14 John Bennett
14 - John Bennett
Height: 5-11
Weight: 155
Year: Fy
Hometown: Gilbertsville, Pa.
High School: Boyertown
Position: MF
Major: Chemistry
gp 13
p 4
g 2
a 2

- "I chose Virginia Wesleyan because of the campus life, how well the team acted as a family, and how at home I felt when I visited"
- Selected VWC over Goucher College

Career Highs
Goals: 1 – (2x, most recent, at Roanoke – 4/4/15)
Assists: 1 – (2x, most recent, at Roanoke – 4/4/15)
Points: 2 – (at Roanoke – 4/4/15)
Ground Balls: 6 – (Randolph-Macon – 3/21/15)
Caused Turnovers: 1 – (4x, most recent, vs. Roanoke – 5/2/15)
Face-Off Wins: 1 – (2x, most recent, 1-2 - Washington and Lee – 4/25/15)

First-Year (2015): Played in 13 games as a first-year… Scored his first collegiate goal while adding six ground balls in an 11-7 victory over Randolph-Macon College on March 21… Tallied a goal and an assist at Roanoke College on April 4… Saw limited time in the face-off circle, going 1-for-2 in the regular season finale with Washington and Lee University on April 25.

Academic Accomplishments: Academic Dean’s Scholarship recipient.

Before VWC: Competed in lacrosse, cross country and winter track at Boyertown… Averaged 1.9 goals, 2.3 assists and eight ground balls per game as a senior in lacrosse, helping Boyertown to an 8-8 finish… Earned all-league accolades in lacrosse and cross country… First team All-Area honoree in lacrosse and cross country… Two-time first team All-Area honoree in winter track… Student council representative… New Hanover United Methodist youth leader.

Personal: Son of Melissa and David Bennett… Dad attended Lock Haven University, mom attended Penn State University and the University of Wisconsin… Has one sister, Sarah, a student at Temple University.

Get to Know John

- Enjoys alternative music, Chinese pot stickers and spending vacation time in Hawaii
- Favorites include the book "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief," the movie "Secretariat" and the TV series "Breaking Bad"
- A fan of basketball's Kevin Durant, football's New England Patriots and actor Mark Wahlberg

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "outgoing, competitive, energetic, hardworking, leader, team oriented"
  • Career goal after graduation from VWC: "to become a physician assistant"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "the atmosphere of competition and being surrounded by people who love the same sport you do"
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "my overall aggressiveness on the field"
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to improve all aspects of my game and to help VWC become a power in the ODAC (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)"
  • If I could spend the day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Tornstein Horgmo. He is my favorite snowboarder and I believe we would have a fun time on the slopes for a day"
  • It's the year 2030 and: "I'm working as a physician assistant, traveling with my family, and coaching youth athletics"
  • People might be surprised to know: "I can solve a 3x3 Rubix cube in under 30 seconds"
  • The most important advice I've received is: "Don't underestimate the little guy because most of the time he has the bigger heart" -- My high school lacrosse coach
Recent Games
Apr 11 at Lynchburg L, 19-5
Apr 15 Randolph W, 16-10
Apr 18 at Guilford W, 10-7
Apr 22 Hampden-Sydney W, 12-10
Apr 25 Washington and Lee L, 15-7
May 2 vs. Roanoke L, 11-5
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 7
Points 4 4
Goals 2 2
Assists 2 2
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 31 21
Turnovers 8 4
Caused turnovers 4 2
Faceoffs 2-10 1-5
Faceoff percentage 20.0 20.0
Shots 2 2
Shooting percentage 100.0 100.0
Shots on goal 2 2
Shots on goal percentage 100.0 100.0
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 1 vs. Ferrum W, 14-13 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 7 Eastern L, 11-8 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 8 Coast Guard W, 12-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-1 0 - 0 -
Mar 11 at Chris. Newport L, 20-6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1-4 0 - 0 -
Mar 14 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 10-7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 18 Messiah L, 9-7 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Randolph-Macon W, 11-7 1 0 1 0 0 6 1 0 0-0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 22 Greensboro W, 13-5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 28 Shenandoah W, 11-10 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 4 at Roanoke W, 17-15 1 1 2 0 0 5 2 0 0-0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 11 at Lynchburg L, 19-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-3 0 - 0 -
Apr 15 Randolph W, 16-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Guilford W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 Hampden-Sydney W, 12-10 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 25 Washington and Lee L, 15-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1-2 0 - 0 -
May 2 vs. Roanoke L, 11-5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2014-15 13 8 2 2 4 0 0 31 8 4 2-10 2 100.0 2 100.0
2015-16 17 - 1 4 5 0 0 28 10 8 8-35 11 9.1 8 72.7
Total 30 8 3 6 9 0 0 59 18 12 10-45 13 23.1 10 76.9
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 13 8 2 2 4 0 0 31 8 4 2-10 2 100.0 2 100.0
Conference 7 6 2 2 4 0 0 21 4 2 1-5 2 100.0 2 100.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 7 5 1 1 2 0 0 19 3 3 1-3 1 100.0 1 100.0
Away 4 2 1 1 2 0 0 9 2 0 1-7 1 100.0 1 100.0
Neutral 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
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Wins 8 5 2 2 4 0 0 27 5 2 0-1 2 100.0 2 100.0
Losses 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 2-9 0 - 0 -
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March 8 3 1 1 2 0 0 22 3 2 1-5 1 100.0 1 100.0
April 4 4 1 1 2 0 0 7 3 1 1-5 1 100.0 1 100.0
May 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0-0 0 - 0 -