3  George Benitez
George Benitez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Darien, Conn.

High School:
Darien

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
12/13/1991

Major:
Business


03/05/2013

Men's lacrosse tops Siena to win third straight

Freshman attack tallies a career-high five goals

02/15/2013

Men's lacrosse heads upstate to face Marist Saturday

Seawolves looking to avenge last year's 10-9 loss

02/08/2013

Men's lacrosse opens 2013 against Fairfield Sunday

Many freshmen expected to contribute early for Seawolves

2014: Tallied two ground balls at Albany (4/12) ... scored first collegiate goal and had two ground balls vs. Vermont (4/5) ... recorded a ground ball vs. Quinnipiac (4/1) and at UMBC (3/28) ... had a caused turnover vs. Manhattan (3/18) ... tallied three ground balls vs. Sacred Heart (3/11) ... had a ground ball vs. No. 1 Maryland (3/8) ... recorded two ground balls and two caused turnovers at Duke (2/23) ... had a ground ball vs. Lafayette (2/18).

2013: Started all 16 games at close defense ... 15 ground balls and five caused turnovers ... recorded a ground ball and a caused turnover vs. Albany (4/27) ... one caused turnover at Vermont (3/30) ... career-high four ground balls vs. Bryant (3/23) ... two ground balls at Maryland (3/10) ... three ground balls vs. Siena (3/5) ... one ground ball at Rutgers (3/2) ... two ground balls at St. John's (2/26) ... two ground balls and a caused turnover vs. Virginia (2/23) ... career-best two caused turnovers at Marist (2/16).

2012: Played in three games ... saw action at Binghamton (4/7) ... played vs. Vermont (3/31) ... made first appearance of the season vs. Towson (3/17).

2011: Played in three games ... had a ground ball in first action of the season at St. John's (3/15).

High School: 2010 US Lacrosse All-American ... 2010 All-State ... 2009 and 2010 All-FCIAC first team ... 2010 ESPN All-Rise honorable mention team ... LaxPower.com 2010 All-Eastern Region first team ... senior co-captain ... three letters in football.

Personal: George Baxter Benitez ... born December 13, 1991 in Stamford, Connecticut ... son of George and Jean Benitez.

Career Statistics

Year GP/GS G A Pts. Sh. GB
CT
2014 13/13 1 0 1 1 13 3
2013 16/16 0 0 0 1 15 5
2012 3/0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 3/0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 35/29 1 0 1 2 29 8

Career Highs

Ground Balls: 4, vs. Bryant (3/23/13)
Caused Turnovers: 2, at Marist (2/16/13); at Duke (2/23/14)