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Ben Orozco
  Ben Orozco


Kanopolis, Kan.

High School:
Ellsworth HS



Freshman - 2000-01: (Cross Country) Ran in six meets, finishing as one of the squad's top runners in all six . . . led the team at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree . . . recorded one top-five finish, fifth at the Hurricane Festival, and one top-20 finish, 19th at the Sports World/Missouri Southern Stampede . . . posted the team's second best time for a four-mile meet with a 20:40 performance at the Hurricane Festival . . . (Indoor) Competed in the mile run, 3,000m and 5,000m . . . finished 10th in the 3,000m and 9th in the 5,000m at the WAC Indoor Championships . . . (Outdoor) Ran the 1,500m, 3,000m and 5,000m . . . posted the squad's second fastest time for the 5,000m with a time of 15:41.02.

High School: Was a two-time state champion in both cross country and the 3200m at Ellsworth High School . . . was a state runner-up in the 800m and 1600m . . . finished fourth in the state for the 1600m as a junior. . . helped lead his high school squad to four league titles . . . also earned four letters in wrestling . . . went undefeated in wrestling as a senior . . . was a two-time wrestling state champion.

Personal: Biology major . . . son of Pete and Bonnie Orozco . . . born May 10, 1982.