Ben Taminger
Ben Taminger
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Midlothian, Va.
High School: Manchester High School
Position: Middle Distance
Events: Mid-Distance

CAREER TIMES 

2018-19: Indoor- made five appearances during indoor season... finished in the top-5 in four events... ran a season-best 1:24.09 in the 600 at the Springfield Triangle Classic... ran a season-best in the 800 at 1:58.42 at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational... outdoor- made one appearance during outdoor season.

2017-18: Indoor- made eight appearances during indoor season... All-American in the 4x400 with a sixth place finish at 3:16.64 at the NCAA DIII Indoor Championships... finished in the top-10 in 11 events... outdoor- made eight appearances during outdoor season... member of the 4x400 who finished first at the NEWMAC Championships at 3:18.22... finished first overall in the 800 at the CGA Invite at 1:55.11

2016-17: Member of DMR indoor school record (10:10.33) ... Member of indoor Division III New England Champion 4x800 (7:53.29) ... Indoor DIII All-New England in the 800 (1:56.89) ... Ninth place at Open New England in 800 (1:54.03) ... All-New England at Open New England Championship in 4x800 (sixth place, 7:51.87) ... NEWMAC All-Academic ... Outdoor Division III New England Champion 4x800  and school record(7:38.05) ... USTFCCCA All-Academic. INDOOR TOP PERFORMANCES OUTDOOR TOP PERFORMANCES 

2015-16: Sixth and set school record at indoor Open New England Championship (7:40.45) ... Second place at ECAC Championship in 500 (1:05.51) ... Named NEWMAC Co-Rookie of the Year after winning 800 at conference championship (1:56.32) and member of first place 4x400 (3:20.40) ... Outdoor Division III All-New England in 4x400 (third, 3:18.98) ... 14th in 800 at Outdoor Open New England Championship (1:53.23)

HIGH SCHOOL: Competed for Coach Burns at Manchester ... Member of cross country team as well ... Fifth at state cross country meet ... 2015 5A State Champions (team) ... 2015 4x800 VA 5A State Champions ... 2015 500 State Runner-Up ... 2015 third State 4x400m ... 2015 5A fourth 800 ... Board of Trustees list.

PERSONAL: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering major ... Son of David and Deborah Taminger ... Grandfather served in the Air Force ... Younger brother Nathan.