High School: Belmont High School
Major: Marine Environmental Science
Prior to Coast Guard: Won a divisional gold medal for High J2 (15-17 age group) in Junior Sport Pistol, captured the bronze medal in Junior Men’s Rapid Fire. Active in Progressive Air Pistol winning a team silver medal in the National Championships.
Freshman Year: Bennett was a starting member in all three open events, as well as receiving individual invitations to all three events at the Collegiate National Championships. He was a member of the National Championship winning Standard Pistol Team.
Sophomore Year: Bennett was 2nd Team All-American in Open Standard Pistol. He was selected to the U.S. Shooting Team to compete in the World Championships in Junior Men’s Standard Pistol, in Changwon, Korea.