Maddie Bennet
Maddie Bennet
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
High School: Kehillah Jewish
Position: Distance
Major: Psychology
College: Pitzer

At Pomona-Pitzer: Entering her senior season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Track and Field and Cross Country teams…Earned a top 50 finish at the 2014 SCIAC Cross Country Championships (45th) out of 117 runners.

High School: Attended Kehillah Jewish High School in Palo Alto, where she competed in five sports (cross country, basketball, swimming, golf and ultimate Frisbee)…Was a three-time MVP in cross country, while finish in the top 10 in the league in each of her final three seasons, including second place as senior…Qualified for the CCS and was one place away from qualifying for states…MVP of the basketball team as a senior, earning honorable mention all-league honors.

Personal: Attending Pitzer College, where she majors in psychology with a minor in sociology…Lists "Child Development" as the most interesting course she has taken at Pitzer so far...Has an older sister…Hobbies include glass fusing, baking, volunteering with special needs children, improve, theatre and sports…Plans to become a pediatric occupational therapist after graduation…Has worked with an organization called Friendship Circle for special needs children throughout high school…Chose Pitzer because “the community and school's values aligned with mine. I like the teaching style and athletic philosophy.”