Senior Day- Ben Durland (Baseball)

Senior Day- Ben Durland (Baseball)

Each weekday, the athletics department will be releasing "Senior Day" profiles for all of our spring student-athletes.  For a full list of profiles, please click HERE

Today's profile is on MCLA Baseball player and SAAC President Ben Durland.

Durland is a four year member of the Trailblazers.  He has appeared in 71 games and collected 30 hits during that span.  He batted .318 as a sophomore after going 14-44 on the season.  Durland has scored 35 runs in his career and swiped nine bases.

The Wachusett High School graduate has been a member of the Dean's List, the MASCAC All Academic Team, and has been heavily involved in SAAC, including his presidency.

Durland is a Business Major while earning concentrations in Marketing and Sports Management.

Here are some more tidbits on Durland:

Campus Groups/Clubs/Organizations you are a part of: President of SAAC

Favorite Athlete/Moment of your athletics career: Xander Bogaerts

Favorite Sports Teams: Red Sox

What is your favorite place to eat around North Adams: Freightyard

What is your favorite thing about MCLA?: My teammates

What do you miss the most about competing this Spring?: Taking the field with my teammates.

What advice would you give other students in your program?: Do not take anything for granted, put 100% in 24/7.

Favorite memory being involved in MCLA Athletics: The Florida trips to start our season

Favorite professor and class at MCLA, elaborate why: Professor O'Connor (both of them). They introduced me to the world of business and marketing

Current TV Show Binge?: The stranger

What is your dream job?: Product marketer

Favorite Phone App?: Instagram

Favorite Sport besides the one you play: Slow pitch softball

Favorite Movie: Jurassic Park