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#4 - Tim Bennett
2012-13 Football
POS.
WR
HT.
5-11
WT.
185
YR.
5th/Sr.
HOMETOWN
Joliet, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
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.

2012-13 Football
1 Devan GadsonDB
2 Alan Porter, Jr.DB
3 Eric SlenkWR
4 Tim BennettWR
5 Ryan GorskiQB
6 Jabril BakerRB
7 Dylan SimkinWR
8 Ali ShahineDB
9 Ben LehmanQB
10 Quinn SchaferQB
11 A.J. BradleyDB
12 Steve O'BryantDB
13 Scott StaalQB
14 Andrew CassaraWR
15 Alex HentgenWR
15-S Josh YoungK
16 Keith LarsonDB
16-O Trae HoeskeQB
17 Kevin FergusonDB
18 Fred GladneyWR
19 Eric HoffmanQB
20 Mike PandoK
21 Dylan StormDB
22 Alex GraskDB
23 Ryan SinghDB
24 Patrick DerbakLB
25 Sterling SummervilleRB
26 Colin BurkeLB
27 Carlos HunterLB
28 Dale CookDB
29 Hayden HastDB
30 Max DeliaRB
31 Melvin Graham IIIDB
32 Ryan LehrTE
33 Chris GiehonRB
33-D Alex KozlowskiP/K
34 Emmanuel Bara-HartDB
34-O Branden SlatteryTE
35 Cody GokanLB
36 Tevin JohnsonLB
37 Robert MacariLB
38 Christopher HowardLB
39 Roberto KellyLB
40 Nate SaariLB
41 Cody CottonDB
42 Zach BiharyRB
43 Aaron BrunnerTE
44 Gabe Ali-ElRB
46 Alex GreenLB
47 Jordan LewisLB
48 Ryan MundyLB
49 Jake HutsonRB
50 Bruce CollinsDL
52 Francis Baker, Jr.LB
57 Bill BodzianowskiOL
58 Matt BarlowDL
59 J.T. RotroffLB
60 John GuilfordDL
61 Nate KoenemanOL
62 Tom EhrlichOL
63 Frankie ManninoOL
64 Ben DuKatzOL
65 Colm FlahertyOL
66 Colton SanchezLB
67 Charlie HackettDL
70 Matt SchrollOL
71 Sam ManternachOL
72 Drew WhiteDL
73 Cody HopkinsOL
74 Curtis VacendakDL
75 Stuart BarkleyOL
77 Joe AngerOL
78 Brendan FlahertyOL
79 Sean CookOL
80 Brad SiculaWR
81 Tony TaibiWR
82 Kent WarrenWR
83 Mike GertonTE
84 Tanner KuramataWR
85 Andrew ButtsWR
86 Cole AndersonWR
87 Colin MarcottWR
88 Greg WoodP
89 Austin EtzlerWR
90 Matt MallonTE
92 Bryce DempseyDL
93 John GiovencoDL
95 Nick MoffittDL
96 Ralph LauxLB
97 Austin BrosharDL
98 Nick ScovilleDL
99 Wesley ManderscheidLS
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler