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Andy Benesh
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 
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Birth Date March 14, 1995 (24 years old)
Home Town Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Resides Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Height 6'9"
College Southern California
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 7th $4,975
   AVP 7th $4,975
Overall 7th $4,975
 
Bio Bits

College: Benesh was a four-year starter as a middle blocker at Southern Cal. As a freshman he was fifth nationally in hitting percentage (.443), just shy of the school record. As a senior he led the team in hitting percentage, blocks, and aces, finishing sixth in the country in hitting percentage (.429). Benesh ended his career with a .415 hitting percentage throughout his four seasons.

Personal: Benesh was a First Team All-American in high school as well as being a member of Volleyball Magazine's Fab 50 list. Following college he played professionally in Switzerland.
 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd
2018 AVP 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,250.00 355.0 82nd 1 1 0 1 1
2019 AVP 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $3,725.00 1,113.0 39th 1 2 1 2 1
Total
(Rank)
  12
(746th)
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $4,975.00
(357th)
1,468.0   2 3 1 3 2
 
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $4,975.00
(1020th)
1,468.0   2 3 1 3 2
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd
Adam Roberts 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $3,725 1,043.0 1 2 1 2 0
Cole Fiers 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,250 425.0 1 1 0 1 2
Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $4,975 1,468.0 2 3 1 3 2
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd
Adam Roberts 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $3,725 1,043.0 1 2 1 2 0
Cole Fiers 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,250 425.0 1 1 0 1 2
 
Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $4,975 1,468.0 2 3 1 3 2
 
 
Location Summary
 
United States
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd
California: Hermosa Beach AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $2,450 354.0 0 1 0 0 0
California: Huntington Beach AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 70.0 0 0 0 0 1
California: Manhattan Beach AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,525 354.0 1 0 0 0 1
California: San Francisco AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000 120.0 1 0 0 0 0
Hawaii: Waikiki AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 133.0 0 1 0 0 0
Illinois: Chicago AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 132.0 0 0 1 0 0
New York AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 110.0 0 0 0 1 0
Texas: Austin AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 145.0 0 1 0 1 0
Washington: Seattle AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 50.0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $4,975 1,468.0 2 3 1 3 2
 
Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $4,975 1,468.0 2 3 1 3 2
 
 
Season Summaries 2018-19
 
2018 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/17-20 Austin Cole Fiers Q57 29   50
Q1: d. Brian Miller / Brett Ryan (Q8)  21-18, 12-21, 15-13 (1:01)
Q2: l. Hagen Smith / Lucas Yoder (Q25)  16-21, 17-21 (0:44)
7/5-8 San Francisco Cole Fiers Q33,16 13 $1,000.00 120
Q1: d. Charles Porter / Clark Porter (Q32)  21-18, 21-15 (0:35)
Q2: d. Kyle Friend / Myles Muagututia (Q1)  24-22, 21-17 (0:39)
Q3: d. Jordan Drake / Charles VanRees (Q16)  21-10, 12-21, 15-12 (0:47)
Q4: d. Tom Kohler / Tony Pray (Q24)  21-13, 21-13 (0:33)
W1: l. Billy Allen / Ryan Doherty (1)  16-21, 13-21 (0:33)     
C1: l. Avery Drost / Chase Frishman (9)  17-21, 16-21 (0:40)     
7/26-29 Hermosa Beach Cole Fiers Q24,23 17 $250.00 95
Q2: d. Anthony Duke / Kyle Hausheer (Q88)  21-9, 21-11 (0:36)
Q3: d. Timothy Brewster / John Schwengel (Q9)  18-21, 21-17, 16-14
Q4: d. Orlando Irizarry / Troy Schlicker (Q40)  21-10, 19-21, 15-13 (0:56)
W1: l. Michael Brunsting / Ty Loomis (10)  14-21, 15-21 (0:38)     
C1: l. Piotr Marciniak / Eric Zaun (8)  15-21, 19-21 (0:40)     
8/16-19 Manhattan Beach Cole Fiers Q11 33   90
Q2: d. Ashish Kamboj / Elliot McDonald (Q75)  21-9, 21-10 (0:39)
Q3: d. Jake Rosener / Travis Schoonover (Q22)  21-18, 18-21, 15-11 (1:05)
Q4: l. Spencer Sauter / David Vander Meer (Q6,20)  18-21, 14-21 (0:37)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 10-6  
Sets Won-Lost: 20-17  
Points Scored-Allowed: 663-630
Tournaments Played: 4
Best Finish: 13th
Winnings: $1,250
Points: 355
Ranking: 82nd
 
