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7 Anesia Benton
Height: 6-0
Year: JR
Hometown: Lima, Ohio
High School: Lima Senior
Position: OH

2009: Anesia Benton was a spark for the Eagles in her sophomore season, providing a power swing on the left side. She played in 61 sets and finished her second year with 72 kills.

2008:
Benton asserted herself into the starting line-up as a freshman, finishing second on the team in kills with 263. She recorded her first double-digit kill total in the second match of the season against Saint Leo. She was named the Nanook Classic MVP after posting kill totals of 11, 19 and 18 during the tournament. During her first collegiate year she had 14 matches with double-digit kills and had her career high of 19 at the Nanook Classic.

High School: Benton had an extremely productive senior year for the Spartans…she was named District 8 Division I player of the year last season…Benton was two-time first-team all-district (2006, 2007)…she was also a two-time first team Greater Buckeye Conference selection…Benton also was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Benton is the daughter of Luther Benton and Robin Whiteside. She is a nursing major.

YR       SP        K         E          TA       PCT     SA       SE       BS     BA       BT      DIGS  ASST
2008    100      263       175       775      .114       0          0          0        15        15          40        2
2009    61        72         38         209      .163       0          0          0         0           4          4         7
Totals 161      335       213       984      .123       0          0          0        15        19         44        9