Aggies to be in action looking for bids to NCAA Championships next month in Iowa
2011: Placed 2nd in javelin (62.48m, 205-0) at Big West Conference Championships, improving to 5th in school history... Broke 200-foot barrier on four occasions, including at NCAA West Prelim (61.57m, 202-0)... Also fired 62.18m (204-0) at Steve Scott Invite and 61.02 (200-02) at Brutus Hamilton... Earned Big West Conference All-Academic.
2010: Finished 4th in javelin (54.65m, 179-3) at Big West meet... Season-best throw was 56.67m (185-11) at Sac State Open.
2009: Placed 4th in javelin (56.70m, 186-0) at Big West Conference meet... Posted season-best 58.64m (192-5) the week before at Sac State, moving into t10th in school history... One of two Aggies to compete at USA Junior Nationals, placing 12th at 58.38m (191-6).
NORTH MEDFORD HS '08: Finished 6th in javelin (171-6) at Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) 6A state meet... Won javelin (181-0) and discus (138-6), and placed 3rd in shot (49-11) to earn Athlete of the Meet honors at Southwestern Conference Championships as a senior... Finished 2nd in javelin (160-11) at SWC meet as a junior... Best 2007 mark was 174-1... Four-year honor roll member, graduating with weighted GPA of better than 4.0.
PERSONAL: Born in Medford, Ore.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Troy & Jeanie Bennett... Career highlight was winning SWC javelin title with a PR mark... Hopes for career in ophthalmology.