Ben Holcomb  
Ben  Holcomb

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Germantown, Wis.

High School:
Germantown HS

Event:
Hurdles


05/15/2015

Ferretti Tops School Record, Wieland Leads Decathlon

The Gophers continue the Big Ten meet, including the final five events of the decathlon, on Saturday with the action concluding on Sunday.

04/23/2015

Gophers Collect Four PRs at Drake Relays

Luca Wieland finished second in the decathlon with 7,528 points - the most by a Gopher since All-American Jack Szmanda set the school record in 2012.

04/22/2015

Wieland in Second After Day One at Drake

Wieland finished among the top three in four of Wednesday's five events including a first-place finish in the long jump

04/18/2015

`U' Wins Seven Titles at Carleton Relays

Three Gophers each won a pair of titles over the weekend between the Tom Cat Twilight and the Carleton Relays.

04/16/2015

Gophers Claim 10 Titles at Tom Cat

Mitch Hechsel won the 800 meters at 1:49.65 - a new personal record and an O'Shaughnessy Stadium record.

Holcomb's Personal Records

2015 | SOPHOMORE SEASON

Indoor:
Took home the title in the 2015 Northwest Open in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.34 seconds • finished 10th in the pole vault event at the 2015 Minnesota Open with a height of 3.58 meters (11-09.00 ft.) • placed second in the 60 meter hurdles in dual competition at Wisconsin with a time of 8.39 seconds • finished 10th in the Heptathalon at the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic with a point total of 4657 • at the 2015 Iowa State Classic, ran the 400 meter with a time of 50.55 seconds good for 37th and jumped a mark of 6.28 meters in the long jump good for 16th overall • won the 60 meter hurdles at the 2015 Snowshoe Open with a time of 8.30 seconds, placed 7th in the long jump with a mark of 6.46 meters (21-02.50) and placed 13th in the shot put with a throw of 12.38 meters (40-07.50) • at the 2015 B1G Indoor Championships, finished 15th overall with a score of 4,864. Outdoor: At the 2015 Baldy Castillo Classic, finished 12th in the long jump with a mark of 6.36 meters (20-10.50) • at the same meet. finished 9th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.84 seconds • placed 19th in the shot put at the 2015 Baldy Castillo Invitational with a throw of 12.22 meters (40-01.25) • finished second in his heat in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.87 seconds at the 2015 Stanford Invitational and fifth overall in the finals with a time of 14.75 seconds • at the 2015 Texas Invitational finished 10th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.88 seconds and eighth in the long jump with a mark of 6.47 meters (21-02.75) • at the 2015 Tom Cat Twilight, finished fourth in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.39 seconds, won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.95 seconds, placed fifth in the pole vault with a mark of 4.15 meters (13-07.25), and eighth in the long jump with a mark of 6.13 meters (20-01.50) • competed in the shot put at the 2015 Carleton Relays and placed ninth in his heat with a toss of 12.10 meters (39-08.50) and won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.94 seconds • at the 2015 Drake Relays finished 13th in the decathalon with a score of 6625. At the 2015 Musco Twilight Invitational finished 31st in the discus with a throw of 32.56 meters (106-10.25) and 18th in the shot put with a mark of 11.92 meters (39-01.25).

2014 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor:
Finished 9th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.77 seconds at the 2014 Northwest Open • placed 17th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of Jack Johnson Classic • at the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational placed 23rd in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.39 seconds • placed 2nd in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.34 seconds at the 2014 Gene Glader Classic • finished 13th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.45 seconds at the 2014 Iowa State Classic • placed 3rd in the Snowshoe Open with a time 8.39 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles. Outdoor: At the Baldy Castillo Invitational placed 8th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.91 seconds • at the 2014 Stanford Invitational placed 31st in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.12 seconds • won the Holst Invitational 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.73 seconds and finished second in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 57.12 seconds • won the 110 meter hurdles at the Hamline Invitational with a time of 14.79 seconds and placed third in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 57.83 seconds • finished second in the 110 meter hurdles at the Carleton Relays with a time of 14.58 seconds • won the Tom Cat Twilight 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.54 seconds and finished second in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 56.80 seconds • placed 8th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.74 seconds at the Musco Twilight • took second at the UW La Crosse Eagle Open in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.70 seconds.

PERSONAL
Pre-Dental Major. • Hometown: Germantown, Wisconsin. • Son of Amy and Randy Holcomb. • Has a brother, Nick. • Father played football at UNI, grandfather played for the Detroit Lions. • Favorite Sports Memory: winning state in the hurdles. • Enjoys snowboarding and water sports. • Was All-Conference as a junior and senior and All-State as a senior.