Track & Field

Catherine Benage

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spokane, Wash.

High School:
Gonzaga Prep.

Event:
Throws

Experience:
SR

Catherine Benage

04/24/2010

Marquette Track & Field Twilight Meet

Marquette Track & Field Twilight Meet

Personal Bests
Outdoor:

Javelin 129-0 (*No. 3 all-time at MU)

2010-11: Competed in the javelin at eight meets during the outdoor season ... Notched a top throw of 123 feet, 1 inch (37.53 meters) at the Polytan Invitational (April 22) to finish fifth ... Recorded a second-place finish at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 8).

2009-10: Did not compete during the indoor season...Recorded a top distance in the javelin of (39.03 meters) to win the dual meet vs. Milwaukee...Won the javelin at four meets in a row during the season, from the dual meet vs. Milwaukee on April 2 to the Marquette Twilight on April 24...Placed 13th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a throw of (37.95 meters).

2008-09: Did not compete in indoor season...Threw BIG EAST qualifying distances in every meet..Bested outdoor personal record three times on the season, reaching 124-10, 128-5 and eventually 129-0 ...Took second overall at the UWM vs. MU Dual Meet...Also took second at the Marquette Twilight..

2007-08: In her first collegiate meet, recorded a personal best and BIG EAST qualifying distance in the javelin with a throw of 124-2 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational...Bested her personal record at the Iowa Invitational, throwing a distance of 124-3...Finished third in javelin at the Marquette Twilight Meet, with a distance of 112-11...Competed in the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, finishing with a throw of 118-4.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Gonzaga Prep...Was captain of her track team as a senior...Competing in the javelin throw..Personal best was 119-7 as a junior.

Personal: Benage was born Nov. 9, 1988 to Charles and Ruth Benage...Has two sisters, Laura and Christine...Majored in exercise science.

(*Rank at end of eligibility)

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