Ben Absher
Ben Absher
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
High School: Christian Academy

2011-12: Three-year letterwinner ... currently holds W&L All-Time Top 10 performances in the 1000 free (9:57.13) and 1650 free (16:36.28)

2010-11: Swam to season-best times in the 1000 free (10:09.28) and 1650 free (17:03.05) at the BMC Championships ... recorded a season-best time of 2:07.90 in the 200 fly at the TCNJ Invite (Dec. 3-5) ... finished in second place while recording a top season time of 5:17.20 in the 500 free during a dual meet with Transylvania (10/29).

2009-10: Recorded a 14th-place finish in the 1000 free and the 400 IM at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships (2/17-20) ... finished second in the 100 free against Gettysburg (1/16) ... took the top spot in the 1000 free against Transylvania on Oct. 31 … claimed the 1000 free in a meet against Centre (10/17) ... finished fourth in the 100 free and sixth in the 500 free against Mary Washington (10/16).

2008-09: Finished eighth in the 1000 free and 1650 free at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference (BMC) championship … claimed the 1000 free in a meet against Gettysburg (1/17).

High school: Four-year letterwinner in swimming at Christian Academy … four-time regional finalist and state qualifier.

Personal: W&L Scholar-Athlete ... physics major.