Stephanie Benko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Canaan, Conn.

High School:
New Canaan

Event:
Distance

Major:
Biology

Stephanie  Benko

04/10/2016

Leopard Men Win Final Event to Top Lehigh

Lafayette wins 18 events overall in annual outdoor dual meet

03/26/2016

Leopards Win Nine Events at 7-Way Meet

Lafayette women finish second, men take third in annual home competition

03/24/2016

2016 Outdoor Track & Field Season Preview

Lafayette hosts annual 7-Way Meet this weekend at Metzgar

02/21/2016

Smith Sets New PL Meet Record in 400m Victory

School records also fall in women's 200 dash and 4x400 meter relay

01/31/2016

Leopards Return to Bethlehem for Covert Classic

Corcoran, McGriff post runner-up finishes in throwing events

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