Ben Kraemer - Men's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Ben Kraemer

Class Freshman
Hometown Deerfield, Ill.
High School Deerfield
Major Human and Organizational Development

As a Freshman (2020)
• Competed and finished sixth for the Commodores at all four Fall meets
• Sixth on team and 105th overall (27:35.7) at SEC Championships (Oct. 30)
• Sixth on team and 87th overall (26:31.51) at Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)
• Sixth on team and 27th overall (26:31.4) at Gans Creek Classic (Oct. 3)
• Made collegiate debut at Commodore Classic (Sept. 19) and finished sixth on the team and 35th overall (26:51.8)

The Kraemer File
• Four-year letterwinner at Deerfield under head coach Scott Friedlander
• Two-time Central Suburban League Cross Country All-Conference (2018, 2019)
• 2019 cross country team MVP as voted by his teammates
• Personal bests in high school included 4:34 (1,600 meters), 9:59 (3,200 meters), 15:13 (3-mile)
• Illinois State Scholar
• Central Suburban League All-Academic
• Also played baseball as a freshman
• Son of Beth Kraemer and Daniel Kraemer
• Has an older brother, Jake