Stephanie Benko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Canaan, Conn.

High School:
New Canaan

Event:
Distance

Major:
Biology

Stephanie  Benko

01/31/2016

Leopards Return to Bethlehem for Covert Classic

Corcoran, McGriff post runner-up finishes in throwing events

12/04/2015

Indoor Season Gets Underway at Lehigh Saturday

Lafayette brings back several key performers on both men’s and women’s side

11/20/2015

Benko, Grewal Named MC Scholar-Athletes

Runner and swimmer honored at annual Maroon Club Hall of Fame Dinner

11/20/2015

Benko, Grewal Named Maroon Club Scholar-Athletes

Runner and swimmer honored at annual Maroon Club Hall of Fame Dinner

06/19/2015

Track and Field Lands 44 on Academic Honor Roll

Four student-athletes posted 4.0 GPAs in the spring

*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: 4:44.95
3000m: 10:07.79
5000m: 17:32.63
3000m Steeplechase: 10:33.79
6k Cross Country: 21:30