eighteen student-athletes received recognition this season.

10/17/2015

Waves Run Well at UCR's Highlander Invitational

This was the final meet before the WCC Championships (Oct. 31).

11/11/2015

2015 WCC Cross Country Championships

Photos by Kyle Terada of the WCC and by Steve Froebe of the Waves at the Plantes Ferry Sports Stadium in Spokane, Wash.

09/16/2015

Cross Country Home Meet (9/1/2015)

Jeff Golden and Ron Hall's photos of the cross country meet vs. CSUN and CSU Bakersfield in Alumni Park.

11/02/2013

Cross Country Hosts WCC Championships (11/2/2013)

Photos of the Waves' runners in action in Alumni Park in Malibu at the conference meet.

09/14/2013

Cross Country Pepperdine Invitational (9/14/2013)

Photos of the Pepperdine Invitational, held in Alumni Park, taken by Jeff Golden, Stephen Wandzura and Roger Horne.

ACADEMIC AWARDS: WCC All-Academic first team in 2014 and 2015 ... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16.

PEPPERDINE XC 2015 (JR): Competed at all seven meets ... Was Pepperdine's #2 runner twice ... Was the #3 finisher at the WCC Championships (27:06.4) and NCAA West Regional (34:31.0) ... Placed fourth out of 66 runners at the Aztec Invitational.

PEPPERDINE XC 2014 (SO): Ran at the final four meets of the season ... Was Pepperdine's top finisher at the 10k NCAA West Regional (32:32.0) ... His best 8k time was 26:23 at the Stanford Invitational.

PEPPERDINE XC 2013 (FR): Ran at six meets ... Finished first among the Waves at the first two meets of the season, including the Pepperdine Invitational ... best 8k time came at the Bronco Invitational (25:59.5).

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2016 (JR): Ran at all eight meets ... Competed in five different events (800, 1,500, mile, 3,000 and 5,000) ... Moved to #4 on the Waves' all-time list in the 3,000 with a time of 8:40.89 at Westmont (2/20) ... Other bests were 2:02.90 in the 800 (3/12 at Ben Brown Invitational), 4:06.12 in the 1,500 (4/9 at Pomona-Pitzer), 4:27.62 in the mile (3/12 at Ben Brown Invitational) and 14:58.73 in the 5,000 (4/1 at UCLA).

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2015 (SO): Did not run track this season.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2014 (FR): Competed at seven meets ... Ran the 1,500 and 5,000 meters multiple times ... Had bests of 4:16.20 in the 1,500 (Pomona-Pitzer, 4/12) and 16:12.54 in the 5,000 (UC Irvine, 3/21) ... Also ran the 800 once (2:13.14 at Cal Poly, 3/29) and the mile once (4:22.57 at Riverside CC, 3/8).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cheyenne Mountain High School, located in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 2013 ... Ran two years of varsity cross country and two years of varsity track ... Earned all-conference honors as a junior and senior ... Team won state championships in cross country and track in 2010 ... Was an AP Scholar with honors and president of the National Honor Society.

CLUB: Was an AAU All-American his junior year.

PERSONAL: Born in Spokane, Wash. ... Son of Stephen and Debra Fox ... Has two brothers, Jacob and Matthew ... His brother Jacob ran cross country and track at Middlebury College ... Majoring in physics ... Chose Pepperdine because "it's a lovely, small school in the perfect location with the necessary academics, and I will be happy there."

FAVORITES: Enjoys mountain biking, swimming, snowboarding, reading, rock climbing and camping ... Favorites include Galen Rupp (pro athlete), the Denver Broncos (pro sports team), Miracle in the Andes (book), movie (Inception), The Office (TV show), Coldplay (musical artist) and basketball (sport other than running) ... Favorite thing about running is "nearly anyone can do it, if they are willing to put in the time and mileage to succeed."

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