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Belen Benitez
Belen Benitez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
E. Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
LA Valley C.C.

Height:
5-6

Position:
P/1B

04/23/2013

HAWK TALK: A WEEKLY RECAP OF UMES ATHLETICS

Bowling wins USBC Championship, women's track finishes third at Morgan Legacy meet

04/20/2013

UMES TAKES HAMPTON TO EXTRAS, FALL IN TWO MEAC CONTESTS

Lady Hawks edged in eight innings in opener, UMES swipes seven bags altogether

04/18/2013

LADY HAWKS DROP TWO 2-1 GAMES AT GEORGE MASON

UMES tally just three hits, pitching dominates play

04/17/2013

HAWK TALK: A WEEKLY RECAP OF UMES ATHLETICS

Bowling finishes third at NCAA Championships, golf finishes sixth in South Carolina

04/17/2013

HAWK TALK: A WEEKLY RECAP OF UMES ATHLETICS

Bowling finishes third at NCAA Championships, golf finishes sixth in South Carolina

2012-13 (Senior): Played in 46 games for UMES, starting in 44 ... PRMC UMES Athlete of the Week (March 11) ... hit .212 with 24 hits and 16 RBI ... recorded a .926 field percentage with 22 putouts ... second on team in hit by pitches (six) and sacrifice bunts (two) ... third for Lady Hawks with seven doubles ... stood in second in nearly every pitching category ... pitched in 24 games and started in 18 ...logged 92.1 innings on the mound with a 7.58 ERA, two wins, 25 strikeouts ... threw seven innings and allowed six hits to pick up win in UMES' first ever MEAC victory over Savannah State (March 15) ... struck out season-high six at Howard (March 23) ... hit first career homer at Howard (March 24) ... was 1-for-2 with three RBI and one triple vs. Siena (March 6) ...had two doubles against Delaware (March 10) ... posted five multi-hit games ... recorded a 10 game reached base safely streak from March 16-30

Personal: Benitez hails from E. Los Angeles, California ... the 2013 season will be her first with the Lady Hawks ... she transferred to UMES in the fall of 2011