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12 - Rachel Benzing
Rachel Benzing
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Ellicott City, Md.
High School: Centennial
Position: A
gp 15
p 25
g 6
a 19

2014: Had a breakout sophomore campaign after registering two points as a rookie… Ranked fifth in the league in assists per game (1.27)… Led the team with 19 assists… Registered a career-best six goals for a total of 25 points… Posted seven multiple-point games… Pulled in 13 draw controls and seven ground balls… Earned her first collegiate start in the season-opener against nationally-ranked Maryland… Matched last season’s output in just one game with a goal and an assist versus American… Grabbed a career-best four draw controls and dished out an assist against La Salle… Registered her first of two five-point performances, scoring two goals and dishing out three assists at Mount St. Mary’s… Tallied three helpers versus Columbia… Tabbed five points on one goal and a career-high four assists in a 12-9 win against Vermont… Posted two assists, one ground ball and one draw control in the season finale at Binghamton.

2013: Tallied a point in each of the two contests in which she saw action during her rookie slate… Scored her first collegiate goal on a free position shot against top-ranked Maryland… Tallied an assist versus Binghamton... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

BACKGROUND: Lettered in lacrosse at Centennial High School… Ranked ninth in Howard County in scoring in two of her last three seasons, tallying 42 goals and 25 assists as a senior and 52 goals and 20 assists as a sophomore… Ranked fourth in Howard County as a junior in draw controls (39)… A First Team All-County honoree as a senior, after receiving Second Team All-County honors as a sophomore and junior… A two-time All-Metro Honorable Mention (2011-12)… Served as the Eagles’ captain during her senior season… Voted her team’s Most Valuable Player in 2012 and the team’s Best Attack Player in 2011 and 2012… Also lettered in Basketball with the Eagles… A two-time team captain of the basketball team… Named the team’s Most Outstanding Player during the 2008-09 season and Most Valuable Player in 2011-12… Earned a spot on the North Carroll Christmas Classic All-Tournament Team… A member of the Key Club and Best Buddies… Vice President of Lines of Love… An honor roll student… Is an only child of Mark and Laurie Benzing… Laurie played basketball and lacrosse at UMBC… Rachel’s twin aunts also lettered for the UMBC track and field team… Born May 17, 1994… Majoring in English in hopes of becoming a teacher.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS G A Pts. SH Pct. GW FPG-FPS GB DC TO CT
2013 2-0 1 1 2 2 .500 0 1-2 0 0 0 0
2014 15-11 6 19 25 18 .333 0 0-1 7 13 20 1
Career 17-11 7 20 27 20 .350 0 1-3 7 13 20 1
Recent Games
Apr 5 New Hampshire L, 8-2
Apr 9 at Columbia W, 10-8
Apr 12 Vermont W, 12-9
Apr 16 at Johns Hopkins L, 10-6
Apr 19 Albany L, 12-8
Apr 26 at Binghamton L, 8-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 5
Points 25 9
Goals 6 1
Assists 19 8
Shots 18 5
Shooting percentage 33.3 20.0
Shots on goal 13 2
Shots on goal percentage 72.2 40.0
Free position goals-shots 0-1 0-0
Ground balls 7 3
Draw controls 13 2
Turnovers 20 8
Caused turnovers 1 0
Fouls 18 6
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 8 Bucknell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Maryland L, 14-3 0 0 0 0-0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 -
Feb 19 at Towson L, 11-6 0 0 0 0-0 0 2 1 0 0 - 0 -
Feb 22 American W, 11-10 1 1 2 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Mar 1 at La Salle W, 7-6 0 1 1 0-0 0 4 2 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 5 High Point L, 16-6 0 2 2 0-1 1 0 2 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 8 at Drexel L, 9-8 1 0 1 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 15 at Mount St. Mary's W, 15-2 2 3 5 0-0 1 0 1 1 4 50.0 3 75.0
Mar 22 Temple W, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 Wagner W, 10-5 1 1 2 0-0 0 0 2 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 29 at Stony Brook L, 12-1 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 5 New Hampshire L, 8-2 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 2 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 9 at Columbia W, 10-8 0 3 3 0-0 1 1 0 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 12 Vermont W, 12-9 1 4 5 0-0 1 0 1 0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 16 at Johns Hopkins L, 10-6 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 2 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 19 Albany L, 12-8 0 1 1 0-0 0 1 2 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 26 at Binghamton L, 8-7 0 2 2 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 0.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 11 6 19 25 0-1 7 13 20 1 18 33.3 13 72.2
Conference 5 3 1 8 9 0-0 3 2 8 0 5 20.0 2 40.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -

Home 7 5 3 9 12 0-1 3 4 10 0 7 42.9 6 85.7
Away 8 6 3 10 13 0-0 4 9 10 1 11 27.3 7 63.6
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 6 4 5 13 18 0-0 3 6 7 1 12 41.7 10 83.3
Losses 9 7 1 6 7 0-1 4 7 13 0 6 16.7 3 50.0

February 3 3 1 1 2 0-0 0 5 2 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
March 6 4 4 8 12 0-1 2 5 9 1 9 44.4 7 77.8
April 6 4 1 10 11 0-0 5 3 9 0 7 14.3 4 57.1

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