FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18):
• Became the third walk-on for the Irish for the 2017-18 season.
• Made 13 appearances on the year.
• Reeled in a rebound in last three appearance and in five of the last six.
• Earned her first collegiate points by sinking a three vs UNC on Feb. 1.
• Grabbed a career best two rebounds vs Clemson on Jan. 21. Tied that mark with two boards vs Virginia Tech on Feb. 22.
• Played in her first collegiate game for the Irish at Georgia Tech on Jan. 7, checking-in in the final minute.
- Attended William S. Hart High School
- Lettered four years on the varsity basketball team
- Led the Indians to the California Interscholastic Federation semis and were Foothill League runner-ups in her sophomore season, achieving a 23-8 record
- Finished in third place in the Foothill League all other seasons
- Was named All-CIF Second Team as a junior
- All-Santa Clarita Valley First Team as a junior and senior
- All-Foothill League First Team as a senior
- Team captain in both her junior and senior year campaigns
- Achieved a career high 25 points during her junior season
- Highlight of prep career was defeating Buena on the road in the playoffs in her senior year
- Also played travel basketball for Triple Threat
- Editor in Chief of The Smoke Signal (school newspaper), Key Club President, National Honor Society Vice President and Girl Scout Gold Award recipient
- Daughter of John & Nancy Benz
- Oldest of three siblings
- Enjoys reading in her spare time
- Loves to go wakeboarding and camping in the summertime
- Majoring in Engineering