13 - Kevin Benzing
Kevin Benzing
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Severna Park, Md.
High School: Butler Univ./Mt. St. Joseph
Position: GOALIE

As a junior:
Named to the All-ECAC Lacrosse Second Team ... Earned All-ECAC Academic Team recognition ... Compiled an 8.69 goals-against average and a .552 save percentage while starting 13 of 14 games for the Bobcats ... Scooped up 50 ground balls on the season, good for second on the team ... Earned ECAC and Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week after stopping 21 shots to give Quinnipiac its first-ever ECAC Lacrosse victory at Hobart on March 20 ... Also named to the ECAC Weekly Honor Roll on four different occasions ... Made 16 saves in defeat against nationally-ranked Loyola in the season opener on Feb. 27 ... Made 12 saves in the Bobcats' ECAC win over Bellarmine on April 24 ... Stopped 11 shots in a win at Air Force on Apr. 9.

 

As a sophomore:
Started all 13 games in the goal for the Bobcats...Made 135 saves with a .549 save percentage and a 9.07 goals-against average...Tied a career-high with 17 saves against Brown...Made double-digit saves in eight games including 16 in a win against No. 19 Denver...Scooped up 32 groundballs; good for third on the team...Tallied an assist versus Bellarmine.   

As a freshman:

Saw the majority of the action in net for the Bobcats, earning an 8-5 record in his first season at Quinnipiac ... made 127 saves, compiled a .543 save percentage and 8.75 goals-against average ... earned GWLL Player of the Week, April 29, after stopping 15 shots to defeat Bellarmine and help the Bobcats clinch a berth in the first-ever GWLL Tournament ... made a season-high 17 saves, while allowing only one goal at Manhattan ... made double-digits in saves in eight games, including the final six contests ... was also active away from the net, picking up a team-leading 51 ground balls.  

 

Before Quinnipiac:

A transfer from Butler University ... a two-time All-City (Baltimore) Second Team selection at Mt. St. Joseph.

 

Personal:

The son of Moira and Don Benzing ... born in Pittsfield, Mass. ... older siblings, D.J. and Kelly, played collegiate lacrosse at Air Force and Drexel, respectively ... father, Don, played lacrosse at the U.S. Naval Academy ... also has a younger sibling, Tracey ... a history major.