Stephanie Benko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Canaan, Conn.

High School:
New Canaan

Event:
Distance

Major:
Biology

Stephanie  Benko

06/24/2016

Track and Field Puts 51 on PL Honor Roll

Smith and Trout earn 4.0 semester marks

05/19/2016

PARDees Close Out Class of 2016's Athletic Careers

Benko, Grewal, Smith and Smalley take home honors at annual awards show

05/16/2016

Benko, McGriff Earn Academic All-PL Team Accolades

Each claimed Patriot League titles at this year’s outdoor championships

05/15/2016

Leopards Earn All-East Status in Two Events

Women’s 4x400 relay team, McGriff each crack top eight at ECAC/IC4A meet

05/10/2016

Lafayette Announces Female 1913 Trophy Nominees

Andrews, Potoczak and Benko up for top athlete honor

05/07/2016

Patriot League Championship Podium Shots

Photos by Emily Stolkowski

04/11/2016

Track & Field Dual Meet vs. Lehigh

Photos by Hana Isihara

03/26/2016

Lafayette 7-Way Meet

3/26/16 - Photos by Rick Smith and Lafayette Athletic Communications

02/23/2016

2016 Indoor Patriot League Championship

Photos by: Allen Blanchard

*Currently owns the 3000m Steeplechase school record. Ranks #5 in school history in the Outdoor 5,000m and Indoor 3000m. Ranks #10 in the Outdoor 3,000m

2015-2016: Named a captain for both the cross country and track & field teams.

2014-2015: Named a captain for both the cross country and track & field teams...top runner on the cross country team...finished second in the Brown Divison of the Paul Short XC Invite...placed sixth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Patriot League Championships...won the steeplechase against Lehigh to help team to a win.

2013-2014:  Ran No. 2 on the cross country team...Patriot League Champion in the 3,000m steeplechase...also placed sixth in the 5,000m at the Outdoor Championships...earned All-East Honors with a seventth place finish in the steeplechase at the Outdoor ECAC Championships...broke the school record in the steeplechase multiple times during the outdoor season...anchored the distance medley relay team to a fourth place finish at the Indoor Patriot League Championships.

2012-2013: Ran to a second place finish in the Outdoor Patriot League Championship 3000m steeplechase…earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for Track & Field.  

High School: Placed seventh in the 3200m at the 2012 Connecticut State Open.

Personal Bests:
1500m: 4:43.36 (Lafayette Invitational – 3/26/16)
3000m: 10:07.79
5000m: 17:32.63
3000m Steeplechase: 10:33.79
6k Cross Country: 21:30