Ben Flanagan
Ben  Flanagan


Kitchener, Ontario

High School:
St. Mary's


Elig. (In/Out):

Last Updated: May 19, 2015

At Michigan ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014-15).

Redshirt Freshman (2015) ... Outdoor ... Medaled with a third-place finish at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17) in the 5,000m race, running 14:23.36 ... Finished third in the 5,000m race, running 14:18.36 for a new personal-best at the adidas/Steve Scott Invitational (May 1-2) ... Ran 14:21.50 for a near-40 second PR at the time and 15th place in the 5,000m race at UVA Challenge (April 17-18) ... Finished 11th in the 3,000m race at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4) ... Made his outdoor debut at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28), finishing 14th in the 5,000m race. ... Indoor ... Made his Wolverine debut in the 3,000m race at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7), finishing in 8:40.51.

Freshman (2014) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Redshirted.

Prep ... Graduated from St. Mary's High School (2013) ... Four-year Honor Roll student ... Earned St. Mary's Academic Excellence Award (2010, '11) ... Cross Country ... Two-time Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) 7K champion (2010, '12) ... Placed third at the OFSAA meet in 2009 ... Three-year member of Canadian Junior National Team, finishing third at the 2012 NACAC Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad ... Placed second at Junior Canadian Cross Country Championships in 2012 and seventh in 2011 ... Competed at the IAAF World Junior Cross Country Championships, placing 34th ... Four-time St. Mary's MVP ... Track & Field ... Finished third at the 2012 OFSAA Championships in the 3,000-meter run ... Took second in 1,500- and 3,000-meter run at the 2011 OFSAA meet and third in the 3,000-meter run in 2010 ... Placed 16th in the 1,500-meter run at the 2011 IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France ... Finished runner up in the 3,000-meter run at the 2011 Canadian Youth Nationals and second in the 2,000-meter run at 2010 event ... Four-time St. Mary's MVP.

Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Undeclared major ... Born January 11, 1995 ... Son of Ron and Michelle Flanagan ... Other Sports Played ... Member of St. Mary's swim and junior hockey teams.

High School Personal Bests:
8K -- 24:34 (cross country)
1,500m -- 3:51.77 (outdoor)
3,000m -- 8:17.79 (outdoor)

Event Time Date
3,000m (I) 8:40.51 2-7-15
3,000m (O) 8:29.21 4-4-15
5,000m (O) 14:18.36 5-2-15