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Ben McBride
Ben McBride

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fannett, Texas

High School:
Hamshire-Fannett HS

Height:
5-9

Experience:
2L

CC Fall, 2005: Ran in all five cross country meets during the fall ... Had two top 10 finish, placing third at the Lamar/McNeese State Dual Meet and seventh at the Northwestern State All Comers Meet... Placed 32nd at the SLC Championships with an 8,000-meter time of 27:36.

2004-05 (So.): Competed in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, 3,000 meter run and the 1,500 meter during the outdoor season ... Placed eighth at the Southland Conference Outdoor Championship in the 3,000 meter steeplechase ... Posted a best time of 9:44.71 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, good for fourth place at the LSU Tiger Relays ... Ran a season best time of 9:03.66 in the 3,000 meters at the York Relays ... Competed in the 3,000 and 5,000 during the indoor season ... Ran a best of 9:02.58 in the 3,000 meters at the Hyatt Regency Invitational ... Ran a best of 16:04.61 in the 5,000 meters at the Leonard Hamilton Memorial Meet.

CC Fall, 2004: Ran in all six cross country meets during the fall ... Had one top 10 finish at the Lamar/McNeese State Dual Meet ... Placed 36th at the SLC Championships with an 8,000-meter time of 26:33 ... Helped Cardinals to a third-place finish at SLC Meet.

2003-04 (Fr.): Top 1,500-meter time was 4:24.52 for fifth at the Ty Terrell Relays ... Also turned in a 9:45.43 for ninth in the 3,000 at the same meet ... Best 3,000-meter steeplechase showing was 13th with a time of 10:29.20 at the Runsport/Rice Twilight Meet ... Recorded a 16:50.89 in the 5K at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Best indoor mile time was 4:48.02 at the UH/RunSport All-Comers Meet ... Also had season-best time of 9:37.15 in the 3,000 meters (Houston Indoor Invitational) and 17:15.90 in the 5K (LSU Purple Tiger Invitational) ... Ran in six of seven meets during cross country season ... Top finish was an 11th-place showing at the Lamar-McNeese Dual Meet ... Placed 57th at the SLC Championships, covering the 8,000-meter course in 29:49.90.

High School: Member of three-time regional qualifying cross country team at Hamshire-Fannett HS ... Team also won three district titles ('00, '01, '03) ... Placed seventh in regional in 2002 with 5,000-meter time of 18:19.00.

Personal: Major is mechanical engineering ... Enjoys football and baseball ... Was high school salutatorian ... Born on July 13, 1985, in Beaumont ... Son of Delphine Landry.

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