Madeline Benavidez
Madeline  Benavidez


San Ramon, Calif.

High School:
Carondelet HS '12





Aggie swim and dive reclaim MPSF championship

Laughlin wins her third individual title, Cheung picks up her first championship of 2016


Laughlin wins two individual MPSF titles on Day 3

Aggie freshman captures 400 IM and 100 back, leads off winning 400 medley relay


Aggies close with dual win at Pacific

Cheung wins two events as UC Davis claims 15th consecutive MPSF win


Cheung wins three events in dual comeback

UC Davis honors nine-person senior class in home finale


Aggies host MPSF rival Gauchos in home finale

UC Davis fetes seniors in final home dual of the season on Saturday at 11 a.m.

2015-16: Lowered her collegiate bests in four events as a senior, two each at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships and Phill Hansel Invitational... Touched in a time of 24.78 in the 50 free and 2:10.60 in the 200 IM at the league championship meet... Finished with a time of 1:01.52 in the 100 back and 1:04.92 in the 100 breast at the Phill Hansel Invitational... Other top times on the season included: 58.30 in the 100 free at the Aggie Open and 2:25.74 in the 200 breast at the Phill Hansel Invitational... Also swam legs of the Aggies' 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, and 400 medley relay teams.

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.


50 Free 24.78* 2/8/16 MPSF Championships
100 Free 55.41 12/6/14 Texas Hall of Fame Invitational
100 Fly 1:00.37 11/29/12 Mizzou Invitational
100 Back 1:01:52* 11/20/15 Phill Hansel Invitational
100 Breast 1:04.92* 11/20/15 Phill Hansel Invitational
200 Breast 2:24.39 12/1/12 Mizzou Invitational
200 IM 2:10.60* 2/18/16 MPSF Championships
400 IM 4:48.01 11/2/12 at UCLA & vs. Washington State