Men's Track & Field

Benjamin Halpin
Benjamin Halpin
Year: Junior
Hometown: Danvers, MA
High School: St. John's Prep
Position: Distance

2013-14 Indoor: Ran a personal best in both the 3,000 meter and 5,000 meter distances … Finished 12th at the Joe Donahue Games running the 3,000 meters in 8:40.89 … Ran the 5,000 meters at the BU Valentine Invitational in 15:13.81.

2012-13: Competed in the 5000m at the New Balance Boston Twilight Meet, finishing 21st…Placed 26th in the 3000m at the URI Coaches Tribute Invitational

Before Brown: A graduate of St. John’s Prep High School, Benjamin Halpin lettered in track and cross country and also played on the men’s ice hockey team… Served as captain of the cross country team and led his team to win the Catholic Conference Championship for three consecutive years… Named Catholic Conference MVP, St. John’s Prep MVP, a Salem (MA) News Cross Country All-Star, and to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic Cross Country Team… Member of National Honor Society, Headmaster’s List, Principal’s List, and Honor Roll (8 semesters)… Also a member of the Chamber Orchestra

Personal: Benjamin (Ben) Halpin, son of John Halpin and Dorothy Elkin, enjoys playing the violin… Undecided on his concentration. 

Personal Records:
8000m: 27:22
5000m: 15:26.39
3200m: 9:28
3000m: 9:17.48
1600m: 4:27