2019 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/2-5 Huntington Beach Cole Fiers Q10 33   70
Q2: d. Wyatt Harrison / Luke McDonald (Q55)  20-22, 13-9 retired (0:40)
Q3: l. Earl Schultz / Jake Urrutia (Q23)  14-21, 17-21 (0:40)
5/16-19 Austin Adam Roberts Q16 17   95
Q2: d. Jonathan Drake / Chris Luers (Q17)  21-15, 18-21, 15-13
Q3: d. Angel De la Cruz / Kristopher Fraser (Q32)  19-21, 21-12, 15-8
Q4: l. Paul Lotman / Gabriel Ospina (Q25,16)  21-11, 13-21, 13-15
6/6-9 New York Adam Roberts Q13 29   110
Q2: l. Peter Connole / Steven Roschitz (Q20,16)  16-21, 17-21
6/20-23 Seattle Adam Roberts Q13 29   50
Q2: l. Angel De la Cruz / Kristopher Fraser (Q20)  26-28, 21-19, 12-15
7/25-28 Hermosa Beach Adam Roberts Q14,20 7 $2,200.00 259
Q2: d. Mark Bermejo / Garret Denney (Q51)  21-15, 21-11
Q3: d. Ty Coutts / Michael Groselle (Q19)  21-19, 21-17
Q4: d. Paul Lotman / Gabriel Ospina (Q3)  21-14, 15-21, 15-8
W1: d. Kyle Radde / Steven Roschitz (13)  21-17, 21-11 (0:41)     
W2: d. Billy Allen / Stafford Slick (4)  23-21, 18-21, 15-11 (0:56)     
W3: l. Ed Ratledge / Roberto Rodriguez (5)  18-21, 15-21 (0:42)     
C3: d. Avery Drost / Chase Frishman (7)  15-21, 21-18, 15-13 (1:03)     
C4: l. Tim Bomgren / Troy Field (1)  21-17, 14-21, 10-15 (0:58)     
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/15-18 Manhattan Beach Adam Roberts 18 13 $1,525.00 264
W1: d. Dylan Maarek / Curt Toppel (15)  21-19, 21-14 (0:43)     
W2: l. Chase Budinger / Casey Patterson (2)  8-21, 14-21 (0:34)     
C2: d. Ric Cervantes / Lucas Yoder (Q52,32)  26-24, 22-24, 15-13 (1:21)     
C3: l. Ed Ratledge / Roberto Rodriguez (7)  21-18, 16-21, 7-15 (0:55)     
8/29-9/1 Chicago Adam Roberts Q2 25   132
Q2: d. Ray Birtcher / Dillon Cox (Q34)  15-21, 21-15, 15-5 (0:57)
Q3: l. Jon Ferrari / Garrett Wessberg (Q18,23)  8-21, 21-19, 12-15 (1:00)
9/19-22 Waikiki Adam Roberts Q5 17   133
Q2: d. Matt Motter / Gabriel Ospina (Q12)  21-16, 26-24 (0:52)
Q3: l. Miles Partain / Lev Priima (Q4,15)  18-21, 15-21 (0:42)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 13-10  
Sets Won-Lost: 29-27  
Points Scored-Allowed: 1017-1015
Tournaments Played: 8
Best Finish: 7th
Winnings: $3,725
Points: 1113
Ranking: 39th
 

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