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17 Katie Benson
2016 (JUNIOR): Scored 15 goals and had six assists in playing all 34 games...was second on the team in steals with 40...tallied 16 field blocks, the most of any CSUB field player.

2015 (SOPHOMORE):
Scored 22 goals and added 10 assists in 28 matches played...fourth on the team in steals with 30.

2014 (FRESHMAN):
Posted 13 goals and 14 assists in 27 matches...made 22 steals and drew nine ejections...had eight field blocks.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Cresenta Valley High School..coaches were Pete Loporchio and Brent Danna...named first team All-CIF, first team All-League, and earned the Cresenta Valley Coaches award as a senior...chosen third team All-CIF and third team All-League as a junior...team won Division 5 CIF title in 2013..team won league titles in 2011, 2012, and 2013...named as a 2013 USAWP Outstanding All-American...played for the Falcon Water Polo Club from 2010-12 during which time the team won a Gold Medal in the U-16 Division of the 2011 Junior Olympics..helped lead the Rosebowl Water Polo Club to a Bronze Medal in the U-18 Gold Division at the 2012 Junior Olympics...has been participating in the Coastal Region Olympic Development Program since 2010...holds the Pacific League record in the 50 breaststroke.


PERSONAL: Born May 2, 1995...daughter of Brett and Samantah Benson...a business major.

Position: Driver
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: La Crescenta, Calif.
High School: Crescenta Valley HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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