Career Statistics (Entering 2018): 32 games played, 0 games started … 7 goals, 9 assists … 16 points … 18 steals … 4 ejections drawn … 6-8 in sprints
2017: Valuable reserve as a freshman … played in all 32 games … totaled seven goals, nine assists, 18 steals, four ejections drawn while winning six sprints … scored in five contests, including two-goal outings in wins over Mercyhurst … had a four-game stretch of tallying at least one steal … posted a career-best four steals against No. 16 Indiana in the CWPA Championships.
Before Bucknell: Three-year swimming letterwinner at Green Valley High School … attended same high school as Eleanor Marrs, a standout Bison women's water polo player from 2013-16 … swimming team captain at Green Valley … graduated as school's 200 free relay record holder … helped team to three regional titles and two runner-up finishes at state meet … played club water polo with Team Vegas/Henderson … helped team to Mountain Zone championship … strong sprinter who lost just four sprints in two years of Junior Olympics … played in water polo tournaments with boys team.
Personal: Nina Lyn Benson … born June 8, 1998 in Waconia, Minnesota … daughter of William and Debra Benson … major is undeclared.