18 Rayce Bennett
18 Rayce Bennett
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: SO
Hometown: Fredericksburg
High School: Massaponax
Position: D
Major: Health and Human Services
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because I loved the atmosphere around the school, along with the passion the coaches showed.  ALso, the opportunity to be close and more hands-on with my teachers."
  • Selected VWC over the University of Mary Washington, Messiah College, and West Virginia University

VWC Career Statistics

YearGPGSGoalsGWAssistsPointsShots
20125000000

Season Highlights

2013

  • TBA

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Presidential Scholarship recipient

Prep Accolades

  • Helped guide Massaponax to a 12-7-1 record as a senior
  • Two time All-Commonwealth District honoree
  • Honorable mention All-Area honoree as a senior
  • Team Gladiator Award recipient
  • Three year varsity player
  • Perfect Reading SOL score as a junior

Personal

  • Son of Carmella and Don Bennett
  • Has one sister, Brooke, a student at Liberty University
  • Enjoys all types of music and spending vacation time at Sarasota, Florida
  • A fan of Spanish soccer star Sergio Ramos, soccer's Manchester United, and actor Jonah Hill
  • Favorites include the book "Into Thin Air," the movie "Saving Private Ryan," and the TV series "Family Guy"
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "hard worker, personable, coachable, easy going, driven"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being able to go out and compete to be the best day in and day out."
  • The part of my game I've most improved is: "being more offensive minded, off foot."
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to compete to get into the starting 11, then continue to become the best player I can be."
  • If I could spend the day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Sammy Baugh, so he could tell me what it was like when the Redskins were good."
  • If I could participate in a reality show it would be: "The Real World, because they get to do whatever they want and be on television, as well as get paid for it."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I'm in Sarasota, Florida, with my wife and playing what's left of my soccer career."
  • If I could possess one superpower it would be: "invisibility. I think it would be cool to sneak into special events."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I'm only 17. Mosst people think I look older."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "the only time success comes before work is in the dictionary"