Ben Shearer - Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Ben Shearer

R-Fr. | 6-0 | Distance | The Woodlands, Texas | The Woodlands Christian Academy

Arkansas Highlights

  • 2022 SEC Silver | Distance Medley Relay
  • 2022 SEC Indoor 4th | 3,000m

Outdoor: did not compete for the Razorbacks during season.

Indoor: Finished fourth in SEC 3,000m with a career best time of 7:54.94 … Ran opening leg of 1,200m (2:56.66) silver medal distance medley relay (9:31.57) in conference meet … Opened season with a 2:27.25 in 1,000m at Arkansas Invitational … Posted a 7:55.37 in 3,000m debut at Razorback Invitational … Finished third in mile at Tyson Invitational with a career best 4:00.18 … Debut race at 800m produced 1:51.57 for ninth at Arkansas Qualifier.

2021 – Cross Country: did not compete for the Razorbacks during season.

2021 graduate of The Woodlands Christian Academy … Coached by Tom Earle as well as Dan Green during his senior season … TAPPS state cross country champion as a junior and senior while team claimed four consecutive state team titles … Triple TAPPS state champion at 800m, 1,600m and 3,200m in 2021 … During 2019 season, finished as runner-up in those three events at TAPPS state meet … In 2021, won the 1,600m in a PR of 4:08.68 at Texas Distance Festival … Runner-up in mile with a PR of 4:07.40 at RunningLane Track Championships … Also, runner-up in 2 Mile with a PR of 8:48.90 at NSAF USA Meet of Champions … Among 2021 national high school list, ranked fifth in 3,000m, 10th in two-mile and 14th in mile.

HS best marks: 1:53.88 (800m), 4:08.58 (1,600m), 4:07.40 (Mile), 9:06.20 (3,200m), 8:48.90 (2 Mile)
Indoor: 4:19.05 (Mile)
XC: 14:39.6 (5k)

Benjamin David Shearer was born December 15, 2002, in The Woodlands, Texas … Son of Lance and Leah Shearer … Has four older siblings, Luke, Logan, Hannah, and Josh, who is a member of the Arkansas track and field team … Father played baseball at Concordia University in Austin, Texas … Majoring in Mechanical Engineering with career plans to become an engineer … Favorite athlete is Craig Engels … Person most admires is his father … Can make a good cheesecake … Chose Arkansas since it has an amazing program, team, and facilities.

Ben Shearer | Career Stats


  • 800m | 1:51.57
  • Mile | 4:00.18
  • 3,000m | 7:54.94


  • 800m | 1:53.88 (HS)
  • Mile | 4:07.40 (HS)