Madeline  Benavidez
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Ramon, Calif.

High School:
Carondelet HS '12

Height:
5-8

Event:
Breast/IM

Major:
Nutrition Science

2014-15: Set three collegiate bests on the season in the 50 free (25.91) at the Aggie Open and both the 100 free (55.41) and 100 back (1:02.61) at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational... Other top times of the season include: the 100 fly (1:01.06), the 100 breast (1:06.14), and the 200 IM (2:14.06), at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational, as well as the 200 breast (2:28.12) in a dual against BYU... Also swam legs of the Aggies' 200 and 400 free relays, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relays at some point during the year.

2013-14: Swam a collegiate best 59.20 in the 100 free at the Pacific Invitational on Oct. 19... Other best times of the season include: 50 free (26.87) against Loyola Marymount, 100 fly (1:04.47) at the Pacific Invitational, 100 breaststroke (1:07.40) against San Jose State, and the 200 breaststroke (2:27.67) and 200 IM (2:16.42) against UC Santa Barbara.

2012-13: Best times of the season include: 50 free (25.97), 100 fly (1:00.37), 100 breast (1:05.38), 200 breast (2:24.39), and 200 IM (2:12.77) at Mizzou Invite; 400 IM (4:48.01) in a double-dual at UCLA and against Washington State.

CARONDELET HS '12: Served as team captain as a senior... NISCA All-American as member of 200 medley relay (1:42.79), which finished 2nd at 2012 North Coast Section championships... Four-year section qualifier... Placed 10th at NCS in 100 breast as a junior... Helped medley relay to section title in 2010 and 2011, helping Cougars capture team banner during former... Also swam for Crow Canyon Sharks (Danville).

PERSONAL: Born in San Mateo, Calif.... Majoring in nutrition science... Parents are Frank & Melissa Benavidez... Second of four siblings, along with Samuel, David and Daniel... Lists Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh as sports heroes.

SELECTED TOP TIMES

EVENT TIME DATE MEET
50 Free 25.91 1/10/15 Aggie Open
100 Free 55.41 12/6/14 Texas Hall of Fame Invitational
100 Fly 1:00.37 11/29/12 Mizzou Invitational
100 Back 1:02.61 12/6/14 Texas Hall of Fame Invitational
100 Breast 1:05.38 11/30/12 Mizzou Invitational
200 Breast 2:24.39 12/1/12 Mizzou Invitational
200 IM 2:12.77 11/29/12 Mizzou Invitational
400 IM 4:48.01 11/2/12 at UCLA & vs. Washington State