Meet the Pioneers...

#5 - Brett Benesh
Position: Infielder
Bats/Throws R/R
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
City, State: Madison, WI
High School: Edgewood HS

2011: Statistics

2010: Played in 42 games, starting 41...posted a team-best 20 multi-hit games, including three four-hit games...led team with a .380 batting average and 63 hits...shared the team lead with 13 doubles with Aaron Hopson...second on the team with 28 walks and eight stolen bases...third on the team with 43 RBIs, incluuding 10 multi-RBI games...went 4-for-6 with a double and two runs scored against Frostburg State (Mar. 15)...went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and a double against Washington University-St. Louis (Game 2 - Mar. 27)...went 4-for-5 against UW-Superior (Game 2 - May 9) with four RBI, including two home runs and two runs scored.

2009: Started 32 games…had 125 at bats with a .275 batting average
...hit a game-winning home run in the eighth inning against UW-La Crosse...went 2 for 3 with a home run and a two RBI single at UW-Stout...second on the team with 27 walks.

2008: Appeared in 30 games, starting 23...went 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs, a stolen base, and his first career home run against Rockford College...had four RBIs, a stolen base and went 3 for-5 at UW-La Crosse.

Prior to UW-Platteville: Lettered three times at Edgewood High School...named all-conference his sophomore, junior and senior years... selected first team all-conference all-city player of the year, all-district, all-area and first team all-state as a senior.

Personal: Son of Richard and Ruth engineering major.