Women's Track & Field

Becca Benfield
Becca Benfield
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lawndale, N.C.
High School: Burns
Position: Throws
Events: Throws
Major: Psychology

2015-16

  • broke her own indoor shot put record with a throw of 10.39 meters at the Captains Invitational January 23
  • recorded the third-longest weight throw (10.49 meters) in school history at the ODAC Indoor Championships February 28
  • competed in three outdoor meets in the outdoor season
  • season-best shot put throw (10.06 meters) at the Aggie Invitational at NC State A&T University placed sixth and ranks second in school history
  • top javelin throw (24.33 meters) placed 12th at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships and ranks sixth in school history
  • best discus throw (25.73) meters at the Seahawk Invitational at UNC Wilmington placed sixth and ranks fifth in school history

2014-15

  • competed in five indoor meets and six outdoor meets
  • had a team season best in the shot put (9.59m) at the ODAC Indoor Championships, also the second-best indoor mark in school history
  • had a team season best in the weight throw (10.50m) at the ODAC Indoor Championship, also the second best indoor mark in school history
  • broke Guilford’s shot put record with a 10.35m throw at the Outdoor ODAC Championships
  • set Guilford’s record for javelin with a 28.10 meter throw at the High Point VertKlasse
  • season best discus throw ranks fourth in school history (25.77m, High Point VertKlasse)

2013-14

  • participated in two indoor meets as a thrower
  • set the Guilford’s shot put record (9.78 meters) at the Winston-Salem State Open
  • had the second-best shot put (9.02 meters) at the Tar Heel Open

Personal

  • earned 2015-16 Academic All-ODAC honors
  • three-time member of Guilford's Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • also plays volleyball at Guilford
  • lettered two years at Burns High School under coach Melanie Walker
  • earned all-state track & field recognition
  • also an All-Region and All-Cleveland County performer
  • holds Burns High School record for shot put (34'2") and discus (80')
  • lettered in volleyball three years and named to the All-South Mountain Athletic Conference volleyball team
  • daughter of Christopher and Rhonda Benfield