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Ben Fox
Ben Fox

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Cheyenne Mountain HS

Height:
6-0

Experience:
1V

08/27/2014

Cross Country Season Outlook

Pepperdine begins the 2014 season at the Mark Covert Classic.

07/22/2014

77 Waves Earn WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Status

More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.

11/15/2013

Cross Country Season Ends at NCAA West Regional

Katie Engel led the women for the fourth time in six races this season.

10/29/2013

Waves to Host WCC Cross Country Championships on Saturday

Pepperdine will be hosting the event for the first time in school history. Admission is free.

10/19/2013

Pepperdine Runs Well at Bronco XC Invitational

The Waves will be hosting the WCC Championships on November 2.

11/02/2013

Cross Country Hosts WCC Championships (11/2/2013)

Photos of the Waves' runners in action in Alumni Park in Malibu at the conference meet.

09/14/2013

Cross Country Pepperdine Invitational (9/14/2013)

Photos of the Pepperdine Invitational, held in Alumni Park, taken by Jeff Golden, Stephen Wandzura and Roger Horne.

ACADEMIC AWARDS: Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors as a freshman ... Named a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete as a freshman.

PEPPERDINE XC 2013: Ran at six meets as a freshman ... Finished first among the Waves at the first two meets of the season, including the Pepperdine Invitational ... best 8k time came at the Bronco Invitational (25:59.5).

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2014: Competed at seven meets as a freshman ... Ran the 1,500 and 5,000 meters multiple times ... Had bests of 4:16.20 in the 1,500 (Pomona-Pitzer, 4/12) and 16:12.54 in the 5,000 (UC Irvine, 3/21) ... Also ran the 800 once (2:13.14 at Cal Poly, 3/29) and the mile once (4:22.57 at Riverside CC, 3/8).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cheyenne Mountain High School, located in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 2013 ... Ran two years of varsity cross country and two years of varsity track ... Earned all-conference honors as a junior and senior ... Team won state championships in cross country and track in 2010 ... Was an AP Scholar with honors and president of the National Honor Society.

CLUB: Was an AAU All-American his junior year.

PERSONAL: Born in Spokane, Wash. ... Son of Stephen and Debra Fox ... Has two brothers, Jacob and Matthew ... His brother Jacob ran cross country and track at Middlebury College ... Majoring in biochemistry ... Chose Pepperdine because "it's a lovely, small school in the perfect location with the necessary academics, and I will be happy there."

FAVORITES: Enjoys mountain biking, swimming, snowboarding, reading, rock climbing and camping ... Favorites include Galen Rupp (pro athlete), the Denver Broncos (pro sports team), Miracle in the Andes (book), movie (Inception), The Office (TV show), Coldplay (musical artist) and basketball (sport other than running) ... Favorite thing about running is "nearly anyone can do it, if they are willing to put in the time and mileage to succeed."

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