Ben Hartinger
Ben Hartinger
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Escondido, CA
High School: San Pasqual HS
Events: Hurdles
Experience: 2V

2015 -- Ran the sixth-fastest 110-meter hurdles time in school history, 14.43 seconds, at the 33rd annual Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 28 (helping the Mustangs defeat both Pepperdine and CSU Bakersfield) ... went on to earn an all-conference accolade in the event at the Big West Championships on May 16, coming in third place with a finish of 14.53 seconds at UC Riverside ... also added wins at the Big West Double Dual competition on March 14 (at 14.45) and the Fresno State Twilight meet held in Clovis on March 24 (14.50).

2014 -- Had the team's second-best 110 hurdles time over the course of the season, 14.48 — tied for No. 6 in school history — at the ShareSLO Invitational on March 29 (when the Mustangs swept Fresno State, Bakersfield and Pepperdine) ... was seventh at the UC Irvine-hosted Spring Break Invitational on March 22, in 14.88, and then fourth at the Cal-Nevada Championships in La Jolla on April 4, at 14.84 ... added a win in the 400 hurdles at the Blue-Green Rivalry Dual Meet at home, at 54.78 (the whole team's fastest all season) on May 3.

Prep -- At San Pasqual High School in Escondido, established school records in the 110 hurdles (14.39 seconds) and 300 hurdles (38.44) ... advanced to the CIF State Championships in both events ... also played water polo for the Eagles ... belonged to the National Honor Society and was named the school's Male Student-Athlete of the Year.

Personal -- Born on Sept. 28, 1995 in Poway ... son of Doug and Cara ... has a brother, Sam, who's on the track and field team at Southern Oregon ... majors in civil engineering.