14 - Jackie Benson
Jackie Benson
Height: 5-3
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Nesconset, N.Y.
High School: Smithown East
Position: D/M

BACKGROUND: Selected to the All-Division Long Island School Girls Team 1… Earned All-County honorable mention in 2009… Also a four-year field hockey standout at Smithtown East, earning All-Division (2008) and All-County honorable mention (2009)… Led the Bulls to the 2006 county field hockey title… Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Athletes Helping Athletes… A talented musician who has played piano for nine years and the alto saxophone for five… Chose UMBC over America East rival Boston University, as well as C.W. Post… Daughter of John and Kerry Benson… Has an older brother, Joe, who played lacrosse at Adelphi… Also has a younger brother, Patrick… Born Feb. 27, 1992… Majoring in environmental science.