85 Ben Christensen
85 - Ben Christensen
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230
Year: So
Hometown: Frankfort, Ill.
High School: Lincoln-Way East
Position: DL
gp 10
tk 40.0
sac 3.5
int 1
ffum 1

School Records:

  • Season: T-No. 1 in fumble recoveries (4 in 2017)

2017:

  • Played in all 10 games
  • Totaled 40 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, two blocked kicks, four fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one interception on the season
  • Tallied 11 tackles, three tackles for loss and one sack versus Lawrence
  • Posted 10 tackles, three tackles for loss, 0.5 sack and blocked a kick versus Case Western Reserve
  • Recorded three tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack and one fumble recovery at Ripon
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Oct. 9)
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2016:

  • Played in nine games
  • Totaled 27 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, one interception, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick on the season
  • Posted five tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack at Hendrix
  • Collected four tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack versus Carnegie Mellon

Personal:

  • Major: Analytics
  • Participated in four years of football, two years of basketball and one year of track & field in high school
  • As a senior, totaled 54 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and nine sacks
  • All-Conference, All-Area, All-State, Team Defensive MVP
  • Academic All-State, National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award
  • High Honor Roll, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, top 3 percent, Mathletes
Recent Games
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 17 9
Assists 23 9
Tackles 40.0 18.0
Tackles per game 4.0 3.6
Sacks 3.5 2
Sack yards 16 9
Interceptions 1 1
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries 4 2
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 1 - - - - 0
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 1 - - - - 0
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 1 - - - - 0
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 1 - - - - 0
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 1 - - - - 0
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 1 - - - - 0
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 #22 Case Western Reserve L, 34-14 5 5 10.0 0.5 2 3 11 - - - - - - - 1 -
Sep 9 at Washington-St. Louis L, 28-12 2 0 2.0 - - 1 1 1 1 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Illinois College W, 28-7 1 2 3.0 1 5 1.5 5 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Cornell W, 55-10 0 3 3.0 - - 0.5 1 - 1 - - - - - 1 -
Oct 7 Lawrence W, 28-8 4 7 11.0 1 5 3 9 - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 14 at St. Norbert L, 10-0 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Beloit W, 55-12 1 1 2.0 - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Ripon L, 36-29 2 1 3.0 1 4 2 6 - 1 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Macalester W, 19-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - 1 - 1 0 0 - - -
Nov 11 at Lake Forest W, 33-13 0 4 4.0 - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2019-20 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 37 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 8 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2016-17 9 - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - -
2019-20 8 - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 8 - - - - - - - 0
Total 37 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 8 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2016-17 9 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 10 - - - - 0 .0
2018-19 10 - - - - 0 .0
2019-20 8 - - - - 0 .0
Total 37 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2016-17 9 17 10 27.0 3.0 2 11 4 17 - 1 0 1 0 - 1
2017-18 10 17 23 40.0 4.0 3.5 16 13 37 1 4 0 1 0 1 2
2018-19 10 15 18 33.0 3.3 4 28 7.5 35 1 - - - - 1 2
2019-20 8 9 13 22.0 2.8 1.5 8 7 23 1 - - - - 3 2
Total 37 58 64 122.0 3.3 11 63 31.5 112 3 5 0 2 0 5 7
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 5 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 6 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 4 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 17 23 40.0 4.0 3.5 16 13 37 1 4 0 1 0 1 2
Conference 5 9 9 18.0 3.6 2 9 6 17 - 2 0 1 0 1 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 10 16 26.0 5.2 1.5 7 7.5 23 - 2 0 1 0 1 2
Away 5 7 7 14.0 2.8 2 9 5.5 14 1 2 0 - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 6 17 23.0 3.8 2 10 7 19 - 2 0 1 0 1 1
Losses 4 11 6 17.0 4.3 1.5 6 6 18 1 2 0 - - - 1
-
September 4 8 10 18.0 4.5 1.5 7 6 18 1 2 0 - - - 2
October 4 9 9 18.0 4.5 2 9 6 17 - 1 0 - - 1 -
November 2 0 4 4.0 2.0 - - 1 2 - 1 0 1 0 - -