PREP AND PERSONAL: Under Armour All-American ... ranked 49th overall and is the No. 18 midfielder according to Inside Lacrosse ... selected to the 2013 National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association (NILCA) All-America First Team ... a three-year starter for Boys' Latin ... notched 21 goals, 18 assists and 37 ground balls as a senior and helped Boys' Latin go 19-1 and finish No. 2 in the national rankings ... two-time all-Towson Times and was an all-Metro selection as a senior ... Baltimore Under Armour Underclassman All-American as a sophomore and junior ... two-time Kudda Player of the Game during the MIAA season ... competed at Nike Blue Chip Camp as a sophomore ... earned two varsity letters in football Boys' Latin as a defensive back, kick returner and wide receiver ... lettered in basketball as a freshman ... graduated from Boys' Latin with honors ... enrolled in Notre Dame's First Year of Studies program ... son of Morgan and Mary Lee Pridemore.
Kevin Corrigan on Pridemore ... "Ben is a very skilled and very smart and savvy offensive player. He has a great feel for the game and he has played at a high level. He could be a guy that comes in and challenges some guys for playing time right away."