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Ben Wayer

Defense
Position
6'3''
Height
205 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Alexandria, Va.
Hometown
St. Stephens & St. Agnes
High School

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year starter
• Part of two state championship teams and a member of the 2019 IAC runner-up team
• A three-time all-state and All-IAC honoree
• A three-time Under Armour Underclass team member
• Named second-team All-Met from the Washington Post in 2019 and honorable mention in 2018
• Member of the 2020 IAC championship team and 2020 state runner-up squad that went 30-4
• Two-year starter as a defensive end
• Two-year starter as a forward
• Earned nine letters in high school

PERSONAL
• Son of Ellen and Kevin Wayer
• Has two brothers, Calum and Alex
• Mom, Ellen, played basketball at the University of Rochester (1989-90)
• Volunteer work includes Old Presbyterian Meeting House Youth Group and Winners Lacrosse Coach, where he worked with kids on how to play and appreciate the game of lacrosse
• Enjoys golfing, fishing, skiing, pickup basketball and long boarding
• Major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences