Stephanie Benko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Canaan, Conn.

High School:
New Canaan

Major:
Biology

Stephanie  Benko

05/19/2016

PARDees Close Out Class of 2016’s Athletic Careers

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

05/10/2016

Lafayette Announces Female 1913 Trophy Nominees

Andrews, Potoczak and Benko up for top athlete honor

05/03/2016

No Time to Waste

By GoLeopards.com Featured Columnist Mandy Housenick

01/26/2016

Cross Country Lands 18 on PL Academic Honor Roll

Emily Moore (4.00) and Matt Weintraub (3.83) post highest respective team GPAs

11/20/2015

Benko, Grewal Named MC Scholar-Athletes

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

09/23/2015

XC Dual Meet vs. Lehigh

Photos by Rick Smith and Harvey Situ

09/24/2012

Lafayette XC Lafayette/Lehigh Dual Meet

Lafayette Cross Country - Lafayette/Lehigh Dual Meet

09/24/2012

Lafayette XC Lehigh Invitational

Lafayette Cross Country - Lehigh Invitational

*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