|Hometown:||Mercer Island, WA|
|High School:||Mercer Island|
Four-year member of the track and field/cross country program at Mercer Island High School ... Served as team captain of both cross country and track and field his senior year ... Was coached by Erica Hill ... Named Second Team All-Kings County in cross country his final year ... Top 5k time was a 16:39 ... Clocked a 4:29.5 in the 1,600 meters and a 9:38 in the 3,200 meters.
Son of David and Hilary Benson ... Born March 20 ... Plans to major in political science.
"I chose Emory because of the team, the campus and strong academic opportunities presented at the University."