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Kristyn Benavidez
Kristyn  Benavidez


Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Wilson HS





Long Beach State Places 18 Student-Athletes On All-Academic Team

In all, the Big West honored 190 student-athletes on it 2013 Fall All-Academic team.


Long Beach State makes third-straight NCAA postseason appearance, finishes season at 12-8-0

49ers reach double-figure wins for seventh time in last eight years


49er women's soccer travels to No. 17 Santa Clara for NCAA first round game

Long Beach State will be making its third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance


LBSU remains in the hunt for a Big West Tournament berth with 5-0 rout of Hawaii

Senior Nadia Link scores 32nd career goal, adds an assist


Long Beach State travels north for crucial Big West games at UC Davis, Pacific

49ers enter the weekend tied for third in Big West standings

2013 (Senior): Played in 13 games, making five starts ... Finished with one assist and two shot attempts ... Helped the 49ers to a 3-2 victory at No. 23 Texas Tech on Sept. 1 ... Started the sequence that set up the game-winning goal with two seconds left in regulation ... Both of her shots came at Auburn (Sept. 15) where she played a season-high 65 minutes ... Named to the Big West All-Academic Team.

2012 (Junior): Made 14 appearances on the year ... Finished with two goals on four shots ... First career goal came in a 5-1 win at UC Riverside (Sept. 28) ... Also found the back of the net in a 5-0 victory over Hawai'i (Oct. 26) ... Earned the start against Cal Poly on Oct. 7.

2011 (Sophomore): Saw action in three games on the season.

2010 (Freshman): Did not play in any matches.

High School: Lettered four years at Wilson High School ... Led the Bruins to a CIF, state and national championship in 2008 ... Two-time first-team All-Moore League selection.

Club: Won a pair of National Cup championships as a member of the Eclipse (2010) and Slammers (2008) ... Selected to play on the 2010 North All-Star Team.

Personal: Brother, Devin, attended Long Beach State ... Majoring in communication studies.


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