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#17 Katie Benson
Position: Driver
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: La Crescenta, Calif.
High School: Crescenta Valley HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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Benson Photos
Katie Benson Bio
Courtesy: CSU Bakersfield Athletic Communications
Release: 09/11/2013
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 won Division 5 CIF title in 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.