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

2012: Will serve as co-captain for the Generals this spring ... three-year letterwinner ... expected to compete for a starting position at midfield.

2011: Earned All-ODAC First Team and all-region second team accolades ... finished her junior season with 39 draw controls, 24 ground balls, and 17 caused turnovers in 14 appearances (13 starts) ... tallied five draw controls, four ground balls and two caused turnovers in a 15-6 win over Christopher Newport (5/11) ... recorded four ground balls, four caused turnovers and two draw controls in a 21-0 victory over Sweet Briar (3/30) ... notched five ground balls, two draw controls and one caused turnover against Virginia Wesleyan (4/2).

2010: Started all 16 contests in which she appeared ... earned Second Team All-ODAC accolades ... scored 16 points off of 12 goals and four assists ... finished second on the team with 31 ground balls ... also won 25 draw controls while forcing nine turnovers ... recorded a goal in a 16-7 victory over Christopher Newport (5/8) ... tallied four goals in a 9-8 victory over Randolph-Macon (4/18) ... logged one goal and one assist in a 20-8 win over Virginia Wesleyan (3/20) ... finished with two goals and an assist in a 21-1 victory over Sweet Briar (3/9) ... notched three goals in a 16-8 loss to Franklin & Marshall (3/6).

2009: Saw action in 15 games with five starts as a first-year … finished the season with seven goals … also notched 15 ground balls, 12 caused turnovers and gained nine draw controls … had a team-high four goals in a 20-0 victory over Hollins (4/1) … netted three goals in a 16-3 win over Bridgewater (3/18).

High School: Earned three letters in lacrosse and field hockey 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 field hockey team where she served as a team captain … named a member of the NFHCA National Academic Team … studied abroad in Florence, Italy for six weeks over the 2011 summer ... active with "23", Green Dot and Campus Kitchens … math major with a minor in mass communications.