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Benjamin

Ross

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Jumps
Height: 6'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Baldwin, N.Y.
High School: Baldwin

Bio

2018-19 T&F: Competed in high jump throughout the indoor and outdoor season … finished fourth at the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup (1/12) with a mark of 1.90m … recorded a personal best jump of 1.96m at the Hokie Invitational (1/18) … at the Camel City Invitational (2/1), jumped to a mark of 1.95m and placed second … competed in six events throughout the outdoor campaign … turned in a personal best jump of 2.00m at the Raleigh Relays (3/29) and earned third-place.

2017-18 T&F: A jumper who competed in two events during the indoor campaign and three events during the outdoor season … earned a fifth-place finish at the Camel City Invite (2/3), clearing 6-0.75 to earn the top-five finish … finished seventh at the Battle of the Blues (4/6) with a jump of 6-5.00 … earned a top-five finish at the Virginia Grand Prix (4/28), finishing fourth with a jump of 6-1.25.

Prior to Duke: Lettered for three years under the guidance of Richard Carroll at Baldwin High School…Named All-State and All-Federation in the high jump in both the indoor and outdoor seasons during 2017…Nassau County Champion in the outdoor high jump in 2016 and 2017 as well as in the indoor high jump in 2017…Nassau Country Best Field Athlete Award for the 2017 outdoor season…All-Long Island for the 2017 indoor season…Named All-County four times and All-Division three times…Also team captain of the Marksmanship team as well as lettering in soccer…President of both the Chess Club and the Trivia Club and the Vice President of Mathletes…A member of National Honor Society…Stage Crew Head Spotlight and Head Carpenter…Robotics Team Scouting Captain…Participated in Athletes Helping Athletes…Awarded the Thomas Carroll Award in Spring 2016 for outstanding Leadership and Service.

Personal: Son of Maurice Ross and Pamela Chait-Ross…Born January 15, 1999…Has one sister, Maya…Uncle Michael Chartan and cousin Steven Chartan both graduated from Duke.

Indoor PR
High Jump – 1.96m (1/18/2019)

Outdoor PR
High Jump – 2.00m (3/29/2019)

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