Did You Know: Joe Benson was a two-time all-state selection and the Baltimore Metro Player-of-the-Year in football while playing at McDonogh.
This Season: Suffered a torn ACL at the end of first semester and will miss the entire 2006 season. Planning to return for a fifth year in 2007. 2005: Played in a career-high 10 games and started the first four games of the season on Hopkins' first midfield Scored a career-high eight goals and added two assists for 10 points Tied for third on the team with two extra man goals Scored a career-high three goals and added one assist for a personal-best four points in an 11-5 win over Hofstra Entered game against Hofstra with career totals of two goals and one assist Matched career-high with three goals against Marist in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and added a goal in the NCAA Quarterfinals against UMass.
2004: Appeared in five games as a reserve attackman Registered one goal and had one ground ball to his credit Tallied lone goal in a 17-6 win over Albany Played in the first NCAA Tournament game of his career with an appearance in the 15-3 win over Providence in the first round.
2003: Missed the second half of the season after suffering a broken collarbone in practice on April 8 Finished the season with two goals and one assist for three points Scored both of his goals and added an assist in JHU's 16-7 win over Albany.
At McDonogh: Played football, basketball and lacrosse Two-time all-state, all-city, all-county and all-metro selection in lacrosse and football Led football and basketball teams to MIAA championships.
Personal Profile: Joseph R. Benson The son of Rodney and Charlotte Benson Born January 15, 1984 Younger brother of Bobby Benson, who graduated from Johns Hopkins in 2003 and finished his career at Homewood ranked sixth on the Blue Jays' career goal-scoring list with 124 Economics major.
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