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Ben

Beatty

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Throws
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fredericksburg, Va.
High School: Courtland

Bio

2017-18: A thrower who participated in ten events during the indoor campaign, earning two top three finishes … finished second at the Carolina Cup (1/13) in the shot put with a throw of 52-11.00 … placed third at the UCS Invite (2/16) with a shot put throw of 52-0.00 … qualified for the ACC Indoor Championships in both the shot put and the weight throw … finished ninth in the shot put with a throw of 51-6.50, and 14th in the weight throw with a throw of 50-7.50 … redshirted the outdoor season in 2018.

2016-17: Competed in seven events during the outdoor season…Threw a season best 53-11.00 (16.43) in the shot put at the Battle of the Blues (4/1)…Qualified for the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14) in the same event and finished in ninth place.

Prior to Duke: Lettered all four years under Mark McDougal while attending Courtland High School in Spotsylvania, Va…2015 state champion in shot put during the outdoor season with 58-0.00 (17.78)…lettered three years in football, earning first team all-area, first team all-conference, first team all-region and second team all-state accolades.

Personal: Son of Brenda Miller and Daniel Beatty…born on Dec. 18, 1997 in Fredericksburg, Va…has one brother, Jude, and one sister, Madison. 

Indoor PRs:
Shot Put - 53-1.50 (16.19) (2/10/2018)

Outdoor PRs:
Shot Put - 62-9.00 (19.17) (High School)
Discus - 149-10.00 (45.45) (High School)

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T&F: Battle of the Blues - Trophy Presentation
T&F: Battle of the Blues - Norm Ogilvie Interview
T&F: NCAA Indoor Championship Preview