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


  • competed in Guilford's spring outdoor season
  • her 30.28-meter discus toss at the ODAC Championships broke the standard set in 2010 and placed 12th in the meet
  • broke her own shot put record April 15 at the Aggie Invitational with a throw of 10.94 meters, which ranked sixth among the league in the spring
  • placed sixth in the shot put at the ODAC meet with a throw of 10.75 meters
  • set the school's indoor shot put record (10.60m) at the Finn Pincus Invitational
  • had Guilford's best indoor weight throw of the year (10.44 meters) at the Wake Forest Invitational, fourth-best in school history
  • both her shot put and weighted throws ranked first on the team
  • placed 12th in shot put (10.26m) and 18th in the weight throw at the ODAC Indoor Championships
  • completes her career with all of the top-eight indoor shot put throws in school history, and six of the top eight weight throws


  • had season-best indoor shot put 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


  • 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)


  • 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


  • twice earned Academic All-ODAC honors
  • four-time member of Guilford's Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • 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