Getting to Know...Ben Herringer

Getting to Know...Ben Herringer

X-Men soccer forward Ben Herringer is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Ben is a third year Human Kinetics student from Calgary, Alta.

If I could be StFX President for a day I would?
Build a dome with a turf field in it for winter training

A unique talent or skill I have is?
Shooting pool

When I am not studying or playing my sport, in my spare time I like to?
Play other sports, cook, and eat

If I could have lunch with anyone in the world, it would be with?
Richie McCaw

My biggest pet peeve is?
When there's a group of people together and everyone is looking at their phone

My dream job is?
Pro athlete

If I could compete in any other sport at StFX it would be?
Hockey or rugby

If I could come out at the start of a game to an entrance song, it would be?
Power by Kanye West (Instrumental)

Something interesting about my hometown is?
Calgary hosted the Winter Olympics in 1988

My favorite moment to date as a StFX student-athlete is?
When we came from behind to beat Moncton 2-1 in stoppage time on homecoming in 2016

FAVORITE class?  Exercise Physiology

FAVORITE place to study?  My room

FAVORITE food?  Pasta

FAVORITE summer activity?  Hiking and Camping

FAVORITE animated movie?  The Jungle Book

FAVORITE social media?  Facebook

FAVORITE TV show?  The Office

FAVORITE item of clothing?  Under Armour t-shirt

FAVORITE mobile app?  Shazam

FAVORITE pro sports team?  New Zealand All Blacks

FAVORITE pro sports athlete?  Luis Suarez