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Joey Benson - Beach Volleyball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Joey Benson






Buckeye, Ariz.

High School

Verrado HS

CLUB: Played for the RPM Sand Volleyball Club and Club Arrowhead… Qualified for the Junior Olympics, AVP National Championships and BVCA National Championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018…Competed on the USA Volleyball Arizona High Performance Beach Volleyball Team in 2015 and 2016 and the indoor team in 2014. 

HIGH SCHOOL:  Graduated from Verrado High School in 2018… Recorded the most blocks and aces on the varsity indoor team in 2016… Won the “Character Matters” award on the 2016 varsity volleyball team… Lettered in beach volleyball, indoor volleyball, track and field and badminton…Won the 2018 Badminton Division II Section Championship… Four-year academic letter recipient. 

PERSONAL: Born July 11 in Glendale, Ariz… Parents are Lisa and Gary Benson… Has one brother, Tim… Majoring in exercise science.