Ben Dapaah-Afriyie
Ben Dapaah-Afriyie
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Attleboro, Mass.
High School: La Salle Academy
Position: Throws

2012: Competed in the shot put, hammer throw and weight throw … posted career-best marks in all three events including the shot put (11.80m) at New Hampshire with Stonehill and Worcester State (Jan. 21), hammer (35.07m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (April 21) and weight (12.35m) at the Valentine Invitational (Feb. 10) … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Recorded season-bests with 11.52 meters in the shot put at Holy Cross (April 26), 11.21 meters in the weight throw at Maine (Feb. 5), 23.62 meters in the discus at the Holy Cross Quad Meet (April 23), 28.99 meters in the hammer throw at the Minuteman Invitational (April 16) and 34.68 meters in the javelin at the Minuteman Invitational (April 16) … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Came to Holy Cross from La Salle Academy in Providence, R.I.

Personal: Majoring in Physics.


Dapaah-Afriyie's Top Performances

Event Distance Meet (Date)
Shot Put 11.80m New Hampshire (1/21/2012)
Discus Throw 23.62m Holy Cross Invitational (4/23/2011)
Hammer Throw 36.07m Holy Cross Invitational (4/21/2012)
Weight Throw 12.35m Valentine Invitational (2/10/2012)
Javelin 34.68m Minuteman Invitational (4/16/2011)