Emma Benner
Emma  Benner

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Forest Lake, Minn.

High School:
Forest Lake

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
12/15/1997

10/13/2017

MXC Tops 6 Ranked Foes at Wisconsin

Emma Benner and Jaret Carpenter led the way for the women and men

10/12/2017

Nuttycombe Invite Next for XC

The Boilermakers compete in their final big meet before Big Tens

09/30/2017

MXC 7th, WXC 15th at Louisville Meet

The Boilermakers faced the nation's best on both sides

09/29/2017

XC Heads to Greater Louisville Classic

Saturday's meet is at the same site as the NCAA Championships

09/22/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

2016 (FRESHMAN)
  • Competed in 6 events including Big 10 championships, NCAA Regionals, and NCAA Championships
  • Ran a 5K time of 17:39.3 at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships to finish 1st
  • Ran a 6K time of 20:14.7 to finish 7th at NCAA Regionals
  • Ran a season best 16:41.9 5K at the Joe Piane Invitational
High School
• She won a state championship in the 3200 M her senior season.
• Emma was a Junior Olympic Cross Country National Champion in 2014, a Nike National Qualifier in 2015, and a three time USJTF Junior National Participant.
• Four year letter winner, earned all-conference honors all four years. 
• All-State selection her junior and senior years, and was also selected as a member of the Academic All-State team her sophomore, junior, and senior years.
• During her junior year, she was part of the school record breaking 4x800 team and she holds the school record for the 3200 M.

Personal
• Given name is Emma Linnae Benner.
• Born Dec. 15, 1997 to parents Joan and Michael.
• Has one sister, Anna.
• She is from Hugo, Minnesota.
• Intends on majoring in Pre-Occupational Therapy.

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