#24 6-4 190 So.
Mount Prospect, Ill. (Prospect)
High School: Ben emerged as a key member of the rotation as a freshman.
2012: First-team all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honoree after finishing 6-1 with a 2.98 earned run average...tossed 57.1 innings and allowed 59 hits with 38 strikeouts...threw seven innings in four straight conference starts from April 1-21...allowed seven hits and one run with four strikeouts in wins over both Bluffton and Hanover...allowed five hits and one run in a victory over Transylvania...scattered 10 hits and allowed just two runs with five strikeouts in a league victory over Earlham...named team Newcomer of the Year.
At Rose-Hulman: Member of the Triangle fraternity.
High School: All-conference and all-area selection at Prospect High School in Illinois...member of the National Honor Society and the National Technical Honors Society.
Personal: Mechanical engineering major...son of Mark and Jacqui Menich...born on May 20, 1993.