3 - Christina Benedetti
Christina Benedetti
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Derwood, Md.
High School: Holy Cross
Position: M/F

2011: Three-year letterwinner and a two-year captain … will likely resume her starting role in the midfield … is currently ranked fifth all-time at W&L with 15 career assists and her eight helpers in 2009 are the third-most in a season at W&L.

2010: Lettered as a junior, playing in 16 games and starting on 15 occasions … scored nine points on a pair of goals and five assists … assisted on the game-winning goal in a 3-2 overtime win over McDaniel (9/18) … scored first goal of the season in a 4-1 win over Virginia Wesleyan in the quarterfinal round of the ODAC Tournament (10/30) … tallied a goal in a 5-3 loss to Randolph-Macon in ODAC Semi’s (11/3).

2009: Appeared in 17 games with 16 starts in her second season … finished fourth on the team in scoring with 12 points (2g, 8a) … her eight assists led the team and ranked fifth in the ODAC … registered a career-high three assists in a 4-1 win over Limestone (10/2) … tallied a pair of helpers in a 7-0 win over Roanoke (10/13) … notched one goal and one assist as W&L defeated Virginia Wesleyan, 6-0 (10/24).

2008: Played in 19 games with 12 starts as a first-year … totaled 10 points on four goals and two assists … notched her first career goal in a 2-1 loss to McDaniel (9/13) … scored a goal in back-to-back victories over Bridgewater (10/14) and Virginia Wesleyan (10/18).

High School: Earned three letters in field hockey, three letters in lacrosse and one letter in basketball at Holy Cross … field hockey team captured the conference championship in 2006 … was named first team all-conference in 2007 and second team in 2006 … selected to the Honorable Mention All-Gazette squad in 2007 … first team all-conference in lacrosse in 2008 and an honorable mention selection in 2007.

Personal: W&L and ODAC Scholar-Athlete… also a member of the W&L women’s lacrosse team … is a three-year member of the NFHCA National Academic Team … mathematics major.