Fair 57°
Sabrina Benson
  • Event
  • Class
  • Hometown
  • Backstroke/Butterfly/Sprint Freestyle
  • Sophomore
  • Raleigh, N.C.

Updated: March 25, 2013

General: The school-record holder in the 100 backstroke (52.65) and 200 backstroke (1:56.38) ... A member of the 200 and 400 medley relays that were named 2013 ACC Champions and hold the school records.

2012-13: Had a solid sophomore season for Tech as she competed in her second-straight NCAA Championship ... Was the first leg of the 200 medley relay that placed 21st at NCAAs ... Helped bring in 106 points in relays, along with 12 of her own at the ACC Championships ... A member of the 200 and 400 medley relays that were named 2013 ACC Champions and hold the school records ... Placed ninth in the 100 backstroke and 14th in the 200 backstroke at ACCs ... Won her first individual event of the season in the win against William & Mary and Miami, swimming a season-best 57.08 in the 100 backstroke ... Took fourth in the 100 backstroke against No. 10 Tennessee ... Placed third in the 100 backstroke and eighth in the 100 butterfly at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Placed eighth in the 50 freestyle and swam the first leg of the 400 medley relay team that won at Georgia Tech ... Swam the first leg of the 200 medley relay team that placed second at Duke ... Took eighth in the 100 freestyle and fifth in the 100 backstroke at North Carolina ... Saw her first action of the season, swimming the first leg of the 400 medley relay in the season opener against Gardner-Webb, VMI and Liberty ... Helped the H2Okie relay team to a first-place finish, along with placing second in the 50 backstroke.

2011-12: Had an outstanding freshman campaign, competing in the NCAA and ACC Championships ... Finished 51st in the 100 butterfly, 37th in the 100 backstroke and 47th in the 200 backstroke at NCAAs ... Helped gather 92 points in relay events for the women at ACCs, while finishing in the top-10 in all of her individual events and set a school record in the 100 backstroke ... Won the 100 backstroke in the dual meet against Georgia Tech and Miami ... Took home the gold in the 100 freestyle and the 100 butterfly at William & Mary ... Finished in second place in the 100 backstroke and sixth in the 50 freestyle against Virginia...Earned 56.5 points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, finishing sixth in the 100 backstroke, seventh in the 100 butterfly and 10th in the 200 backstroke, setting career bests in the 100 fly and 100 back ... Swept both backstroke events and placed second in the 100 butterfly at Ohio State ... Won the 100 backstroke in the quad meet against Florida State, Duke and UNC Wilmington ... Took home the 100 backstroke title, while placing third in the 100 butterfly against North Carolina ... Went undefeated in her collegiate debut, taking home the gold in the 100 and 200 backstrokes against NC State and James Madison.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Broughton High School … Received Most Valuable Player all four years … Was an All-American her freshman, junior and senior campaigns … A member of the YMCA of the Triangle Area for the past eight years.

Personal: Sabrina Benson was born Aug. 31, 1993, in Raleigh, N.C. ... Daughter of Leo and Dianna Benson … Has two younger siblings, Curtis and Fiona ... Majoring in visual communication design.

Benson's Career Best
100 Back: 52.65* 200 Back: 1:56.38*
100 Butterfly: 54.16 50 Freestyle: 23.73

* Denotes school record

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