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#9 Chris Benedict
Position: Defender/Midfielder
Height: 5'9.5"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
City/State: Milburn, N.J.
High School: Milburn

2013: Played in all 17 games and made 16 starts ... had two assists, back-to-back ... collected an assist at Georgetown on Sept. 22 and against Florida International on Sept. 27 ... helped to hold teams to just 9.9 shots a game and 4.1 shot on goal per game.

2012: Played in all 16 games and started in 15 ... had an assist on Princeton's first goal in a 2-1 win over Harvard on Oct. 20 ... took 11 shots, two on goal as a defender ... part of the defense that held teams to just 0.96 goals per game.

2011: Started in all 17 games at left back ... had six points with one goal and four assists ... earned his first career point in a 2-1 win over Villanova on Sept. 16 ... had assists against Seton Hall on Oct. 4, Columbia on Oct. 15 and Harvard on Oct. 22 ... scored her first career goal in a 2-1 victory over Lafayette ... had 18 total shots and seven on goal.

2010: Has started as left back in all 18 games ... took 10 shots and put three on goal ... part of the defense that has held teams to 1.06 goals per game and allowing just 37.8 percent of shots to make it on goal.

Before Princeton: A four-year starter at Millburn High School in Millburn, N.J. ... helped the team to the state championship in 2008 with a 23-2 record ... team captain in 2009 when he guided the team to its second state final ... Millburn won three consecutive county championships ... named all-conference, all-county and all-state three times apiece ... named the Star-Ledger New Jersey State Player of the Year, ESPN second-team All-America, NSCAA all-region and the Soccer Coaches of New Jersey Player of the Year (North II) as a senior ... captain of the TSF Academy club team where he has been a member for seven years ... TSF are the 2008 and 2009 State Cup Champions, regional semifinalists and Super Y League North American runners-up ... was a member of the 2007 Super-Y ODP National Team training in Germany ... also lettered in baseball.

Personal: Full name is Christopher James Benedict ... born March 1, 1992 ... parents are Lee Benedict and Judith Versenyi ... has two older sisters, Catherine (Tufts '05) and Anne (Tufts '08).

 

 Year  GP-GS  G  A  Pts.
 2010  18-18  0  0  0
 2011  17-17  1  4  6
 2012  16-15  0  1  1
 2013  17-16  0  2  2
 Career  68-66  1  7  9
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