Ben Barton
Michigan United States
Last School
Birmingham Seaholm High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Ed and Cindy
  • Has five siblings (Liz, Mike, Rob, Dave and Andrew)
  • Major: Undecided
  • Also enjoys playing football and basketball
  • Also recruited by Michigan and Michigan State

Before BYU

  • Runner-up in both the 300m hurdles and high jump at the 2018 MHSAA DI State Championships
  • H.S. Personal Bests: 14.62 (100m hurdles), 37.66 (300m hurdles), 6-9 (high jump)


Personal Bests
Time Event Venue
4996 Heptathlon 2019 MPSF Championships
7002 Decathlon 2019 Robison Invitational
7.16 60m 2019 BYU Indoor Invitational
11.02 100m 2019 Jim Click Shootout
48.10 400m 2019 Robison Invitational
2:46.17 1000m 2019 MPSF Championships
4:44.19 1500m 2019 Jim Click Shootout
8.34 60mH 2019 Texas Tech Shootout
14.81 110mH 2019 Robison Invitational
2.08m/6-9.75 High Jump 2019 BYU Indoor Invitational
4.01m/13-1.75 Pole Vault 2019 Robison Invitational
12.25m/40-2.25 Shot Put 2019 UNLV Invite
28.63m/93-11 Discus 2019 Robison Invitational
50.34m/165-2 Javelin 2019 Robison Invitational
6.99m/22-11.25 Long Jump 2019 UNLV Invite

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019


  • Set a personal record with 4996 points scored in the heptathlon at the MPSF Championships to finish fifth overall
  • Cleared a career-best 2.08m/6-9.75 in the high jump at the Air Force Indoor Team Challenge to take second
  • Competed in four meets during the 2019 indoor season


  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
  • Scored 7002 points at the Robison Invitational to win the decathlon. The freshman had season-best marks in the high jump (2.05m/6-8.75), 400m (48.10), 110m hurdles (14.10),  pole vault (4.01m/13-1/75) and javelin (50.34m/165-2)
  • Competed in seven meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year