Ben Waruch
Ben Waruch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kerhonkson, N.Y.

Event:
Multi-Events

ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
SR/SR


04/05/2013

Chapman Leads Huskies at UConn Decathlon

Huskies host Albany in the Dog Fight on Saturday

04/04/2013

Men's Track & Field Completes Day One of Decathlon

Ben Waruch leads Huskies in first day of decathlon

03/30/2013

Men's Track & Field Dominates at Home in UConn Spring Invite

Huskies post 37 top-five finishes at home opener

03/02/2013

Huskies in First Place at Conclusion of First Day of IC4A Championships

Men's track and field qualifies 13 for Sunday's finals

02/23/2013

Huskies Capture Eighth Consecutive New England Championship Crown

Twelve Huskies set personal bests in Saturday's competition

2012-13 Outdoor (Senior)

  • Took fourth at the decathlon with 6,816 points at the BIG EAST Championship.
  • Claimed seventh in the decathlon at the IC4A Championships with 6,700 points.

2012-2013 Indoor (Senior)

  • Took third in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championship with 5,146 points.
  • Captured seventh in the heptathlon at the IC4A Championships with 5,030 points.

2011-12 Outdoor (Redshirt Junior)

  • Placed second in the decathlon at the BIG EAST Championships (6994).
  • Took third in the decathlon at the IC4A Championships (6478).

2011-12 Indoor (Redshirt Junior)

  • Finished fifth in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championships (4944).
  • Finished seventh in the heptathlon at the IC4A Championships (5031).

2009-10 Indoor (Sophomore)

  • Finished third in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championship with 4,968 points.
  • Brought home ninth place in the heptathlon with 4,816 points at the IC4A Championship.

2008-09 Outdoor (Freshman)

  • Landed on the podium at the BIG EAST Championship with a third place finish in the decathlon recording a career best 6,820 points.
  • Took eighth place at the IC4A Championship in the decathlon with a score of 6,443 points.

2008-09 Indoor (Freshman)

  • Finished seventh in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championship finishing with 5,057 points.
  • Podiumed at the IC4A Championship with 5,088 points for a third place finish.

Before UConn: Attended Rondout Valley Central High School in Accord, N.Y. earning four varsity letters ... Named the New York State Champion in the Pentathlon in 2008 and was the runner-up in 2007 ... A five-time Section 9 Champion and five-time MHAL Champion in the pentathlon ... also earned four varsity letters each in football and basketball and was a three-year captain of the football squad.

Personal: A social science of sport major.