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Ben Raskin
Position: Sprints
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
City/State: Summit, N.J.
High School: Summit
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Ben Raskin Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 07/23/2013

Honors: Outdoor School Record Holder (4x400 - 2013)...Indoor All-ACC Academic (2012)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011-12)

2012-13: Indoors, served as the Blue Devils top performer in the open 400 meters with a personal-best time of 49.44 to finish 26th at the Armory Collegiate and rank fifth on Duke’s all-time list…ran the 400 leg in the distance medley relay that combined for a time of 9:46.77 to finish third at the ACC Indoor Championships…member of the 4x400 relay that clocked 3:17.58 to finish seventh at the ACC Indoor Championships…Outdoors, competed once in the open 400 and earned a 10th place finish at the HPU Vertklasse Meeting with a time of 49.43…member of the school record breaking 4x400 relay that finished third at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:12.78…also ran the 200 leg on the Blue Devil sprint medley team that finished fourth at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 3:24.41 and the other squad that clocked 3:25.73 to finish 18th at the Penn Relays.

2011-12: Duke's top performer in the 400m for the indoor season...ran a personal-best time of 49.69 to finish 12th at the ACC Championships...also ran the 400 leg of the third place DMR team...outdoors, ran a personal best 48.66 in the 400m to finish ninth at the VertKlasse Meet...competed in both the 200m and 400m at the ACC Outdoor Championships and finished 17th and 14th, respectively...ran the 400 leg of the DMR at the Penn Relays...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2010-11: Made his Duke debut indoors at the Virginia Tech Invitational...placed 39th at that event with a mark of 7.32 in the 60m dash...also competed in the 200m and 500m events, as well as on the 4x400 and DMR relay teams...highest finish of the indoors season was a third-place showing in the 500m at the Kent Taylor Invite, where he clocked 1:06.86...ran a 49.5 split for the 400m leg of the winning DMR squad at the Armory Collegiate...outdoors, ran the 200m and 400m events...ran the second leg of the sprint medley relay at the Penn Relays, which logged a total time of 3:24.06 to finish fifth...that ranks as the No. 3 performance on Duke's all-time list.

Prior to Duke: Earned five letters in indoor and outdoor track at Summit...named outdoor team MVP in 2009 and 2010 and indoor MVP in 2010...garnered first team All-Union County accolades in both indoor and outdoor track...conference champion in the 100m, 200m and 400m in 2009...first team All-Group 2...named Star Ledger's Surprise Athlete of the Year in 2009...member of the first place Union County All-Star 4x400m team.

Personal: Son of Deborah and Noel Raskin...born April 15, 1992...has a brother, Max...cousin, Michael Hutchings, was a senior on the 2010 Duke National Champion lacrosse team.

Indoor PRs
60m Dash- 7.32 (1/21/2011)
200m Dash- 22.63 (2/19/2011)
400m Dash- 49.44 (2/1/2013)
500m Dash- 1:06.86 (1/29/2011)
600m- 1:25.85 (1/13/2012)

Outdoor PRs
200m Dash- 22.11 (4/7/2012)
400m Dash- 48.66 (3/24/2012)

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