#14 - Tim Bennett
2009-10 Football
Joliet, Ill.
Joliet Catholic
Tim Bennett

2011: Played in all 11 games for the Crusaders, making nine starts ... finished the season with 26 receptions for 242 yards ... hauled in touchdown passes in each of the final two games, a 14-yarder against Campbell (Nov. 12) and a six-yarder at Davidson (Nov. 19) ... caught a season-high six passes against Campbell ... had a season-high 73 yards receiving in the season opener against Franklin (Sept. 3), including a long of 38 yards ... returned three kickoffs on the year and made one tackle.

2010: Started the first four games of the year before suffering a season-ending injury ... had a season-high five receptions against Saint Joseph’s (Ind.) on Sept. 18 ... made four grabs for 27 yards, including a season-long 17-yard reception, at Franklin (Sept. 11) ... finished the year with 11 catches for 49 yards ... also had two carries for eight yards ... returned 13 kickoffs for a 17.4-yard per return average ... had a long kickoff return of 24 yards against Saint Joseph’s.

2009: Appeared in nine games for the Crusaders during rookie campaign ... made collegiate debut against Saint Joseph’s (Ind.) on Sept. 5 ... led Valpo with 376 yards receiving and finished second on the team with 27 receptions ... had a team-high 773 all-purpose yards ... had a season-high seven catches for 104 yards against Carthage (Sept. 26) ... had a season-long 39-yard grab at Drake on Oct. 3 ... returned 19 kickoffs for an average of 20.9 yards per return ... had a long kick return of 39 yards against San Diego (Oct. 10) ... recipient of the team’s Offensive Helmet Award.

2008: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... named team’s Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Marian (Ind.) and Dayton games.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Hilltoppers ... led Joliet Catholic to a 13-1 record and the 6A state championship as a senior ... earned All-Area honors in 2007 ... an All-East Suburban Catholic Conference selection as a senior ... also lettered in baseball.

Personal: Tim is the son of James and Sherri Bennett and Joe and Stacey LaCalamita ... majors are marketing and mathematics ... born Nov. 16, 1989.