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16 Robert Bennie
Robert  Bennie

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Stroudsburg, Pa.

High School:
Stroudsburg

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
OF/1B

B/T:
R/R

04/16/2014

No. 1 Virginia Cruises Past William & Mary, 11-2

Cavaliers rack up 14 hits while UVa limits potent W&M offense to just four hits

04/02/2014

No. 1 Virginia Blanks George Washington, 10-0

Cogswell records four-hit game as UVa picks up third shutout of season

03/11/2014

No. 3 Baseball Rolls to 13-2 Win Over James Madison

Cavaliers pile up 16 hits to cruise to win

02/15/2014

No. 1 Baseball Blows Out VMI, 12-0

Kirby fires six shutout innings as Cavaliers bounce back for big win

02/11/2014

2014 Baseball Season Outlook

Cavaliers open 2014 season Friday (Feb. 14) against Kentucky

2013
• Played in 13 games, coming in as pinch hitter or defensive replacement in each
• Picked up first two hits against Yale (3/20)
• Had pinch-hit single in win over Duke (5/11)
• Scored runs in four different games

PREP
• Was two-sport standout at Stroudsburg
• Was first athlete in school history to earn all-state honors in two sports in same year
• Named first-team all-state in baseball and football in 2012
• Mountain Valley Conference MVP in baseball in 2011 and 2012 (also conference MVP in football in 2012)
• Holds Stroudsburg's career hits record (130)
• Hit .550 as junior (school record) and .452 as senior
• Two-year baseball team captain
• 2011 and 2012 Pocono Record Male Athlete of the Year
• Coached by Phil Stokes in baseball at Stroudsburg
• Also played four years of football (quarterback/safety) and was two-way starter for three years
• Holds school record in total offensive yards with 6,026
• Broke single-season school total offense record with 3,049 yards (previously held by Artie Owens, who went on to play for San Diego Chargers)
• Rushed for 1,786 yards in 2012 (most in school history for QB, second among all backs); also passed for 1,263 yards in 2012 (second all-time)
• Named first-team all-conference at safety in 2012 with 136 tackles and six interceptions

PERSONAL
• Parents are Joe and Mari Bennie
• Has one brother, Joey and two sisters, Jamie and Stephanie
• Brother currently plays baseball at East Stroudsburg University

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