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Rob Bennie

OF/INF
Position
6'2''
Height
205 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
R/R
B/T
Stroudsburg, Pa.
Hometown
Stroudsburg
High School

 

Robert Bennie
Robert Bennie

 

2013
? Played in 13 games, coming in as pinch hitter or defensive replacement in each
? Picked up first two hits against Yale (3/20)
? Had pinch-hit single in win over Duke (5/11)
? Scored runs in four different games

PREP
? Was two-sport standout at Stroudsburg
? Was first athlete in school history to earn all-state honors in two sports in same year
? Named first-team all-state in baseball and football in 2012
? Mountain Valley Conference MVP in baseball in 2011 and 2012 (also conference MVP in football in 2012)
? Holds Stroudsburg’s career hits record (130)
? Hit .550 as junior (school record) and .452 as senior
? Two-year baseball team captain
? 2011 and 2012 Pocono Record Male Athlete of the Year
? Coached by Phil Stokes in baseball at Stroudsburg
? Also played four years of football (quarterback/safety) and was two-way starter for three years
? Holds school record in total offensive yards with 6,026
? Broke single-season school total offense record with 3,049 yards (previously held by Artie Owens, who went on to play for San Diego Chargers)
? Rushed for 1,786 yards in 2012 (most in school history for QB, second among all backs); also passed for 1,263 yards in 2012 (second all-time)
? Named first-team all-conference at safety in 2012 with 136 tackles and six interceptions

PERSONAL
? Parents are Joe and Mari Bennie
? Has one brother, Joey and two sisters, Jamie and Stephanie
? Brother currently plays baseball at East Stroudsburg University