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Ben Bolinske
Position: Multiple Events
Height: 5'11"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Williston, N.D.
High School: Williston High School

Ben has excelled both in the pool and in the classroom as a member of the Jackrabbits … holds individual school records in the 50 freestyle (:20.26) and 100 freestyle (.44.96) … also ranks fourth in 200 freestyle (1:41.01) and fifth in 100 backstroke (:53.21) … member of school-record 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle and 200 medley relays … two-time member of Summit League All-Academic Team … also recognized on Summit League Honor Roll and Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence

2014-15
Finished as runner-up in the 50-yard freestyle at Summit League Championships to earn all-Summit League honors ... placed fifth in the 100 freestyle and added eighth-place finish in 200 freestyle at league meet … recorded nine individual event victories, including sweeping 50-meter and 100-meter races in dual at South Dakota … set SDSU pool record in 50 freestyle (:20.81) and tied for 100 freestyle title in dual against St. Cloud State … won both sprints in dual at Saint John’s (Minn.)

2013-14
Won four events as a sophomore ... broke five school records at the 2014 Summit League Conference Championships ... member of Summit League-champion 200 freestyle relay ... won the 50 free in dual at South Dakota ... posted 100 freestyle victories at Green Bay and twice against USD ... all-Summit League honoree

2012-13
Won nine events his freshman year, including four individual events … won first career event in the 50 freestyle in 21.38 seconds versus South Dakota ... part of the school-record 200 freestyle relay that placed third on Day 2 of the Summit League Championships (2/21) ... also finished eighth in the 50 freestyle and eighth in the 100 freestyle

BEFORE SDSU
2012 WDA Senior Athlete of the Year ... state champion in the 100 freestyle...four-time first-team all-state member

2014-15 TOP TIMES
50 Freestyle: :20.26, at Summit League Championships (2/18-21) [SR]
100 Freestyle: :44.96, at Summit League Championships (2/18-21) [SR]
200 Freestyle: 1:41.01, at Summit League Championships (2/18-21)
100 Backstroke: :57.02, at Saint John’s (Minn.) (11/21-22)
100 Breaststroke: 1:05.56, at Saint John’s (Minn.) (11/21-22)

SCHOOL RECORDS:
- 50 Freestyle: 20.26 (2014 at 2015 Summit League Championships)
- 100 Freestle: 44.96 (2014 at 2015 Summit League Championships)
- 200 Freestyle Relay: 1:22.31 (at 2014 Summit League Championships)
- 400 Freestyle Relay: 3:01.77 (at 2015 Summit League Championships)
- 200 Medley Relay: 1:32.11 (at 2015 Summit League Championships)