Ashleigh Bennett
Ashleigh Bennett
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charleston, S.C.
High School: West Ashley

2017-18 – JUNIOR SEASON
Set new personal best in placing 11th at HL meet in 100 backstroke in 56.81 seconds … Broke her personal best entering the meet by over a second and surpassed her seed by 10 places … Also set new career best in 50 free at HL meet (24.12 seconds), just missing scoring … Swam third leg of CSU’s 200 free relay that finished fourth at HL meet … Competed in 200 backstroke for first time as a collegian in dual at Youngstown and promptly won the race in 2:07.52 … Went out to compete in event again at HL Championships.

2016-17 – SOPHOMORE SEASON
Competed in the 50 and 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke at Horizon League Championships … Set new career bests in both the 100 free (53.18) and the 100 back (58.08) … Swam the third leg on CSU’s 200 freestyle relay team that finished third at League meet (1:33.16) … Was among top five on team during season in both 50 free and 100 back.

2015-16 – FRESHMAN SEASON
Swam the third leg of the 200 freestyle relay at Horizon League Championships that took sixth in 1:35.01 … Competed in three individual events at league meet (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke) … Highest individual finish was 21st in 100 back in 59.47 seconds … Swam third leg of 400 freestyle relay that took seventh in 3:29.48 … Had third-fastest time on team in 50 freestyle during the season (24.30 seconds).

PERSONAL
Born September 19, 1996... daughter of Michael and Jessica Bennett... has one brother, Cooper... accounting major.