Emily Benson
Emily Benson
Year: So.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Position: Free, Fly

2018-19: part of the 800 freestyle relay team that broke the school and meet record (7:31.09) and won the NEWMAC Championship for the second straight season and went on to earn All-America honors with a seventh place finish rebreaking the school record with a time of 7:29.60 becoming the first women's relay in program history to earn All-America honors ... part of the 200 medley relay team which placed 30th at the NCAA Championship with a school record time of 1:49.27 and part of 400 freestyle relay which placed 22nd in 3:30.57 ... named to the NEWMAC All-Academic team ... named to CSCAA Scholar All-America team 

2017-18:
part of the 800 freestyle relay team that won the NEWMAC Championship with a school record time of 7:34.41 and earned honorable mention All-America honors at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships  The relay of freshman Sarah Passilla, junior Kristen Young, Benson and junior Christine McCulla placed 8th in the timed finals with a time of 7:38.25 and finished 16th overall to cap an outstanding season ... part of the 400 medley relay team that set the school record with a time of 3:57.24

HIGH SCHOOL:
captain and MVP for coach William Keith at Ardey Kell High ... National Honor Society

PERSONAL: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering major ... has an older sister Samantha ... daughter of David and DeAnna Benson