Ben Herbster
Ben Herbster
Height: 6-5
Weight: 225
Year: R-SO
Hometown: Westfield, N.J.
High School: Westfield
Position: RHP
Major: Kinesiology

2015 (Freshman)

  • Did not appear in any games.

High School

  • Was a pitcher/first baseman at Westfield High School.
  • Captained his team as a senior.
  • Also competed in track & field and basketball.
  • Allowed just 30 hits over 45 innings while recording 55 strikeouts, three saves and a pair of wins.
  • Helped lead his team to a sectional title in 2013 and a county championship in 2014.

Personal 

  • Born September 7, 1997.
  • Son of Anne and Bill Herbster.
  • Has an older brother, Alex.
  • His grandfather, Gerald Herbster, was a member of the baseball and men's basketball teams at Susquehana University.
  • Favorite athlete is Jacob DeGrom.
  • Favorite teams are the New York Mets and New York Giants.
  • Hobbies include frisbeem basketball and golf.
  • Chose to attend URI over VCU, Radford, Rutgers and Rowan.
  • Selected Rhode Island because of the coaches, the campus and academics.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.