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Northwest Bearcats Player Bio

Ben Chappell

Height: 5-7
Weight: 130

Class: Senior
Hometown: St. Joseph, Mo.
Major: Economics


Cross Country: Competed in all six meets ... posted a top 8K time of 26:31.20 at Nebraska-Kearney's Loper Open (10/11) ... placed 32nd at the MIAA Championship Meet with an 8K time of 27:07.71 ... placed 67th at the regional meet with a 10K mark of 33:51.1

Indoor Season: Did not compete

Outdoor Season: Ran an outdoor season-best time of 16:37.66 in the 5,000-meters at the Missouri Relays (3/27)


Cross Country: Top Bearcat finisher in every meet this season ... named MIAA Runner of the Week Oct. 8 after placing 44th (11th among non-Division I/unattached runners) at the Christian Brothers Brooks Twilight Classic ... best finishing place was ninth at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Run ... earned All-MIAA Honorable Mention honors with a 15th-place finish at the MIAA Championship

Indoor Season: Competed in the 5,000-meter run and posted a top time of 15:48.60 at the Iowa State Open (1/26)

Outdoor Season: Competed in the 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs ... top 5,000 time was 16:07.69 at Simpson's Kip Janvrin Open (4/25) ... top 10,000 time was 33:20.84 at the Kansas Relays (4/17)

2006-07 (West Valley College)

High School

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Personal Bio

Son of Steve Chappell ... born Mar. 10, 1983

Career Highs

5000m Simpson's Kip Janvrin Open 4/25/08 16:07.69
10000m Kansas Relays 4/17/08 33:20.84
3000m Central Missouri Classic 2/19/10 10:14.49
5000m Iowa State Open 1/26/08 15:48.60
Cross Country
8K Christian Bros. Brooks Invitational 10/6/07 25:54.51
10K NCAA South Central Regional 11/3/07 33:08.7