Outlook: Technically gifted player ... rarely loses possession ... talented playmaker and distributor of ball ... incredible first touch leads to high level of speed of play ... fitness and agility, in addition to her endurance make her extremely difficult to defend.
2004: Saw action in 14 games as a reserve midfielder ... made her collegiate debut in the Mid' season opener at Connecticut ... also competed in four Patriot League contests ... took three shots on the year, including shots on goal against Bowling Green and Seton Hall.
Personal: A 2004 graduate of St. Mark's High School in Wilmington, Del. ... a three-sport standout as a prep, garnering letters in soccer (4), cross country (3) and track (2) ... earned First-Team All-State (Del.) recognition as a senior and second-team kudos as a junior ... two-time First-Team All-Catholic Conference honoree ... member of the Hockessin United soccer club which claimed the Regional Super Club Tournament Championship ... soccer club was ranked fifth regionally and 23rd nationally ... soccer team was a semifinalist at the 2001 and 2003 regional championship ... majoring in English ... full name is Jeannette Emily Benson ... daughter of Barry and Mary Jane Benson ... born May 30, 1986, in Wilmington, Del.
Benson's Career Highs
Shots: 1, three times; last at Seton Hall (9/19/04)