|Hometown:||Laguna Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Laguna Beach|
• Member of 2018 ACWPC All-Academic Team
A third-year driver who has played in 12 games, all as a reserve … has tallied four drawn exclusions, one goal and one assist through the 2018 season.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2018): Played in 12 games, all as a reserve … posted one assist, one steal and four drawn exclusions … recognized as "excellent" on the ACWPC All-Academic team ... had career-high two kickouts drawn against Stanford (Sept. 15).
AS A FRESHMAN (2017): Served a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Laguna Beach High School in Laguna Beach, California, under coaches Ethan Damato and Trevor Lyle … four-year varsity swimmer and water polo player … Orange County League Champion in both sports all four years … led team through a winning season and CIF Division II finals in 2016 water polo season … captain of swim and water polo team his junior and senior years … received all-league and All-CIF recognition his junior and senior seasons … helped lead team to 2015 CIF Division II swimming championship and 2014 CIF Division II water polo championship.
PERSONAL: Born in Laguna Beach, California … parents are Chuck and Terri Benson … father is president of South Coast Circuits … mother is a property manager … has an older brother, Greyson, who attended Chapman University ... recognized as an Orange County scholar-athlete … named 2017 Student Athlete of the Year … graduated Laguna Beach with academic honors … named National Merit Scholar nominee in 2016 … a finance major.
CAREER HIGH (as of Sept. 22, 2019):
- Goals: n/a
- Assists: 1 vs. Stanford (Sept. 15, 2018)
- Steals: 1 vs. Cal (Sept. 19, 2018)
- Kickouts Drawn: 2 vs. Stanford (Sept. 15, 2018)