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Hemingway Benton
Hemingway  Benton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glencoe, Ill.

High School:
New Trier

Height:
5-10

06/16/2015

Four Cavalier Rowers Earn CRCA All-America Honors

Casto and Youngling named to first team

06/03/2015

Cavaliers Earn CRCA All-Region, National Scholar-Athlete Honors

Four UVa student-athletes named first-team all-region

05/31/2015

Virginia Varsity Four Wins NCAA Title, Cavaliers Place Fifth Overall

Cavaliers claim ninth NCAA boat championship in program history

05/30/2015

Virginia Advances Two Boats to Grand Finals at NCAA Championships

Varsity Eight and Varsity Four will compete for national titles Sunday

05/29/2015

Virginia Advances Three Boats on First Day of NCAA Championships

Varsity Eight and Varsity Four win heats

2014-15
• Second-Team CRCA All-American
• CRCA All-Region 3 First Team member
• All-ACC Team member
• Part of the Varsity Eight that earned third at the NCAA Championships
• Member of the ACC Champion V8 that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Rowed with the V8 all season
• Part of the V8 that finished as the top collegiate boat at the Head of the Charles

2013-14
• CRCA All-South Region Second Team member
• Member of the Varsity Eight that placed eighth at NCAAs
• Part of ACC Champion V8 that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Rowed with the V8 all season
• Part of the V8 that finished as the top collegiate boat (fourth overall) at the Head of the Charles

2012-13
• Member of Varsity Eight that finished fourth at NCAAs
• Split time between V8 and 2V8 in spring
• Part of 2V8 that placed fourth at San Diego Crew Classic
• In bow seat for V8 that finished third at Head of the Charles and was top collegiate boat

2011-12
• Member of Varsity Eight that won NCAA and ACC Championships
• Part of Second Varsity Eight that finished third at San Diego Crew Classic

High School

• Member of the 2008, 2009 and 2011 SRAA National Championship squads
• Placed third at the 2010 youth nationals
• Member of the US Junior National squad that competed at 2010 Junior World Championships, placing seventh in the pairs
• Part of the Midwest Championship teams from 2008-11
• Holds the New Trier school record in the 2K and 6K
• Honored as a scholar-athlete all four years

Personal

• Mother is Kim Benton
• Has a brother, Colby

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