Height: 5'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Round Lake Beach, Ill.
High School: Grant Community


  • A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee


  • Appeared in 48 games, starting 47
  • Recorded a .291 batting average
  • Recorded first collegiate hit in a 6-0 win over Drexel (Feb. 15)
  • Set a new single-season program record with 16 doubles
  • Led the team in doubles, RBI (27), home runs (three), total bases (73), slugging percentage (.483), and on-base percentage (.344)
  • Also scored 22 runs, hit two triples, and drew 10 walks
  • Went 4-for-5 with two runs and a double at Colgate (April 21)
  • Went 3-for-4 with two runs, an RBI, two doubles, and a triple against Wagner (March 16)
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, an RBI, a home run, and two walks in a 9-7 win at Siena (April 7)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four year member of the varsity softball team under head coach Chris Van Alstine
  • Captained the team her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons
  • Nominated MVP of the team in 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • Set the Single Season Home Run Record with 22 in 2017 which tied for third in the state of Illinois
  • Set the Single Season RBI Record with  70 in 2017
  • Named an All Conference Player in 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • Max Preps underclassmen All American in 2017
  • Played club softball for the Chicago Cheetahs under head coach Brian Bowman
  • Won the Scholar Athlete Award in 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • Member of National Honor Society


  • Daughter of John and Cheryl Bengston
  • Has one brother Michael and one sister Kari
  • Plans to major in Psychology 
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Softball vs. Lafayette Highlights (5/4/2019)
Softball vs. Hartford Highlights (5/1/2019)
Softball Vs. Harvard Highlights (4/2/2019)