Ben Fox
Ben  Fox


Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Cheyenne Mountain HS




109 Waves Named to WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Women's soccer led all teams with 17 honorees.


WCC Cross Country All-Academic Teams Recognized

Ben Fox and Nick Heath made the men's first team.


Men's Cross Country Smashes Records in Sacramento

The men's squad ran the three fastest 8Ks in school history.


Heath Wins Pepperdine Cross Country Invitational Again

The cross country season is underway after the season-opening event in Alumni Park.


Cross Country Gets Underway Thursday in Alumni Park

The season-opening Pepperdine Invitational will include several local schools.


Cross Country at WCC Championships

Kelvin Kuo's photos of the Waves in action at the WCC Championships in San Diego.


Cross Country at Pepperdine Invitational

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves in action at the season-opening event in Alumni Park.


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.


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.


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

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

ACADEMIC AWARDS: Three-time WCC All-Academic first team (fall 2014, 2015, 2016) ... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors all four years ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete all four years.

PEPPERDINE XC 2016 (SR): Ran at all six meets ... Was Pepperdine's #3 runner at the first three meets and #2 at the final three, including the WCC Championships (26:17.1) and NCAA West Regional (33:00.5) ... Posted the #3 8k time in school history with a 24:47.2 at the Capital Cross Challenge (10/1).

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 2017 (SR): Competed at seven of eight meets ... Had multiple appearances in the 800, 1,500, mile, 3,000 and 5,000.

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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