Benjamin Ezike
Benjamin Ezike
Year: FR
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
High School: Susan E. Wagner
Position: Jumps

2012-13 (FRESHMAN): OUTDOOR: Finished sixth in the long jump (23’2) at the Atlantic 10 Championship… Won the long jump (21’10) at Holy Cross… Reached a distance of 47’7.75 in the triple jump for second place at the UConn Classic… Finished seventh in the long jump (6.77m) at the Mason Spring Invitational… At the Sam Howell Invitational, finished fifth in the triple jump (46’1.5) and sixth in the long jump (21’10.25)… Finished fourth in the long jump (23’0.5) and in the triple jump (43’11.75) at the UConn Invitational. 

INDOOR:
Finished seventh in the long jump (6.84m) and eighth in the triple jump (13.51m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship… Placed second in the triple jump (45’5) and fourth in the long jump (21’5.25) at the Coaches Tribute Invitational… Finished fourth in the triple jump (47’1.75) at the Terrier Invitational… Was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week for his showing at the Sorlien Invitational… Finished second in the long jump (21’10) and the triple jump (46’9) at the Sorlien Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended Susan E Wagner H.S… Member of the football and track & field team… Named All-American… Chosen All-State for football and track & field.

PERSONAL: Born October 12, 1994… Son of Robert and Judith Ezike… Has two brothers, Saidu and Robert… Lists favorite athlete as Will Claye… Follows the Miami Heat and the Philadelphia Eagles… Plans on working for the FBI in the future…. Majoring in Criminal Justice.