Ben Ford
Ben Ford
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Peru, N.Y.
High School: Peru
Event(s): Back/IM

SUNYACs 2016: Placed third in 400 IM (4:10.33) … fourth in 200 Butterfly (1:57.12) … fifth in 200 IM (1:56.42) … named Second Team All SUNYAC.

SUNYACs 2015: Finished 10th in the 200 IM with a time of 1:58.42 … finished third in the 400 IM with a time of 4:13.69 … placed fifth in the 200 backstroke with a finishing time of 1:58.67 … received All-Conference Second Team honors. 

SUNYACs 2014: Placed fifth in the 400 IM (4:16.83)...12th in the 100 backstroke (55.71)...and eighth in the 200 backstroke (2:02.94).

Geneseo Invitational 2013: Finished fourth in the 200 freestyle (1:55.04) and seventh in the 500 freestyle (5:17.96).

Prior to Geneseo: Swam for Ausable Valley Central High School and the Lake Champlain Waves.

Personal: Benjamin Lyle Ford was born in Peru, N.Y. ... parents are Chris and Ann ... has one brother James, who graduated from Geneseo in 2014 ... majors in physics ... enjoys kite-boarding and watching television ... started swimming in 7th grade ... completed an Ironman last summer in Lake Placid. 

2015-16 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 23.41 Geneseo Invitational 2/6/2016
200 Freestyle SCY 1:52.42 5th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/5/2015
1000 Freestyle SCY 10:25.28 University of Rochester v. SUN 1/22/2016
100 Backstroke SCY 55.75 Oswego at Geneseo 1/23/2016
200 Backstroke SCY 2:00.15 5th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/6/2015
100 Breaststroke SCY 1:02.89 University of Rochester v. SUN 1/22/2016
200 Breaststroke SCY 2:22.15 Westminster v. CMU v. SUNY Gen 1/16/2016
100 Butterfly SCY 54.90 Oswego at Geneseo 1/23/2016
200 Butterfly SCY 1:56.27 2016 SUNYAC Championships 2/20/2016
200 Individual Medley SCY 1:56.42 2016 SUNYAC Championships 2/18/2016
400 Individual Medley SCY 4:10.33 2016 SUNYAC Championships 2/19/2016

2014-15 Top Marks

100 Freestyle SCY 53.73 Geneseo Invitational 2/7/2015
200 Freestyle SCY 1:53.06 Ithaca College Invitational 12/6/2014
500 Freestyle SCY 5:10.07 Geneseo Invitational 2/7/2015
1000 Freestyle SCY 10:40.73 Hartwick-Ithaca-Geneseo-Hamilt 11/22/2014
100 Backstroke SCY 56.71 Ithaca College Invitational 12/6/2014
200 Backstroke SCY 1:58.67 SUNYAC Championships 2015 2/21/2015
100 Breaststroke SCY 1:05.78 CMU vs WEST vs GEN tri 1/17/2015
200 Breaststroke SCY 2:26.54 CMU vs WEST vs GEN tri 1/17/2015
100 Butterfly SCY 56.59 Canisius vs Geneseo 11/1/2014
200 Individual Medley SCY 1:58.42 SUNYAC Championships 2015 2/19/2015
400 Individual Medley SCY 4:13.69 SUNYAC Championships 2015 2/20/2015

2013-14 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 24.36 Buffalo State 2/1/2014
200 Freestyle SCY 1:56.79 Canisius vs Geneseo 11/2/2013
500 Freestyle SCY 5:11.56 Buffalo State 2/1/2014
1000 Freestyle SCY 10:56.00 Hartwick-Geneseo-Ithaca at Ham 11/23/2013
1650 Freestyle SCY 18:01.73 RIT NP 1/10/2014
100 Backstroke SCY 55.04 2014 SUNYAC Swimming & Diving 2/19/2014
200 Backstroke SCY 1:59.78 2014 SUNYAC Swimming & Diving 2/19/2014
100 Breaststroke SCY 1:09.15 MCC vs Geneseo 1/15/2014
100 Butterfly SCY 57.62 MCC vs Geneseo 1/15/2014
200 Individual Medley SCY 2:06.17 RIT NP 1/10/2014
400 Individual Medley SCY 4:16.59 2014 SUNYAC Swimming & Diving 2/19/2014

2012-13 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 25.21 Oswego vs. Geneseo 1/26/2013
100 Freestyle SCY 53.22 Geneseo - New Paltz - RIT 1/11/2013
200 Freestyle SCY 1:55.04 Geneseo Invitational 2/9/2013
500 Freestyle SCY 5:17.96 Geneseo Invitational 2/9/2013
1000 Freestyle SCY 10:58.57 Oswego vs. Geneseo 1/26/2013
100 Backstroke SCY 58.15 Geneseo Invitational 2/9/2013
200 Backstroke SCY 2:10.90 CMU vs. Westminster/Geneseo Tr 1/19/2013
400 Individual Medley SCY 4:40.80 Buffalo State 2/2/2013