Ben Eaton
Ben Eaton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Downers Grove, Ill.

High School:
Downers Grove North HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 128

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
07/13/1995



2014: Did not compete in any indoor/outdoor meets in the 2013-14 track seasons for the Boilermakers.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and cross country; conference champion in outdoor track for 1600-meter senior year; sectional champion in 3200-meter in track senior year; ninth at the state meet his senior year in 3200-meter in track; all-conference and all-region in cross country junior year; all-conference indoor for 3200-meter in track junior and senior year; all-conference outdoor for 3200-meter in track junior year; all-section in 3200-meter in track junior year; cross country team captain senior year

Personal: Benjamin Edward Eaton was born in Downers Grove, Ill., to parents Michael and Alma Eaton on July 13, 1995; has an older sister, Audrey; enjoys kayaking, reading and music; majoring in Mechanical Engineering; chose Purdue because of its strong engineering program and cross country team.