Ben McKinzie
Ben McKinzie


Clinton, Md.

High School:



ECU Wins Five Events in Season Opener at Christopher Newport

Tynita Butts earns NCAA qualifying mark in high jump


Track And Field Dominates At Charlotte

Pirates Post 13 Event Titles in Queen City


Track And Field Opens Outdoor Campaign At Wake Forest

Freshman Kayla Padgett wins first career outdoor event title

2012-13 Track & Field: Ran in the men's indoor 60-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 300-meter dash, 400-meter dash and 4x400-meter relay...Competed in the 60-meter dash at the Christopher Newport Invite and recorded a time of 7.02...Placed ninth at the SPIRE Invitational in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.09...Earned a third-place finish after recording a time of 34.92 in the 300-meter dash at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Finished fourth at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 49.97 in the 400-meter dash...Was part of a 4x400-meter relay squad that placed third in the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 3:16.39...Competed in the outdoor 200-meter, 400-meter dash, 4x200-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay, and sprint medley relay...Recorded a career-best time of 21.81 in the 200-meter dash at the 49er Classic to finish in the top-15...Notched a personal-best time of 48.10 in the 400-meter dash at the C-USA Outdoor Championships for a sixth-place finish...Was part of a 4x200-meter relay squad that won the Penn Relays with a time of 1:25.10...Helped lead the 4x400-meter relay team to a second-place finish at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:13.82...Was a part of the sprint medley relay team that recorded a time of 3:23.01 for an 11th-place finish at the Penn Relays.

2011-12 Track & Field: Competed in the Indoor 300-meter dash, 400-meter dash and 4x400-meter relays...Recorded a time of 35.32 in his only 300-meter dash meet of the season for an 11th-place finish at the Virginia Tech Invite...Tallied a career-best time of 49.63 in the 400-meter dash at the SPIRE Invitational to finish 11th...Ran anchor in the men's 4x400-meter relay at the C-USA Indoor Championships for a fourth-place finish with a time of 3:14.61...Participated in the Outdoor 400-meter dash...Earned a third-place finish at the Quad Meet with a 400-meter dash time of 49.11...Notched a career-best time of 48.83 at North Carolina for a sixth-place finish in the 400-meter dash.

2010-11 Track & Field: Recorded five performances in the outdoor 400-meter dash...Placed eighth in the 400 at the Quad Meet...Ran in the 200, 300 and 400-meter events a total of four times during the indoor season.

High School: Earned two varsity letters and served as a team captain for Largo High School...Helped the Lions to a county championship in 2008 and district titles in 2009 and 2010...Also lettered in cross country from 2007-10...Has two state titles (300m and 500m) and a runner-up finish (400m) on his resume.

Personal: Born Ben McKinzie, Jr., on February 20, 1992 in Washington, D.C...Son of Mary and Ben McKinzie, Sr...Majoring in information technology with a minor in business administration.