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12 Teresa Benvenuti

At Princeton:

2014 – Second team NFHCA All-Region honoree … started all 13 of her appearances … finished tied for second on the squad in assists (4) … tied for third on the team in points (16) and goals (6) … after missing six games due to injury, recorded 12 points in final five appearances on five goals and two helpers … matched a career-high with two assists against Dartmouth on Sept. 20 … notched a goal and an assist in the regular season finale vs. Penn on Nov. 8 … had two goals and an assist in an NCAA play-in game against Monmouth on Nov. 12.

2013 - First-team All-Ivy selection ... All-Region first team ... All-America third team ... started all 18 of her appearances ... finished tied for seventh in the conference in assists (8) and eighth in points (24) ... had a goal in five games and an assist in six contests ... factored into the scoring in nine of the squad's outings ... tallied 15 points in Tigers' first five games ... recorded a career-high three goals at Dartmouth on Sept. 21, while also adding an assist ... registered a personal-best 16 shots to finish with a goal and two assists at Brown on Oct. 19 ... had an assist against Maryland in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Nov. 17.

2012 - Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... First-Team All-Ivy ... All-Region first team ... Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Sept. 18 and Oct. 23 ... only newcomer to start every game she played in, making 21 starts and only missing the NCAA Championship game due to injury ... had 21 points on seven goals and seven assists ... led team with four defensive saves ... was 1-for-1 in penalty strokes ... recorded first career defensive save at then-No. 8 Penn State on Sept. 6 ... had first career assist in 4-1 victory vs. Dartmouth on Sept. 15 ... dished two assists and scored her first career goal in 10-2 win over Delaware on Sept. 16 ... recorded first multi-goal game, netting a pair in 7-0 win over Harvard on Oct. 20 ... scored game-winning goal in 4-1 victory over then-No. 4 UConn on Oct. 21 ... recorded an assist in NCAA Play-In Game on Nov. 6 versus then-No. 13 Lafayette ... notched a goal versus then-No. 15 Drexel in NCAA Tournament First Round on Nov. 10 ... tallied two assists in 5-2 comeback victory over then-No. 7 Virginia in NCAA Quarterfinals on Nov. 11 ... scored game-winning goal off first career penalty stroke in overtime versus then-No. 6 Maryland in NCAA Semifinals on Nov. 16.

Before Princeton:

Oak Knoll School - A 2012 graduate of Oak Knoll School ... four-year starter at OKS ... a 2011 All-America Third Team selection, Regional All-America and team Offensive Player of the Year ... was a 2011 All-State, All-Group One, All-North Jersey, all-conference, all-county first team selection ... earned All-America Second Team and Regional All-America honors in 2010 ... was Royals' team MVP and a finalist for New Jersey State Player of the Year ... earned All-State, All-Group One, All-North Jersey, all-conference and all-county first team honors.

Club/National Team - Played club field hockey for Xcalibur Field Hockey for one year in 2011-12 and for The Edge Field Hockey Club for four years previously... played for U.S. Field Hockey Junior National U17 teams before being named to U21 squad in the spring of 2012 ... was named to Senior National Team in 2013.

Personal:

Full name is Teresa Adele Benvenuti, born May 31, 1994 ... she is the youngest child of Eve and Eric Benvenuti ... has an older brother Michael, who was on the crew team at Notre Dame, and an older sister Christina, who played field hockey at Ivy rival Penn.

Career Stats:
Year GP G A Pts Sh SOG GW PS-ATT
2012 21 7 7 21 58 29 2 1-1
2013 18 8 8 24 78 46 3 1-1
2014 13 6 4 16 24 13 3 0-0
Total 52 21 19 61 160 88 8 2-2

Career Highs:

Shots - 16 at Brown on Oct. 19, 2013

Goals - 3 at Dartmouth on Sept. 21, 2013

Assists - 2 - 5x MR vs. Dartmouth on Sept. 20, 2014

Points - 7 at Dartmouth on Sept. 21, 2013 (3 G, 1 A)

Position: Midfield
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Morristown, N.J.
High School: Oak Knoll School
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