Ben Ryer - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Ben Ryer

Fr./RS Fr. | 5-10 | Throws | Flower Mound, Texas | Marcus HS

Freshman (2021)
Outdoor: Competed unattached in the hammer, throwing 178-6 (54.42) to place ninth at John McDonnell Invitational.

Indoor: Debut season in the weight throw produced a best of 53-0 3/4 (16.17) in placing eighth at Razorback Invitational … First competition had a mark of 49-7 3/4 (15.12) to place seventh at Arkansas Invitational … Placed eighth at Wooo Pig Classic (48-1 3/4 | 14.67) and matched that distance placing 11th at Arkansas Qualifier … Hit a mark of 52-11 1/2 (16.14) to place 10th at Tyson Invitational.

High School
2020 graduate of Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas … Competed in track and field four years, lettered in three … Produced best mark of 155-0 in discus as runner-up in 2019 Marcus Invitational … Top mark in shortened 2020 season was 147-6 for third place in Lewisville Goldsmith Relays.

Benjamin David Ryer was born March 7, 2020 in Denton, Texas … Hometown is Flower Mound, Texas … Son of David Ryer and Gwendolyn Chasteen … Has two siblings, Nicholas and Alexis … Father member of track and field team at Arizona State, competed in hammer throw … Majoring in Business Finance … Career plan is to work in financial field … Ambition is to compete in Olympics and eventually start a family … Favorite athlete is Sergey Litvinov, a three-time finalist in World Championships hammer … Person he most admires is his father … Loves to do things outdoors, like fishing and hunting … Chose Arkansas since its in a great location with a great track and field team, along with a good business program, and his brother.

Ben Ryer | Career Stats

Career best marks


Weight | 53-0 ¾ (16.17)


Hammer | 178-6 (54.42)