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

2013: Made 15 appearances and 11 starts on the season… Gathered a career-best 12 ground balls… Pulled in four draw controls and caused four turnovers on the year… Corralled two draw controls versus Mount St. Mary’s… Caused two turnovers and picked up a ground ball at Boston University… Picked up a career-best three ground balls against New Hampshire... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012: Appeared in seven contests in her second season with the Retrievers… Picked up a ground ball against Drexel.

2011: Saw action in three games in her inaugural campaign… Made her collegiate debut against Manhattan, and also saw time against Mount St. Mary’s and in the America East title bout against No. 8 Albany.

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… 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.

 

 Year

 GP/GS

 G

 A

 Pts.

 SH

 Pct.

 GW

 FPG-FPS

 GB

 DC

 TO

 CT

2011

3/0

0

0

0

0

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0

0-0

0

0

0

0

2012

7/0

0

0

0

0

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0

0-0

1

0

0

0

2013

15/11

0

0

0

0

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0

0-0

12

4

3

4

Career

25/11

0

0

0

0

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0

0-0

13

4

3

4

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