Ben Armer: Punter For Western Michigan

Photographs used with permission by Gary Shook: Freelance Sports Photography




2007 Parker graduate Ben Armer is the punter for Western Michigan University. Ben Armer is pictured above in game action against Ball State [L] and Illinois [R]. Armer highlights from the 2008 season:
  • 11/12/08 - Vs. Illinois: P Ben Armer's 41-yard punt was downed by Aaron Winchester at the 1-yard line with 1:57 to play in the game against Illinois. The play had a lot to do with preventing Illinois from mounting a game-winning touchdown drive.
  • 11/03/08 - Vs. Eastern Michigan: MAC WEEK 10 PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINATION: Ben Armer, P, Western Michigan (Armer had two punts for an average of 50.5 yards versus Eastern Michigan. He had a long punt of 56 yards, one shy of his career long.).
  • 09/08/08 - Vs. Northern Illinois: MAC WEEK 2 PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEE: Ben Armer, P, Western Michigan (three punts for 127 yards for a 42.3 average vs. Northern Illinois with a career long punt of 47 yards.).




Western Michigan kickers at the Texas Bowl in Houston where the Broncos played Rice University. [L-R]: Ben Armer, Morris Caleb, Tom Harrington, John Potter, Chris Kelly, and Tim Balice.