John Benedetto
John Benedetto
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Winnetka, Ill.
High School: New Trier
Major: Business

Sophomore (2016-17): Finished the season ranked 15th in the Oracle/ ITA Central Region doubles rankings along with partner Fred Daum… Went 19-14 in doubles play during the year and 0-3 in singles matches… Played primarily at no. 1 doubles with Daum, going 13-10 in such matches… Was 16-10 overall in doubles play during the spring dual match season… Ended his sophomore season ranked 15th in school history in career doubles winning percentage (.638) and 17th in career doubles victories (37)… Received UAA Spring All-Academic and ITA Scholar-Athlete Recognition.

Freshman (2015-16): Was a key player for the Spartans during his freshman season, going 11-3 at third doubles with fellow freshman David Zakhodin… Went 18-7 overall in doubles matches during the 2015-16 season… Went 2-4 in singles matches during the year, including a 2-1 mark in the spring… Claimed his first career singles win in straight sets at third singles during the team’s victory over Grossmont College… Won 11 of his last 14 doubles contests… Was 2-1 in doubles play at the 2016 UAA Championships… Selected as an ITA Scholar-Athlete.

Personal: Was a two-year member of the New Trier High School tennis team... Born November 23… son of John and Lisa.