Ben was fourth on the team with 17 wins in 2012-13, finishing 17-16 on the season ... He started out 5-4 in the fall, then was 12-12 in the dual match part of the year ... Mirkin played at the No. 2-5 spots for the Tigers and was a combined 8-5 at No. 4 and No. 5 ... Closing out the year with four wins in his last five doubles matches, he finished 7-9 overall.
Ben led Pacific with a 13-8 singles record and posted an 6-8 mark in doubles ... Mirkin earned All-Big West Conference Second Team honors ... He was 3-1 in both the No. 2 and No. 3 singles spots and earned a No. 1 singles win over Sacramento State (4/10) ... He posted No. 2 singles wins over Eastern Washington (3/24), Cal Poly (3/31) and UC Riverside (4/15) ... In doubles, he won two matches while paired with Alex Hamilton, then teamed with Tomasz Krzyszkowski for doubles wins over #67 New Mexico, UC Davis (1/28) and San Francisco (2/4).
Personal: Ben was born in Evanston, Illinois and was raised in Wilmette, Illinois ... Ben is the son of Chad and Beth Mirkin and has two younger sisters, Sarah and Rachel ... Mirkin has also been recognized as the 2007 All State Champion and his most memorable high school experience was when he won his first national tournament ... Ben is a Communication major in his third year at Pacific ... After graduating, Ben's career plans include playing professional tennis ... Ben's hobbies include watching television, and playing sports.