Ben Weisel
Ben Weisel
Year: Senior
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
Last School: Father Ryan HS
Experience: 3L


  • Competed in five events
  • Placed 4th overall at Belmont Opener with a 5K time of 15:33.8
  • Top-50 finish at Commodore Classic
  • Finished 52nd at OVC Championship
  • Placed 56th at NCAA South Regional with a 10K time of 31:50.3


  • Competed in one event... finished 69th at the Commodore Classic


  • Finished 135th at NCAA South Region 10K in 34:59.8
  • Placed 25th and set PR at OVC Championships 8K in 25:14.3


  • Did not compete.


  • Finished 80th at NCAA South Region 10K in 32:52.4
  • Placed 23rd at OVC Championships 8K in 26:03.9
  • Ran season best 25:46.17 at Greater Louisville Classic to take 107th

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Father Ryan High School under coach Doug Jones ... Holds school records in 800m, 1600m, 3200m and 5000m ... Two-time All-State honoree ... 2015 State Champion in 1600m and 3200m ... 2014 State Runner-Up in Cross Country and 1600m.


Born Jan. 3, 1997 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Andrew and Kristin Weisel ... Has two siblings ... Lists favorite athletes as Nick Symmonds, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook ... Favorite musical groups are Imagine Dragons and Coldplay ... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning two state championships.

Personal Records

400m (Outdoor): 51.23
800m (Outdoor): 1:51.11
1500m (Outdoor): 3:48.17
Mile (Indoor): 4:10.04
3000m (Indoor): 8:42.32
5K (XC): 15:21
8K (XC): 25:14.3