Sam Schlich and John Fatigati named Most Valuable Student-Athletes for the second consecutive season.
As a Sophomore: Competed in eleven meets for the Friars ... Participated in the 200m freestyle relay that earned third place against Seton Hall.
As a Freshman: Collected 7.50 points ... Earned a fifth-place finish in the 200y butterfly (2:31.75) versus Maine and four sixth-place finishes ... Swam a personal-best 2:16.70 in the 200y butterfly at the Husky Open ... Winner of The O'Neill Family Award.
High School: Earned two varsity letters in swimming while at Delbarton...Earned an All-County Honorable Mention in 2012...An AP Scholar with Distinction and Highest Honors recipient all four years.
Personal: Born October 18, 1993...Son of Paul and Katherine Benz...Has three brothers, Alex, who swam for and graduated from Yale, Michael and Gabriel and three sisters, Madeline, a junior at Brown and member of the gymnastics team, Monica and Julia...Finance major.