Ben Doiron
Ben Doiron
Year: Junior
Hometown: Westfield, Mass.
High School: Westfield


Cross Country - Scored for AU in each of his four meets ... Was second for the Eagles in the season opener, crossing in third overall at the Mount St. Mary's Duals (9/2) in 15:45.10 over 5000m ... Hit a new 8000m run personal record at the Panorama Farms Invitational (9/23), finishing in 56th overall and second for AU ... Was fifth for American, 134th overall, at the Princeton Invitational (10/15) ... Closed his season at the Patriot League Championships (10/29), navigating the 8000m course in 26:23.40 for 44th overall, third for AU.

Indoor Track - Raced primarily in the mile during the indoor season ... Started off with a 3000m run finish, though, crossing in 9:25.49 for fourth in the field at the Navy Invitational (12/3) ... Crossed in sixth for his first mile of the season, timing through in 4:34.06 at the Navy Meet (1/13) ... Was third at the Patriot Games (1/28) with a new personal record of 4:18.64 ... Finished in 4:25.15 for 28th in the mile run field at the Camel City Invitational (2/3) ... Closed the season at the Last Chance Meet (2/26), finishing fourth overall in the mile in 4:20.08.

Outdoor Track - Opened up the outdoor season at the Navy Invitational (3/25), taking fourth in the 1500m run with a final time of 3:58.80 ... Was a member of the third-place 4x1500m relay squad at the Colonial Relays (3/30) ... Hit a season's best 3:54.04 for 1500m at the George Mason Spring Invitational (4/8), taking 23rd overall ... Was runner-up in the 5000m run at the Hopkins Invitational (4/14), timing through in 15:07.01 ... Hit a new personal record in the 5000m run the following weekend, taking 15th overall at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/21) in 14:30.33 ... Was a member of the fifth-place DMR team at the Penn Relays (4/27), helping them to the sixth-fastest time in program history (9:55.18) ... Helped the men's 4x800m relay to yet another Patriot League title with their 7:34.64 finish, the No. 8 time in school history ... Was tenth as an individual at the Patriot League Championships (5/5) with his 14:50.65 finish in the 5000m run.

Cross Country - Opened up his American University career at the Mount St. Mary's Duals, crossing in 16:23.30 for the 5000m course (11th) ... Improved on that time with a 16:10.90 performance, taking seventh at the DCXC Invitational ... Had a season's best time of 26:06.90 for 8000m at the Lehigh Paul Short Run.

Indoor Track - Ran in four meets during he indoor season, starting with a seventh-place finish in the Navy Invitational 1500m (4:13.36) ... Was second across the line in the mile at the Father Diamond meet ... Closed the regular season at the Terrapin Invitational with a third-place effort in the 3000m run (8:49.22) ... Was a member of the third-place DMR team at the Patriot League Championships (10:01.47).

Outdoor Track - Opened the season at the Coach O Coastal Carolina Invitational, where he was a member of the third-place 4x800m team ... Also competed individually at Coastal Carolina, crossing in 4:03.82 in the 1500m ... Earned his first individual win at the Maryland Invitational, leading the 3000m field in 8:36.76 ... Improved on his 1500m time steadily throughout the season, finishing in 3:59.88 at the Spring Invitational (10th), 3:54.40 at the Hopkins Loyola Invitational (3rd), and 3:52.34 at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier (35th) ... Was a member of the fourth-place 4x800m team at the Patriot League Championships (7:34.04), and placed 14th individually in the 1500m (4:02.69).