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

2014-15 (JUNIOR):

OUTDOOR:

Mark Young Yale Invitational - Finished second in the long jump, (6.96m), and the triple jump, (14.45m).

INDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Championship - Placed sixth in the triple jump, (13.54m), and seventh in the long jump, (6.58m).

David Hemery Valentine Invitational - Finished fifth in the triple jump, (14.80m), and 21st in the long jump, (6.51m).

Sorlien Memorial Invitational - Finished fourth in the long jump, (6.78m).

NYC Gotham Cup - Finished 13th in the long jump, (6.76m).

Jay Carisella Invitational - Placed third in the triple jump, (14.46m).

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE):

OUTDOOR: Did not compete.

INDOOR: 

Atlantic 10 Championship - Finished first in the long jump, (7.21m).

Won the Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week Award on Feb. 17.

Armory Winter Games - Finished second in the long jump, (7.23m), and third in the triple jump, (14.75m).

URI Coaches' Coed Invitational - Finished fifth in the long jump, (6.71m).

Terrier Classic - Finished fifth in the triple jump, (14.44m).

Sorlien Invitational - Finished first in the long jump, (6.78m), and first in the triple jump, (14.04m).

2012-13 (FRESHMAN):

OUTDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship - Finished sixth in the long jump, (23’2).

Holy Cross Men's Meet - Won the long jump, (21’10).

UConn Classic - Reached a distance of 47’7.75 in the triple jump, good for second place.

Mason Spring Invitational - Finished seventh in the long jump, (6.77m).

Sam Howell Invitational - Finished fifth in the triple jump, (46’1.5), and sixth in the long jump (21’10.25).

UConn Invitational - Finished fourth in the long jump, (23’0.5), and in the triple jump, (43’11.75).

INDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship - Finished seventh in the long jump, (6.84m), and eighth in the triple jump, (13.51m).

Coaches' Tribute Invitational - Placed second in the triple jump, (45’5), and fourth in the long jump, (21’5.25).

Terrier Invitational - Finished fourth in the triple jump, (47’1.75).

Sorlien Invitational - Finished second in the long jump, (21’10), and the triple jump, (46’9).

Was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week for his showing 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.