Columbia Track and Field BIO
 Benjamin Ritz

2013-14: Finished the 8K at the Princeton XC Invitational in 24:51 for a season best.

High School: Ritz was named first team all-state in cross country in both 2011 and 2012 seasons. He is also a two-time first team INTER-AC League honoree in outdoor track and was named first team All-INTER-AC in Cross Country in 2011. Ritz finished as the runner-up in the 3200m at the PAISSA State Championships in 3200m and the runner-up at the Cross country PAISSA State Championships.

Position: Middle Distance
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Jenkintown, Pa.
High School: Germantown Academy
College: CC