Ben Doiron
Ben Doiron
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westfield, Mass.
High School: Westfield

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2018-19
Cross Country - Was a consistent top-three finisher for the Eagles during his senior campaign ... Finished third for the squad, 31st overall at the Bison Open (8/31) to open the season before taking the helm for AU at the Spiked Shoe Invitational (9/7), leading the team with a 22nd-place overall finish in 26:42.60 on the 8400m course ... Ran a season-best time of 25:07.70 over 8000m at the Princeton Invitational (10/12), finishing 48th overall ... Was second on the team, 24th overall, at the Patriot League Championships (10/27) ... Closed the season at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, once again finishing in second for the team, 99th overall, in 33:19.30 on the 10k course.

Indoor Track - Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Ran in two meets during the indoor season, opening with a 5k at the Patriot Games (1/25) and closing with a 3k at the VMI Winter Relays (2/8).

Outdoor Track - Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Opened the season with a third-place finish in the 5k at the Shamrock Invitational (3/14) ... Followed that with a season-best 4:02.28 over 1500m at the Navy Spring Invitational (3/30), placing seventh in the field ... Ran a season-best 14:49.70 in the 5k at the Colonial Relays (4/4) ... Ended with a 13th-place finish in the 5k with a time of 14:49.89 at the Patriot League Championships (5/3).

2017-18
Cross Country - Second Team All-Patriot League ... Led the team in two meets during his junior campaign, and finished within the top five for the remaining four ... Paced the field in the season opener at the Mount St. Mary's 5k Duals (9/1) with a winning time of 15:16.60 ... Was fourth overall, second for the Eagles, at the Navy Invitational (9/9), navigating the 8k course with a new PR of 24:51.90 ... Was back at the helm for the team at the Paul Short Run (9/29), hitting yet another PR with a 24:26.80 finish for 50th overall ... Earned Second Team All-Patriot League with a 14th-place finish at the PL Championships (10/28) in 24:50.30 ... Closed the season at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships (11/10) where he finished in 129th overall in 33:04.10 for 10k.

Indoor Track - Second Team All-Patriot League (4x800m relay) ... Placed second in his first meet out, finishing in 15:05.26 in the 5k at the Navy Invitational (12/2) ... Focused the majority of the season on the 3k, running under his previous PR in all three meets ... His final PR of 8:28.81 came at the Camel City Invitational (2/2) where he placed ninth overall ... Led the field at the Patriot Games (1/27), crossing in 8:41.83 for 3k ... Closed the season at the Patriot League Championships (2/17) where he was 14th in 8:34.68.

Outdoor Track - Opened the season with a first-place finish in the 3k (8:29.53) at the Shamrock Invitational (3/15) ... Earned another event win at the George Mason Spring Invitational (4/14), this time in the 5k where he paced the field in 14:52.05 ... Ran a season-best in the event at the Raleigh Relays (3/30), crossing in 14:41.19 ... Closed the season as a member of the fourth-place 4x800m relay team (7:40.08) and a 13th-place individual finish in the 5k at the Patriot League Championships (5/4). 

2016-17
Cross Country - Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Scored for AU in each of his four meets ... Was second for the Eagles in the season opener, crossing in third overall at the Mount St. Mary's Duals (9/2) in 15:45.10 over 5000m ... Hit a new 8000m run personal record at the Panorama Farms Invitational (9/23), finishing in 56th overall and second for AU ... Was fifth for American, 134th overall, at the Princeton Invitational (10/15) ... Closed his season at the Patriot League Championships (10/29), navigating the 8000m course in 26:23.40 for 44th overall, third for AU.

Indoor Track - Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Raced primarily in the mile during the indoor season ... Started off with a 3000m run finish, though, crossing in 9:25.49 for fourth in the field at the Navy Invitational (12/3) ... Crossed in sixth for his first mile of the season, timing through in 4:34.06 at the Navy Meet (1/13) ... Was third at the Patriot Games (1/28) with a new personal record of 4:18.64 ... Finished in 4:25.15 for 28th in the mile run field at the Camel City Invitational (2/3) ... Closed the season at the Last Chance Meet (2/26), finishing fourth overall in the mile in 4:20.08.

Outdoor Track - Patriot League Champion (4x800m relay) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Opened up the outdoor season at the Navy Invitational (3/25), taking fourth in the 1500m run with a final time of 3:58.80 ... Was a member of the third-place 4x1500m relay squad at the Colonial Relays (3/30) ... Hit a season's best 3:54.04 for 1500m at the George Mason Spring Invitational (4/8), taking 23rd overall ... Was runner-up in the 5000m run at the Hopkins Invitational (4/14), timing through in 15:07.01 ... Hit a new personal record in the 5000m run the following weekend, taking 15th overall at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/21) in 14:30.33 ... Was a member of the fifth-place DMR team at the Penn Relays (4/27), helping them to the sixth-fastest time in program history (9:55.18) ... Helped the men's 4x800m relay to yet another Patriot League title with their 7:34.64 finish, the No. 8 time in school history ... Was tenth as an individual at the Patriot League Championships (5/5) with his 14:50.65 finish in the 5000m run.

2015-16
Cross Country - Opened up his American University career at the Mount St. Mary's Duals, crossing in 16:23.30 for the 5000m course (11th) ... Improved on that time with a 16:10.90 performance, taking seventh at the DCXC Invitational ... Had a season's best time of 26:06.90 for 8000m at the Lehigh Paul Short Run.

Indoor Track - Ran in four meets during the indoor season, starting with a seventh-place finish in the Navy Invitational 1500m (4:13.36) ... Was second across the line in the mile at the Father Diamond meet ... Closed the regular season at the Terrapin Invitational with a third-place effort in the 3000m run (8:49.22) ... Was a member of the third-place DMR team at the Patriot League Championships (10:01.47).

Outdoor Track - Opened the season at the Coach O Coastal Carolina Invitational, where he was a member of the third-place 4x800m team ... Also competed individually at Coastal Carolina, crossing in 4:03.82 in the 1500m ... Earned his first individual win at the Maryland Invitational, leading the 3000m field in 8:36.76 ... Improved on his 1500m time steadily throughout the season, finishing in 3:59.88 at the Spring Invitational (10th), 3:54.40 at the Hopkins Loyola Invitational (3rd), and 3:52.34 at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier (35th) ... Was a member of the fourth-place 4x800m team at the Patriot League Championships (7:34.04), and placed 14th individually in the 1500m (4:02.69).