28 - Alyssa Benjamin
Alyssa Benjamin
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Petaluma, Calif.
High School: Casa Grande HS
Position: Defender

UC SANTA BARBARA

2010
Alyssa Benjamin played in 19 games, starting all of them...She had eight shots on the year, three of which were on goal.

2009
Alyssa Benjamin played in 11 games as a sophomore, starting nine times...She had three shots on the year, one of which was on goal...Benjamin scored her only point of the season when she assisted on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory at Nevada.

2008
Benjamin played in 17 games as a freshman, starting 7 times...Her only goal of the season was a game winner against University of San Diego, which also happened to be the only goal of the match...Took eight shots this season, five of which were on goal.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Alyssa Benjamin attended Casa Grande High School...Played for Vinnie Cortezzo...As team captain, she helped Casa Grande to a 17-2-1 record as a senior...Helped her school to the South County League and North Coast Section titles in 2007...Named First Team All-North Coast Section, First Team All-Empire, and First Team All-South County League...Benjamin was selected North Coast Section Player of the Year as a senior...A two-time league Defensive Player of the Year...She was team captain for Sonoma County Alliance.

PERSONAL
Born September 28, 1990 in Oakland, Calif....Daughter of Bill and Ronnie Benjamin...Also competed in track and field at Casa Grande High School...Enjoys snowboarding, hiking, going to the beach, and watching movies...Also likes to spend time with her family, and considers herself pretty good at Guitar Hero...Would like to become an athletics trainer or a physical therapist...Plans to major in biopsychology with a minor in exercise and sports studies.

Career Statistics

YearGP-GSShotsGoalsAssistsPoints
200817-78102
200911-93011
201019-19800
Totals28-1611      113