Ben Pratt
Ben Pratt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Macomb, Ill.

High School:
Macomb

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
11/13/1989

2009-10: (Indoor): Finished second in the long jump at the Redbird Open with a mark of 22-01.00 ... took third place in the long jump at the Indiana State Dual with a mark of 21-10.75 ... set a career-best mark of 22-03.00 in the long jump at the Iowa State Classic for 24th place ... finished 13th at the MVC Indoor Championships in the long jump with a 21-08.25 ... took second place at the Early Bird Open in the triple jump with a distance of 46-01.25 ... was 12th in the triple jump at the Meyo Invitational with a leap of 46-03.50 ... set a career-best record in the triple jump at the Iowa State Classic with a mark of 47-01.50. (Outdoor): Finished second in the triple jump at the Lenny Lyles Invite with a leap of 45-07.00 ...sat out most of the season due to a hamstring injury.

2008-09: (Indoor): Jumped a season-best 22-3.50 in the long jump for a 15th-place finish at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships ... was fifth in the triple jump at the EIU Friday Night Special with a jump of 45-10.5. (Outdoor): Finished eighth in the triple jump with a season-best distance of 47-0.75 at the Valley Outdoor Championships ... 4x100-meter relay finished sixth at the championships.

At Macomb HS: A three-time Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class A Track and Field qualifier ... at the 2008 state meet won the triple jump, was the runner-up in the long jump and placed eighth in the 110-meter hurdles ... held personal-bests and school records in the triple jump (47-01.25), long jump (22-09.50) and 110-meter hurdles (14.7 seconds) ... placed second at the 2007 IHSA State Meet in the triple jump (45-05.50) and seventh in the long jump (22-01.50) ... placed seventh at the 2006 state meet in the triple jump ... qualified for the 2006 state meet in the 110-meter hurdles ... two-time sectional and a state qualifier in golf ... member of the basketball team all four years.

Personal: Born 11/13/89 ... son of Robert Pratt and Lisa Ault ... has two brothers, Bryan and David ... Bryan competed in track and field at Illinois and David plays football at Northern Illinois ... major is undeclared.