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  Benjamin Hatch
Benjamin Hatch

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tipton, Pa.

High School:
Bellwood-Antis

Last College:
IUP

Position:
Mid-Distance

02/17/2013

Spratling, Nkanata and Lawrence Earn Big East Titles on Day Two of Big East Championships

Spratling runs the world's fasest 500 meter dash time

01/09/2013

Men's Track & Field Ranked Preseason No. 25

Panthers the only Big East team ranked in Top-25

12/11/2012

Recapping Pitt's Dominant Performance at Kent State

Pitt owns some of the nation's fastest times

12/08/2012

Panthers End Golden Flash Gala in Great Fashion

Pitt resums action in 2013

12/08/2012

Panthers End Golden Flash Gala in Great Fashion

Pitt resums action in 2013

Top Performances: 400M-49.22, 500M-1:05.44, 600M-1:23.11, 800M-1:52.23, 1,500M-3:59.51, mile-4:34.88

2012-2013 Indoor: Competed at the Nittany Lion Challenge in the men's 600M run with a posted time of 1:21.51, placing in fifth...finished seventh in the men's 800M run with a time of 1:58.80 at the Tiffin Carnival...competed at the Penn State National in the men's 800M run witha posted time of 1:56.76...Part of the 4x800 meter relay team that placed fifth at the Big East Championships.
2012-13 Outdoor: Ran in the men's 800M, 1500M,and 4x400 at the Charlotte 49er

2011-12Indoor:A member of the 4x800 relay that took second place at the Big East Championships.
Cross Country: Ran a 28:38.42 at the Cappy Anderson Invitational to finish 30th...competed in the Leopard Invitational with a time of 30:08.60...finished 117th at the Big East Championships with a time of 28:39.20.

2010-11 Indoor: Member of the third place 4x800M relay at the Big East Indoor Championships (7:31.0)...set a career best in the 800M run with a time of 1:52.2 in the IC4A Championships...finished seventh in the 4x800M relay at the same event...won the 400M dash at the Akron Invitational...recorded a career-best time of 1:05.4 in the 500M dash at the Great Dane Classic.
2011-12 Outdoor: Registered a top-five finish as a member of the 4x800M relay at the Big East Outdoor Championships...posted a career best in the 1,500M run at the Charlotte 49ers Classic (3:59.5).
Cross Country: Placed 88th at the Duquesne Duals running a 28:29...posted a 28:07 time at the Paul Short Invitational...ran a 30:49.20 at the CMU Invitational.

2008-09 (at IUP): Won the PSAC outdoor title in the 800M run (1:51.84) to qualify for nationals...was a member of the third-place 4x400M relay (3:22.20) at the PSAC indoor meet...a member of the 400M relay team that finished second at the conference meet (40.87).

High School: Track team won districts in 200M...a three-time 800M run district champion...400M dash district champion in 2008...was named all-state three times in track...also a four-time cross country all-star and three-time basketball all-star...competed at the Nike Indoor Nationals and went to the NCAA Division II National Championships in the 800M run.

Personal: Born on December 19, 1989...son of Brian Hatch and Julie Aposhian...has two siblings, Adam and Jordan...enrolled in the College of Business Administration and pursuing a general management major.