Madeline Benz
Madeline Benz
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chester, NJ
High School: Villa Walsh Academy
Position: All-Around

As a Sophomore in 2012:  Competed exhibition routines on the uneven bars in Brown’s final two meets of the season, as she was returning from an injury … Earned NACGC/W Scholastic All-America honors .. Was an ECAC All-Academic Team selection, and earned the team’s Bruno Award.  

As a Freshman in 2011: Earned the team’s Bruno Award, which is given to the team member who displays the best sportsmanship, team spirit, and positive motivation for the team throughout the season … Competed mostly on the beam for the Bears this season and had a big routine for the squad with a career-high 9.750 in a meet against New Hampshire and Central Michigan which led the team to a season-high score of 193.675 … Earned ECAC All-Academic Team honors and received ECAC Rookie of the Week honors.

Before Brown: A four-year Level 10 gymnast … placed fifth on beam at Level 10 States, and was a Level 10 Regional Qualifier … was a USAIGC National All-Around and Beam Champion, and competed for Northern Elite Gymnastics… a recipient of the High Honor Roll throughout high school, and was a member of both the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society … worked as a peer leader, peer tutor, and State Assembly Representative for the Villa Walsh Academy chapter of the Junior State of America.