Ben Wollenslegel
Ben  Wollenslegel


Clyde, Ohio

High School:





T&F Women Take Runner-Up Finish at American Indoor Meet

Four more crowns captured on the final day of competition by Bearcats


Bearcats Student-Athletes Continue to Excel in the Classroom


Conference-Best 273 Bearcats Named American Athletic All-Academic

Cincinnati led the league for the second year in a row and increased its total by 28


Another Semester in the Books, More Records for Bearcats Student-Athletes


T&F: Two Records Fall, Two Earn All-Conference on Day Two

Woodall, Lee break school records while McBride (second), Bloom (third) earn All-AAC

15 Bearcats Strong

QUICK NOTES: Returning all-conference honoree after placing third in first indoor heptathlon… double point scorer as he also placed in the outdoor decathlon in 2016.

2015-16 SEASONS
2016 OUT (JR): Placed eighth in the decathlon at the American Athletic Conference Championships, gutting out 4,381 points despite an injury… took part in two other meets on the season, including the decathlon at the Lyle/Wood Invitational and individual events at the Hurricane Twilight… capped the year earning American Athletic Conference All-Academic honors.
2016 IN (SO*): Competed in his first indoor heptathlon at the American Athletic Conference Championships and placed third overall with 4,857 points, the sixth-best total in program history… recorded marks in all seven individual events that rank among the program’s heptathlon Top 10, including the second-best heptathlon high jump clearance (1.99m/6-06.25) and the third-best 60m hurdles time (7.42)… competed in the high jump in three other meets with a then-season-best 1.95m (6-04.75) clearance at the Indiana Relays… his heptathlon high jump mark is also a career indoor best.

2014-15 SEASONS
2015 OUT (SO): Scored team points at the American Outdoor Championships with his personal-best clearance of 2.01m (6-07.00) to place eighth overall… opened the year with a personal-best leap of 6.34m (20-09.75) in the long jump… competed in the 110m high hurdles twice and as a member of the 4x400m relay once.
2015 IN (FR*): Did not compete.

2013-14 SEASONS
2014 OUT (FR): Cleared a personal-best 1.95m (6-04.75) in the high jump to finish 12th at the American Outdoor Championships… recorded marks in the high jump in three meets, improving his top clearance each time… helped the 4x400m relay to a third-place finish at the USF Collegiate.
2014 IN (FR): Redshirted.

High School: Four-time state qualifier in the high jump and once in long jump...finished eighth at state in high jump in 2013...two-time District high jump champion...three-time conference high jump champion...also played four years of football and basketball...valedictorian.

Personal: Born Jan. 7, 1995...son of Mark and Mary Wollenslegel...has two siblings.

Personal Bests – Indoor
Heptathlon – 4,857 points (American Indoor Championships – 2/28-2/29/16) – UC #6
60m – 7.42 (American Indoor Championships – 2/28/16) – UC Hep #8
60mH – 8.90 (American Indoor Championships – 2/29/16) – UC Hep #3
1,000m – 2:56.33 (American Indoor Championships – 2/29/16) – UC Hep #8
High Jump – 1.99m/6-06.25 (American Indoor Championships – 2/28/16) – UC Hep #2
Long Jump – 6.38m/20-11.25 (American Indoor Championships – 2/28/16) – UC Hep #9
Pole Vault – 4.05m/13-03.50 (American Indoor Championships – 2/29/16) – UC Hep #7
Shot Put – 11.12m/36-05.75 (American Indoor Championships – 2/28/16) – UC Hep #6

Personal Bests – Outdoor
Decathlon – 4,381 points (American Outdoor Championships – 5/12-5/13/16)
100m – 11.70 (American Outdoor Championships – 5/12/16)
110mH – 16.44 (Alabama Relays – 3/21/14)
   110mH Dec – 16.57 (American Outdoor Championships – 5/13/16)
400m – 51.21 (American Outdoor Championships – 5/12/16)
1,500m - NT
High Jump – 2.01m/6-07.00 (American Outdoor Championships – 5/16/15)
   High Jump Dec – 1.86m/6-01.25 (Lyle/Wood Invitational – 4/23/16)
Long Jump – 6.43m/21-01.25 (American Outdoor Championships – 5/12/16)
Pole Vault – 4.30m/14-01.25 (Hurricane Twilight – 3/25/16)
   Pole Vault Dec – NH
Shot Put – 10.85m/35-07.25 (American Outdoor Championships – 5/12/16)
Discus – 27.68m/90-10 (American Outdoor Championships – 5/13/16)
Javelin - NM
* If best mark is not attained in a multi-event competition, next line will list the multi-event best