As a junior:
Led the Bobcats in kills (181), kills per game (1.87), assists (384), assists per game (3.96), blocks (48) and blocks per game (0.49) ... finished second on the team in hitting percentage (.115), digs (215) and digs per game (2.22) ... took third on the team in service aces (21) ... compiled three triple-doubles, Sept. 28, against St. Francis (N.Y.), Oct. 27, against Saint Francis (Pa.), and Nov. 3, at St. Francis (N.Y.) ... was named Quinnipiac Female Athlete of the Month for August, averaging 2.14 kills, 3.43 assists and 2.0 digs in two games ... earned all-tournament team honors at the Bobcat Invitational, averaging 1.78 kills, 3.44 assists and 2.0 digs per game ... established season-highs in kills (16), assists (22), digs (21) and blocks (5), Sept. 28, vs. St. Francis (N.Y.).
As a sophomore:
Named co-captain for 2007 season ... appeared in 100 games ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the UMES Kickoff Classic, the Western New York Invitational, the CCSU Blue Devil Tournament, and the UPenn Sheraton Invitational ... led team in kills with 183 ... her 301 assists and 200 digs both ranked second on the team ... fourth on the team with 34 blocks.
Appeared in 75 games ... named the NEC Rookie of the Week on Oct. 24 ... ranked fifth on the team in kills (127) ... had a .150 hitting percentage and 11 assists ... recorded 113 digs which was fifth on the team and accumulated 37 blocks.
A four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Joseph A. Foran High School ... she also played basketball for two years and ran track for three years ... she was a first-team All-SWC, a first-team All-SCC, and a first-team All-State selection ... she was named a Conn. Senior All-Star ... Benigno's Conn. Juniors team was New England Champions ... she selected Quinnipiac over St. Francis ( Pa.) and the University of Maine.
Born in Bridgeport, CT ... the daughter of Patricia and John Benigno ... has an older brother, John, who played football in college ... majoring in nursing.